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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Charting a Course in the ERP Clouds

May 21st, 2015

For many SMBs, limited IT resources and budgets are the norm. This makes keeping pace with technology requirements an uphill battle. Over the past several years, cloud-based solutions have helped SMBs put technology solutions to work with less cost and … Continue reading

The Cloud Comes Full Circle: Sage and Salesforce Team Up For Sage Life

May 13th, 2015

The partnership brings together opposite ends of the software universe. It pairs Salesforce, pioneer and poster child for the cloud, with Sage, which has arguably been one of the slowest software vendors to embrace cloud computing. Continue reading

Discussing 2015 SMB Tech Trends, Part 1: Cloud is the New IT Infrastructure for SMBs

January 22nd, 2015

Recently, I had the pleasure of kicking off the new year as a guest on Act Local Marketing for Small Business with host Kalynn Amadio. Each week, Kalynn shares information and actionable tips to help inspire and motivate small and medium … Continue reading

Slide Show Version! SMB Group’s Top 10 SMB Tech Trends for 2015

January 14th, 2015

(Originally published on the SMB Group website and available here in .pdf format). Here are SMB Group’s Top 10 SMB Technology Trends for 2015 in slide show format!

My Top 10 Posts from 2014

December 1st, 2014

Wow, December really came quickly this year! So I figured that I would post my most popular blogs from 2014 now, before people are devoting all of their online time to holiday shopping!   Cloud Is The New Normal for … Continue reading

IBM Reimagines the Email Story With IBM Verse

November 18th, 2014

You’ve got mail! It’s been a long time since most of us have experienced the surge of pleasurable anticipation that Tom Hanks and Meg Ryan enjoyed in the 1998 classic, “You’ve Got Mail.” Instead, if you’re like me and many … Continue reading

Dell’s Strategy to Bring Game-Changing Technologies to SMBs

November 17th, 2014

This is the second post in a two-part blog series discussing Dell’s strategy to help SMBs better capitalize on technology. The first, A New Cloud Formation: Dell Cloud Marketplace, provides perspectives from Dell World 2014. This second post, which is excerpted from SMB Group’s … Continue reading