Blue-9 Climbs to Success With SAP Anywhere

May 30th, 2017

Growing revenues and attracting new customers are the top business goals for small wholesale distributors and retailers. But, in the age of the empowered buyer, these goals are getting more difficult to achieve. Today, both consumers and business buyers have … Continue reading

Ready, Set, Grow: Getting the Tech Expertise Small Businesses Need

May 23rd, 2017

From job creation to innovation, small businesses have a big footprint in the U.S. economy. According to the U.S. Small Business Administration, small businesses constitute 99.7% of U.S. businesses and employ 48% of the private workforce. As important, small businesses … Continue reading

Welcome to Wonderland: Dell EMC’s Virtual Ecosystem For Women Entrepreneurs

May 16th, 2017

Unleashing a fire hose of announcements is the norm at vendor conferences, and Dell EMC World 2017 was no exception. This year’s announcements spanned a wide range of topics, from data center modernization to augmented and virtual reality, and from … Continue reading

Intuit: Big Plans for Helping Small Business Work Smarter

April 12th, 2017

Even though I have tracked Intuit for at least 15 years, I didn’t know that Intuit has about 100 patents pending before the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office related to artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning, and more than 30 … Continue reading

Keep Calm—and Get Marketing Organization with Lately

March 6th, 2017

Laurie:  Today I’m talking with Kate Bradley Chernis, the CEO of Lately, which is a new company that helps businesses to consolidate and streamline marketing activities into more of a unified step-by-step playbook. Kate, before we get into what Lately … Continue reading

Zoho: What You Need To Know

January 24th, 2017

Source: Laurie McCabe’s Blog

StatX: Mobile Dashboards for Small Business

January 11th, 2017

Laurie: Today I’m talking to Prasad Raje, president and CEO of a new company called StatX. I met Prasad this fall at Intuit’s QuickBooks Connect Conference, and was intrigued with the demo I saw of the StatX solution, which provides … Continue reading

Top Takeaways: 2017 Salesforce Analyst Summit

January 6th, 2017

Source: Laurie McCabe’s Blog

SMB Group’s 2017 Top 10 SMB Technology Trends

January 6th, 2017

2017 has the potential to bring unprecedented changes to the technology landscape for SMBs. In most years, the top tech trends tend to develop in an evolutionary way, but this year we also will see some more dramatic shifts that … Continue reading

Dell Technologies: Bringing Digital Transformation Into Focus for Midmarket Companies

January 4th, 2017

At a conceptual level, most mid-market decision-makers understand the need to capitalize on new digital technologies to sustain and grow their businesses. SMB Group survey research shows that 88% of decision-makers in medium business with 100-1,000 employees believe that technology … Continue reading