Approaching an SaaS (Software as a Service) solution for your business is a daunting task. To help clarify the somewhat murky waters of SaaS sales pitches, blogger Fayez Mohamood offers some practical advice to help prevent a contracting disaster.
New business partnerships are announced daily. LevelUp and Sprint, Apple and Wells Fargo, Verizon and Comcast, Ford and Microsoft to name just a few. But big names aren’t the only ones to benefit from strategic partnerships.
Chad Burmeister takes a sledge hammer to the nail with information that reminds us that up to 70 percent or more of a company’s inbound leads are lost because sales reps aren’t able to pick up the phone and respond to leads. On average, it takes a rep..
K.V. Rao is spot on about his concern that enterprises have been left out in the cold with respect to historical data reporting that doesn’t answer the question of how the company is performing. Companies like Salesforce have introduced “Salesforce..
From The KISSmetrics Marketing Blog by Neil Patel @neilpatel
Ken Beam provides an excellent overview of problems that may surface when marketing SaaS products through resellers or referral partners. There’s a difference between the two entities. Here’s the breakdown:
Millennials Want Self-Checkout With Mobile Payments
Curt Raffi offers up interesting insights about what he would do if he could turn back the hands of time. Whether you’re 22 and just starting out, or a seasoned pro looking to upgrade or change directions, there are some common sense approaches that..
Jay Quiles offers some quaint insights about the advantages and benefits of getting your superiors to learn more about you and what you do on the job. Of course, accomplishing this task can be a challenge, depending on the size of your company and..
Ramakrishnan M brings his knowledge and experience to bare as he reminds us of the importance of firms being able to focus on conversion. No doubt, getting conversions is becoming more of a challenge. Here are a few of his suggestions.
Wendy Kelly speaks to the fact that if you can teach one person you can teach many. Why not package your knowledge in 2015 and provide an online course for people in your network? There are notable pioneers, like Seth Godin and Guy Kawasaki who..
Anubhav Saxena reminds us of the The Outsourcing Institute's annual Wall Street Tech conference on June 2, 2015. Conference highlights will include cloud computing, automation, mobility, and cyber security/compliance. These are all areas that interest..
Mike Roberts offers timely information on the merits of Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS). At present, there’s a lot of controversy surrounding their use. Recruiters feel they’re necessary, while a growing number of job applicants are displeased with..
Katherine Noyes reports that IBM has launched a new security intelligence to help businesses and organizations surmise whether a threat is real or if it’s a simple anomaly. The intelligence system can draw data from more than 500 supported and..
Jeremey Boudinet likely touches on a subject that not every business professional is aware of: gaming software. Gaming software turns the tough job of inside sales into a game that tracks and rewards their performance on a dashboard that displays..
Derik Vanvleet has something important to share! There’s an important difference between Proof of Concept and Proof of Compatibility. Knowing the difference can be the reason your company succeeds or fails. A Proof of Concept is basically a..
Harriette Halepis reminds us that a managed service provider, MSP, and your business are just like any relationship. Sometimes relationships stop working, and the only sensible solution is to find a way to end it. Your biggest concern will be knowing..
Fear and ignorance are a dangerous combination. Dave Lewis recalls his days working for companies in the IT industry, along with his exploits of being a vendor. During the entire period, he kept a journal of projects he worked on and IT challenges he..
Adam Greenberg provides an excellent overview of Exploit Kits. If your computer is running windows, visiting an infected forum could result in a redirect to the Fiesta Exploit Kit. A redirect is a key to creating harmful magic exploitation tricks. Its..
Banks are not glamourous — FinTech is.
It’s fancy to get excited over FinTech these days. But why exactly should we?
Some background information for novice readers: FinTech means financial technology. It encompasses a new wave of companies changing..
Survey Says Mobile Payment Interest Increasing By Brianna Ahearn, contributing writer for retailsolutionsonline.com
Arik Hesseldahl reminds us that a security breach is a serious matter for any company, large or small. When it happens, anger and finger-pointing are likely to follow. However, findings revealed by a new survey on security trends, indicate that the..
Mathew French weighs in on how the need for performance management is changing the face of how Human Resources departments must operate. In reality, there has to be a change. For many managers, the perception of HR is that it operates largely as an..