SMB trends driving interest in Online File Sharing and Collaboration (OFSC) solutions

June 5th, 2014

SMB Group recently wrapped up its 2014 Small and Medium Business Routes to Market Study, which examined U.S. SMB technology adoption and the buying cycle in 10 key solution areas. (Small businesses are defined as those with 1 to 99 employees, … Continue reading

SMB Group Top 10 SMB Technology Trends For 2014

December 10th, 2013

Here are SMB Group’s Top 10 SMB Technology Trends for 2014! A more detailed description of each follows below. 1.     Progressive SMBs Use Technology as a Game Changer 2.     Cloud Adoption Accelerates, But SMBs Steer Clear of Dark Clouds 3.     … Continue reading

SMB Group Top 10 SMB Technology Trends For 2014

December 10th, 2013

Here are SMB Group’s Top 10 SMB Technology Trends for 2014! A more detailed description of each follows below. 1.     Progressive SMBs Use Technology as a Game Changer 2.     Cloud Adoption Accelerates, But SMBs Steer Clear of Dark Clouds 3.     … Continue reading

2013 SMB Mobile Attitudes and Challenges

April 24th, 2013

The rapid rise of mobile in the consumer space is accelerating the explosive growth of mobile solutions in the business world. Businesses recognize that mobile solutions can empower employees to be more productive and responsive to customers. Likewise, they realize … Continue reading

Report Card: 2012 Top 10 SMB Technology Market Predictions

November 27th, 2012

–by Laurie McCabe and Sanjeev Aggarwal, SMB Group Before developing our 2013 predictions, we wanted to assess how we did on our 2012 Top 10 SMB Technology Predictions. Here’s our take–please let us know what grades you would have given … Continue reading

SAP TechEd 2012: Implications for SMEs and the Partner Ecosystem

October 31st, 2012

Sanjeev Aggarwal, Partner, SMB Group During the week of October 15, I attended SAP TechEd 2012 in Las Vegas, along with about 6,500 SAP technology specialists and partners, and a small group of influencers. Although SAP is more widely renowned … Continue reading

Pathways to a Successful Mobile Business Strategy

September 4th, 2012

The phenomenal rise of mobile applications development and adoption creates both new opportunities and challenges for businesses. Is your business ready to reap the benefits of mobile solutions, or are you in danger of falling behind? Now, more than ever, … Continue reading

Today’s SMB Social Media Market Creates Opportunities for Tomorrow

August 6th, 2012

SMB businesses are increasing their adoption of social media solutions year over year–rising from 44% to 53% in small business (1-99 employees) and 52% to 63% in medium business (100-999 employees). But what business functions are SMBs using social media … Continue reading

NetSuite SuiteCommerce: Transforming Commerce Solutions and User Experience

June 10th, 2012

 Last week I had the opportunity to attend NetSuite SuiteWorld 2102 in San Francisco. One of the most notable announcements was the launch of NetSuite’s new SuiteCommerce Commerce-as-a-Service (CaaS) platform for B2B and B2C businesses. The SuiteCommerce offering is designed for e-tailers, … Continue reading

IBM Smarter Commerce for Midsize Businesses – Future Trends

April 2nd, 2012

—by Laurie McCabe, SMB Group, in partnership with Brent Leary, CRM Essentials   To help companies understand IBM’s Smarter Commerce initiative, the SMB Group and CRM Essentials are working on a series of posts discussing how technology is empowering today’s customer, … Continue reading