Laurie McCabe's Blog

Yocale’s “Book Local” Solution for Small Businesses

December 1st, 2016

Laurie:      Today I am speaking with Arash Asli, who is the Chief Executive Officer at Yocale.  Arash and I met earlier this year at a Salesforce event.  Arash’s company, Yocale, provides small local businesses with some very compelling … Continue reading

Kronos: Workforce Ready Mission for SMBs

November 21st, 2016

Smaller businesses are usually preoccupied with what it takes to grow the business and keep the lights on—getting customers in the door, generating more revenue and maintaining profitability (Figure 1). Business growth and profitability are still extremely important priorities as … Continue reading

Intuit: Helping Very Small Businesses Connect the Dots

November 1st, 2016

There’s no question that cloud is the new normal for very small businesses (VSBs, with 1 to 19 employees).  Cloud computing has made it easy for VSBs to access, buy and deploy the business solutions that they need to automate … Continue reading

Act Local to Grow Global: Part 1, Entrepreneurs’ Organization

October 6th, 2016

How can quality localization help small and medium businesses (SMBs) enter, sustain and grow their businesses internationally? I’ve been interviewing customers for this four-part blog series, sponsored by SDL, to learn more about how SMBs are using localization to improve … Continue reading

Where is SMB Collaboration Headed?

October 3rd, 2016

—by Sanjeev Aggarwal and Laurie McCabe  In today’s digital age, location no longer needs to be a barrier between co-workers. Whether the other person is sitting next to you or on the other side of the world, collaboration solution—such as … Continue reading

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Considerations for UCC Vendors in the SMB Market

October 19th, 2016

The market opportunity for UCC vendors in the U.S. SMB segment is around $4.5B for 2016—and growing. According to SMB Group’s recently completed 2016 Small and Medium Business Communication, Collaboration and Mobility Study, although just 12% of small businesses (companies … Continue reading

SMB Adoption of Unified Communication and Collaboration (UCC) On the Rise

October 11th, 2016

—by Sanjeev Aggarwal and Laurie McCabe Today’s small businesses need the right mix of collaboration tools to create a productive work environment. SMBs looking for new collaboration solutions that will help them work smarter, and achieve top business goals of … Continue reading

SMB Group’s 2016 Top 10 SMB Technology Trends

December 22nd, 2015

Here are SMB Group’s Top 10 SMB Technology Trends for 2016! A more detailed description of each follows below. (Note: SMB Group is the source for all research data quoted unless otherwise indicated.) SMBs That Make the Business-Technology Performance Connection … Continue reading

SAP Anywhere – Enabling SMBs to market, sell and commerce with an integrated front office solution

November 30th, 2015

The retail sector has a well-earned reputation as one of the most challenging industries for participants to navigate successfully. Retailers – be they traditional brick and mortar companies, online sellers or, often, a combination of the two – must manage … Continue reading

How do SMBs source mobile applications?

August 22nd, 2015

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How do SMBs source mobile applications?

August 22nd, 2015

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What are the top three most important criteria for selecting a mobile business app?

July 19th, 2015

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Does you company have a mobile friendly website?

June 28th, 2015

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What do you view as the top 3 benefits for your company’s employees as a result of using mobile solutions for business?

June 22nd, 2015

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Do you agree or disagree with the following statements (mobile apps)?

June 15th, 2015

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