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Forceworks What can CRM do for SMB? (Part 6, Marketing)Customer Relationship Management is pointless with customers. Getting customers is the result of two efforts: Marketing, to generate interest, and Sales to close the deals. We have previously discussed how CRM manages Sales; in th...
Customer Relationship Management is pointless with customers. Getting customers is the result of two efforts: Marketing, to generate interest, and Sales to close the deals. We have previously discussed how CRM manages Sales; in this […]Source: What can CRM do for SMB? (Part 6, Ma...
In this article of the Performance Tuning Windows 2012 series we’ll focus on the Networking Subsystem. We’ll approach the various optimization guidelines by layer, starting with the hardware and drivers. We’ll also cover NDIS, the protocol stack, and user mode applications. Let’s star...
By BobGourley Disruptive IT List The CTOvision.com Disruptive IT List is our assessment of the technology firms with the greatest potential for virtuous disruption of enterprise IT. Our goal is to provide enterprise CTOs with advanced notice of firms they should be evaluating now for u...
Recently, I got an email from a CRM provider about a free ebook on the social sales revolution. It piqued my curiosity. Before you know it, I was registering to download it. At that time, I was just interested in learning. I didn't want to talk to anyone. I didn't want to be a "lead....
Gartner has been predicting for last five years that cloud computing will have a transformational impact in next 2 to 5 year! So, it is a good time to step back and ask ourselves… I think the answer cannot be given in simple black-and-white term like “Yes” or “No”. Like the answer to ...
Last week Imation, the company that is known for making CDs, DVDs, magnetic tape and in the past floppy disk (diskettes) bought Nexsan, a company known for the SATA and SAS storage products. Imation is also (or should be) owns the TDK and Memorex names (remember is it real or is it ...
Businesses live and die by their ability to sell. Despite common belief, the key to successful selling in the cloud doesn't rely on the technology infrastructure behind the scenes -- the real key is in billing. In essence, a cloud solution is an agreement between the vendor and the us...
Montreal, Canada, January 08, 2013 --(PR.com)-- Visual 2000 International Inc. (http://www.visual-2000.com) announces general availability of Visual Viewer™ Version 2, a groundbreaking PLM mobility app for the iPad®. Following just months after the inaugural release, the la...
If Homer only knew back in 1994 that smartphone mobile apps would someday start to creep into precious TV viewing time, he probably would have written, ‘No Smartphone and No Specialty Beer Make Homer Go Crazy,’ in the Simpson’s classic Treehouse of Horror V. It’s no surprise that time...
Forceworks What can CRM do for SMB? (Part 4, Accounts & Contacts)Okay, so far we have gone through “high-level” overviews of Leads and Opportunities. This post will be a little shorter as we dive into Accounts and Contacts. I say a little shorter as the concept [̷...
Okay, so far we have gone through “high-level” overviews of Leads and Opportunities. This post will be a little shorter as we dive into Accounts and Contacts. I say a little shorter as the concept […]Source: What can CRM do for SMB? (Part 4, Accounts & Contacts) ...
Forceworks What can CRM do for SMB? (Part 2, Leads)In my first post in this series I tried to show how spreadsheets and email clients really don’t cut it for meaningful client relationship management. I wrote about how some of the “CRM Lite” applications are […...
In my first post in this series I tried to show how spreadsheets and email clients really don’t cut it for meaningful client relationship management. I wrote about how some of the “CRM Lite” applications are […]Source: What can CRM do for SMB? (Part 2, Leads) F...
It’s neither particularly newsworthy nor insightful to suggest that ‘Big Data’ gets everywhere these days, but two recent items reminded me of the gulf between credible execution of a big data play and the more questionable tacking of the big data meme onto an otherwi...
Cloud services brokerage aims for greater density in strategic markets, deeper alignment with existing partners, and expansion into new technology categories. ATLANTA, Georgia – December 20, 2012 - Cloud Sherpas has completed a $40 million Series B capital raise that will help th...
Leading cloud services brokerage makes second major move this month aimed at helping global enterprise organizations adopt and leverage cloud technology. ATLANTA, Georgia – December 20, 2012 – Cloud Sherpas has acquired CloudTrigger, a top California-based cloud solution co...
December is a great time to look back at the year and spend some time thinking about the great new friends we have made, the transformations along the way and the progress we have enjoyed as a business.  The team at Zoomstra wanted to share our year in review to give you a glimpse insi...
