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Digital Transformation Is Crucial for Longevity, According to Cisco Study

A new study reveals just how much the COVID-19 pandemic is accelerating small business digital transformation. With this modernization increasingly becoming a necessity, both networking giant Cisco and market intelligence firm IDC recommend eight steps entrepreneurs can take now. These insights are from the 2020 Small Business Digital Maturity Study, commissioned by Cisco. IDC’s analysis...

The Blowfish Effect: How to Make Your Small Business Look Like a Big One

The Blowfish Effect: How to Make Your Small Business Look Like a Big One

America loves small businesses. Research from Gallup confirms that Americans are three times as likely to express confidence in small business as they are in big business. Still, it can be difficult for smaller companies with less staff and more budget constraints to take on large, entrenched competitors and win. But all of that...

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Leveling the Technology Playing Field for Small Business: A Candid Conversation with Zoho President Raj Sabhlok

Small businesses enter the commerce arena at a clear disadvantage to large corporations with deep pockets. Limited resources and funding force them to get incredibly creative with their business efforts to compete for customers. It also forces them to find solutions that level the technology playing field and allow them to perform like an...

Taking Your Small Business from Manual Methods to Automated Solutions

Taking Your Small Business from Manual Methods to Automated Solutions

Small business owners who are just starting out tend to rely on manual methods for accomplishing business tasks. It’s a numbers game, and at the beginning you have fewer products, customers, vendors, and contacts. This means that the manual work doesn’t take much time, and you may not be motivated to find automated solutions. However,...

Virtual Desktop Infrastructure: What You Need to Know Before Making the Switch

Virtual Desktop Infrastructure: What You Need to Know Before Making the Switch

Virtual Desktop Infrastructure, or VDI, is an internet-based hosted desktop service. Currently, over a third of businesses already use some level of a virtual desktop within their organisation, with a further third predicted to make the switch to the infrastructure within the next three years. A Quick Background Typically, in an office environment, there are multiple...