SMB Spotlight: IBM’s Midmarket GM On New Partner Strategy and Programs for SMB and Midmarket Companies (Part 2)

February 24th, 2015

Sanjeev: Hi, this Sanjeev Aggarwal from the SMB Group, and in today’s SMB Spotlight I’m speaking with John Mason, who is IBM’s General Manager for Midmarket. Hi John. Thanks for joining me in this two-part discussion about new IBM developments … Continue reading

Intacct Collaborate: Bringing Sales and Finance Together

November 3rd, 2014

This video interview was originally posted on SMB Group Spotlight.  [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N3oDggLhOw4&w=425&h=350] Laurie: Hi, this is Laurie McCabe from SMB Group and today I’m here on the SMB Spotlight at Salesforce’s Dreamforce 2014 Conference.  I’m talking to Aaron Harris, who … Continue reading

Intacct Collaborate: Bringing Sales and Finance Together

November 3rd, 2014

This video interview was originally posted on SMB Group Spotlight.  [youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N3oDggLhOw4&w=425&h=350] Laurie: Hi, this is Laurie McCabe from SMB Group and today I’m here on the SMB Spotlight at Salesforce’s Dreamforce 2014 Conference.  I’m talking to Aaron Harris, who … Continue reading

Cloud is the New Normal

October 26th, 2014

Using ATS and Assessments for an Automated, Uniform Recruitment Process

September 22nd, 2014

Whether a business is large or small, identifying, qualifying and hiring the right employees is critical to innovation and growth. But, as the recession wanes and the economy picks up, more companies are hiring, and competition—especially for top talent is … Continue reading

CollaborHaitian: How CIC Uses Social Business to Crowd Source Medical Care in Haiti

April 26th, 2013

When small business owners and entrepreneurs think of IBM, they often mistakenly assume that IBM’s sophisticated solutions are only affordable by large corporations. And IBM sometimes lags the competition in garnering SMB mind share. But some of its offerings are … Continue reading

Infusionsoft: Big Dreams for Small Business

April 2nd, 2013

Infusionsoft: Big Dreams for Small Business Last week I attended InfusionCon 2013, Infusionsoft’s annual user event. In case you’re not familiar with Infusionsoft, they provide web-based all-in-one sales, marketing and ecommerce software aimed at “true” small businesses with 25 or … Continue reading

A View From the MSP Trenches: Cloud Opportunities in the Midmarket

October 10th, 2012

As discussed in my blog, IBM’s Managed Service Provider Initiatives for Midmarket: An Interview with Mike McClurg, IBM views MSPs as an increasingly critical channel for delivering cloud-based technology solutions to midmarket companies. Just a few days after I posted this … Continue reading

SAP Business One, Chapter Two: Raising the Small Business Bar

June 29th, 2012

In the world of SAP enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions for small and medium businesses (SMBs), SAP Business One is sometimes overshadowed by SAP Business All-in-One (BAiO), which has SAP’s large enterprise ERP at its core, and by and SAP … Continue reading

Key Themes from SAP TechEd 2011–How Do They Relate to SMBs?

September 21st, 2011

As the name implies, SAP TechEd offers technical education, such as hands-on workshops, deep-dive lectures and sessions with SAP technical experts about all things SAP. That said, TechEd isn’t for everyone, and it’s no wonder that most of the 6,500+ … Continue reading