Sometimes, it is those of us in the tech industry who are our own worse examples of actually using the technologies that we have created. Take the example of tools that variously go under the headings of sentiment analysis, social … Continue reading →
New module links data from leading software systemsLondon, 18 December 2012 - United Planet (www.unitedplanet.com), one of the leading developers of enterprise portal software in Europe, has introduced a graphic "Relationship Designer" module that links data from all software systems o...
Forceworks What can CRM do for SMB? (Part 1, What is it?)Those of you who have followed any of my past blogs know that I am fond of multi-part series. I have been noodling around about doing a series on CRM for a while and my […]
Those of you who have followed any of my past blogs know that I am fond of multi-part series. I have been noodling around about doing a series on CRM for a while and my […]Source: What can CRM do for SMB? (Part 1, What is it?) Forceworks
Award recognises Artesian's ability to help organisations take advantage of information across social channels to transform the way they engage with prospects and customersArtesian Solutions ("Artesian"), a leading provider of cloud-based Social CRM and brand surveillance software, tod...
Provides 'no drama' video solutions designed for simplicity and mobile collaborationDelivers affordable, high performance video collaboration solutions for SMEs and Enterprises Features integration and interoperability with Avaya and multi-vendor video conferencing platforms enabling s...
Things are really changing and the pace of change is only going to accelerate. In order for organizaitons to meet this change they must rethink the way they function. Technology continues to shift power to the consumer and the adoption of tablets, mobile, and social networks have resu...
Forceworks Alone on top of an underwater glacierI recently attended the Microsoft Cloud Partner Summit at Microsoft HQ near Seattle. To say the experience was enlightening would be a significant understatement. Here were gathered 90 partners, one representative each, from the top [...
I recently attended the Microsoft Cloud Partner Summit at Microsoft HQ near Seattle. To say the experience was enlightening would be a significant understatement. Here were gathered 90 partners, one representative each, from the top […]Source: Alone on top of an underwater glacie...
This week, my colleague Ed King presented a webinar with Eve Maler (
Did you know ABIresearch is evaluating M2M/Internet of Things vendors now?  I didn't know until I saw this report about the leading M2M (machine to machine) vendors today.  The report category is called M2M Application Enablement Platform (AEP). Seems ABIresearch has a Compe...
Cloud computing isn’t just re-inventing technology, it will also drive evolution of the business practices that the technology is used for. For example CRM: Customer Relationship Management. This is a science that started as simple contact management apps, like ACT!, through Goldmine...
Montreal, Canada, November 30, 2012 --(PR.com)-- Visual 2000 International Inc. (http://www.visual-2000.com) is launching Visual WebStore.net™, an all-new e-business solution designed to simplify the online sales and order fulfillment processes for fashion retailers and brands. ...
London, United Kingdom, November 28, 2012 --(PR.com)-- XTime is now using Storage Made Easy's SaaS unified Cloud File Server Platform. XTime is the leading provider of web scheduling and customer relationship management (CRM) solutions for automotive service departments in North A...
- web application auditing technology nominated in Security and Cloud categories-27th November 2012, Basingstoke, UK, - Cloud application auditing and security company, SaaSID, has been nominated as finalist in two categories of the 2012 Tech Trailblazer awards. Voting is open to the p...
Ross Mason from Mulesoft recently wrote an article entitled "
BRACKNELL, UK - 20th November, 2012 - Many organisations have customer service and sales staff covering very wide geographical areas, but they need to keep customer intelligence completely up to date in order to deliver top quality customer service and maximize the lead-to-conversion r...
The Field Mobility News Weekly is an online newsletter made up of the most interesting news and articles related to field mobility that I run across each week.  I am specifically targeting information that reflects market data and trends. Also read Enterprise Mobility Asia New...
New York, NY, November 15, 2012 --(PR.com)-- InterDyn is pleased to announce that two highly respected VARs, LBMC Technologies and L. Kianoff & Associates have joined their national network of providers. The firms share like-minded decisions to join as it was very much about bein...
New integrated telephony solution provides marketers with greater transparency of the value creation process14 November 2012: NewVoiceMedia today announces that it has joined Marketo LaunchPoint, the most complete ecosystem of compelling solutions for marketers, to provide its clients ...
Welcome to Enterprise Mobility Asia News Weekly, an online newsletter that consists of the most interesting news and articles related to enterprise mobility in Asia.  Asia is predicted to be the fastest area of growth for enterprise mobility between now and 2016. Also read Fiel...
With 1 in 4 businesses having never heard of RTI, Sage launches new offering that goes beyond compliance to provide users with the necessary support and guidance to navigate the changeNewcastle, 9th November 2012 - Business software and services provider Sage today removed uncertainty ...