Small/Medium Business

7月 162013
 
In the first two posts in this series, Seeing the Light: How SMBs are Using Data and Insights to Get Ahead, I shared the motivations that prompted three SMBs to replace spreadsheets and intuition with a more sophisticated, analytics-driven approach to run their businesses. In the second, I discussed the [...]
7月 162013
 
In the first two posts in this series, Seeing the Light: How SMBs are Using Data and Insights to Get Ahead, I shared the motivations that prompted three SMBs to replace spreadsheets and intuition with a more sophisticated, analytics-driven approach to run their businesses. In the second, I discussed the [...]
6月 202013
 
In the first post in this series, Seeing the Light: How SMBs are Using Data and Insights to Get Ahead, I shared the motivations that prompted three SMBs (BGF Industries, Oberweis Dairy and Twiddy & Company) to replace spreadsheets and intuition with a more sophisticated, analytics-driven approach. But what factors [...]
6月 052013
 
At a time when information is proliferating at an unprecedented rate, companies that can effectively gather, create and use information can gain dramatic market advantages over those that don’t. SMB Group’s 2012 Routes to Market Study shows that SMBs that have deployed business intelligence and analytics solutions are 51% more [...]
12月 272012
 
Running a small or midsize business is not for the faint of heart. To help you better prepare for 2013, here is our compilation of the most important tech trends to be ready for in the New Year: 1. Mobile: From payment apps like Square and Google Wallet to device-supportive [...]
9月 062012
 
Startups are quickly becoming the lifeblood of new business in this country and around the world.  A vast array of new business ideas and ventures are being generated at a blistering pace by talented entrepreneurs.  Throughout my experience within the small and mid-size business marketplace, I've often found that startups, [...]
8月 292012
 
I recently came across an article in The Wall Street Journal by Sarah Needleman on spending wisely on technology. Needleman talks about the challenges various small businesses and first-time entrepreneurs faced when purchasing technology. The challenges ranged from software upgrades to compatibility issues to scalability. I think these challenges are [...]