Business Collaboration: Real Time Vs. Asynchronous

In Technology by Daniel Newman2 Comments

Working teams today might be in the same office building or halfway around the world. With a variety of workplace setups making the business industry more diverse all the time, business collaboration tools have become an integral solution for remote collaboration. Small and large companies routinely access these tools, and there are numerous tools that provide all-in-one and one-off solutions …

Lurking in the Shadows: A Case for Embracing Shadow IT

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IT departments increasingly face challenges because of the rapid pace of technological advancement. As companies realize the need to maintain pace with mobile devices and cost-effective cloud solutions, they have also started to realize the need for better IT control. Controlling every access point and non-sanctioned application presents difficulties for the average modern firm. When all connectivity was hardware and …

Digital Transformation Isn’t About Mobile – It’s About Mobility

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This post is sponsored by Samsung Business. All thoughts and opinions are my own. The mobile craze has taken the world by storm. Businesses are optimizing their websites for mobile, and consumers are using their hand held gadgets to learn more about—and make purchases from—their new favorite brands. Entrepreneurs looking to cash in on this trend often turn to digital transformation …

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Trends in Mobility [Report]

In Mobility by Shelly Kramer2 Comments

Smartphones have become such a big part of our everyday lives that it’s easy to forget that it’s less than ten years since the first iPhone saw the light of day. To many, the fact that there was a time when our devices weren’t an integral part of our lives, connecting us to family, friends, and work 24/7 seems impossible. …

Can MSPs Build a Service Around Customer Journey Mapping?

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The history of customer journey mapping is deep and diverse, though it hasn’t always had the same name. Executives at large enterprises like Nordstrom recognized early that understanding customers is important to the success of a business. That’s why they developed their famously lenient return policy. By looking at customer needs and how they engage with your company, you gain …

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How the Internet of Things Will Impact Healthcare

In IoT by Shelly Kramer1 Comment

We’ve been talking a lot this month about the Internet of Things (IoT)—about all its promise for businesses and consumers, its role when it comes to big data, and the risks that will accompany its rise. It’s inarguably both a powerful and challenging tool for all of us across the spectrum of enterprise, from marketers to, CIOs, to IT professionals. …

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The Internet of Things is Here: Is Your Business Ready?

In IoT by Shelly Kramer1 Comment

The Internet of Things (IoT), or as many refer to it, the Internet of Everything (IoE), fueled by the power of big data, is changing the world as we know it. And it’s definitely changing the face of business and what business innovation looks like. Consider this: In 2008 there were more things connected to the Internet than there were …

Assessing Your Enterprise Clients’ Move to the Cloud

In Cloud by Shelly KramerLeave a Comment

Ah, the cloud—the place in the cybersky that enables all those applications and holds all that data for businesses both big and small. It seems like most companies these days have opted to take at least some tentative steps toward cloud—and if they haven’t yet, you can bet it’s been discussed. The more moving parts within a company, though, the …

The Sharing Economy is People Fueled and Cloud Powered

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Sharing technology is all around us. Some well-known companies like Uber (get a ride) and AirBnB (get a room) have mastered it, providing utility and relevancy from their always-available apps. Note that now, though, there are sharing apps for more than just cars and beds. From food to friendship, we can get on-demand, geographically useful access to whatever we need, …

Insight Brokers: Can MSPs Simplify Big Data for Business?

In Big Data by Daniel Newman1 Comment

Big data is a big deal. It’s a term tossed around in the current business environment as a way to gain insights into a company environment or consumer needs. Resources can be streamlined through the use of big data by helping enterprises understand their employees and gauge the demand for products or services – and executives can use it for …