How to leverage social CRM for B2B marketing

Social networking has transformed the way businesses relate to their customers. Customer relationship management (CRM) is no longer a monolithic, one-way sales push; it requires meaningful engagement across multiple channels and a 360-degree knowledge of every customer. According to a Pew Research study from January 2014, 74 percent of all online adults use at least […]

Autodesk software now free for all students, academia worldwide

The Bay Area-based Autodesk announced Monday all of its design software will be available to students, teachers and academic institutions free in 188 countries. A press release states “from students as young as 13 years old leveraging Fusion 360 to conceptualize and 3D print prosthetic devices, to college teams developing environmentally sustainable homes using BIM […]

Should SMBs go beyond QuickBooks for their accounting software?

Is Intuit well positioned to maintain its dominance in the small-to-medium business accounting software market in cloud era? Is the company’s long-running QuickBooks franchise still the best option for SMBs? QuickBooks has been around in one form or another for a generation. But over the past few years, cloud-based mobile competitors have been gaining customers […]

Software-defined networking: A primer for non-techies

B2B tech is getting smarter. Back at the dawn of internet time, you had boxes and routers and a network was ‘managed’ by plugging and unplugging things. Each device had its own brain and each component had to be individually managed, and like Christmas lights, an entire network could be dependent on one faulty connection. […]

13 things you need to consider before bringing your business to the cloud

Individuals, businesses, non-profit organizations and schools are heading to the cloud. The innovation in the cloud-computing industry is emphatically transforming the workplace as a greater abundance of data is being stored. Data is being accessed from anywhere and everywhere and the way workers are performing their job duties is evolving. The cloud era is here […]