Tue, April 22, 2014 - Small businesses increasingly turn to Square to process payments without the hassle (and expense) of custom card-reading hardware. There are other benefits to the service, including analytics and online sales modules, as well as opportunities for larger enterprises to better serve customers.
Mon, April 21, 2014 - Support for open source software is 'unbundled' from the software itself. That actually makes it much easier to get the right level of support at the right price.
Wed, April 16, 2014 - The kill switch application wireless carriers and device manufacturers plan to make available next year for new smartphones could benefit small businesses on a tight budget, an expert says.
Tue, April 08, 2014 - In large-scale organizations, implementing mobile device management (MDM) is typically given. After all, with so many employees using mobile devices that either contain or connect to sources of sensitive information, there needs to be some way to keep everything in check. But what about those companies that aren't big enough to be able to afford an MDM implementation and a full-sized IT department to manage it? Without a means to centralize the control of mobile devices, how can these smaller companies protect their data?
Thu, March 27, 2014 - Using the cloud can bring advantages that could be extra enticing for a small business. Instead of having to invest in hardware to store your files and applications, why not use the cloud? Instead of emailing documents back and forth, why not centrally store them in the cloud?
Tue, March 25, 2014 - The partnership gives SAP additional capabilities without the burden of an acquisition
Tue, March 25, 2014 - Boston-based restaurant chain b.good started its customer loyalty program with email 12 years ago because, well, it couldn't afford much else. As the chain has grown, so has its rewards program, which now has 53,000 'Family' members using keycards and smartphone apps to connect with b.good.
Mon, March 24, 2014 - A framework for Bitcoin derivatives seeks to guard against price swings
Fri, March 14, 2014 - Powell is no tech newbie, having worked in venture capital since 2005
Tue, March 11, 2014 - Given last year's revelations about the National Security Agency's (NSA) massive surveillance and data analytics conducted on Americans, along with continuing stories about local police scanning thousands of license plates per day, it might sound absurd to say that government lags behind the private sector in the use of Big Data analytics.
Tue, March 11, 2014 - Today's businesses generate more data than ever before. Luckily, storage technology is correspondingly cheaper and more plentiful than ever before. This means your small business has work to do if you want to build an effective storage and backup strategy.
Fri, March 07, 2014 - CRM still accounts for "substantially all" of Salesforce.com's revenue
Mon, March 03, 2014 - Wi-Fi is largely a given in today's homes and office buildings. Increasingly, though, retailers, schools and specialty shops are getting into the mix. Here four firms discuss the philosophy behind their free Wi-Fi.