Using Cloud Analytics to Make Big Data Actionable For SMBs

February 22nd, 2016

“Big data” is a big buzzword in the IT industry—and for good reason. Basically, we’re doubling the amount of digital data that we create every two years, according to the EMC Digital Universe Study. Think about all of the different … Continue reading

Does Salesforce’s Refreshed SMB Strategy Add Up?

January 19th, 2016

Salesforce hosted its second annual Analyst Summit last week. This year’s format was much more engaging and interactive format than last year, sparking lots of interesting questions and discussions among analysts and the Salesforce team. At a high level, Salesforce’s … Continue reading

My Top Posts From 2015

January 14th, 2016

Seems like we blinked and its already 2016! I hope your New Year is off to a great start. Here are my most popular blogs from 2015. Thank you again for reading and commenting on them. And please let me … 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

Intuit: Finding New Footing In the Small Business Cloud

November 9th, 2015

Intuit’s tack to build new, data-driven services for small businesses–such as its new lending service–provides the company with an exciting opportunities to disrupt the status quo and create new revenue streams. Continue reading

Cloud Cover: Cloud Management and Security for SMBs

November 3rd, 2015

As cloud adoption grows, so does the complexity of managing and securing data in the cloud. Continue reading

Making The Internet of Things Real For SMBs

October 26th, 2015

The Internet has delivered its latest game changer: the Internet of things, or IoT. Yet, IoT is barely on the radar of most small and medium business (SMB) decision-makers.SMBs need help to better understand this trend, and the opportunities and challenges it presents. Continue reading

Automation and Insight: Intacct’s Focus for Dreamforce 2015

October 5th, 2015

“Organizations need empirical data to make both strategic and tactical decisions. If they can see what’s happening, they can spot opportunities and go after them. Or if all of the sudden there’s a new issue starting to bubble, you’ll see it and you can hone in on it. ” Continue reading

Sage’s Everest: Building Mind and Market Share With A New Generation of SMBs

August 4th, 2015

At last week’s Sage Summit, one of the featured speakers was renowned British explorer, entrepreneur and adventurer Justin Packshaw. Among other achievements, Packshaw spoke about the challenges he and his team of 10 climbers faced to successfully reach—and then descend—the … Continue reading

SMB Spotlight: Empowering A Billion Women by 2020 Teams Up With Xero

June 15th, 2015

EBW2020 is about empowering a billion women on a global basis worldwide over the next few years, by providing them tools, technology, and resources to empower their success as leaders and as entrepreneurs.
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