Monthly Archives: May 2012

SMBs take it one step at a time to succeed

Neil Armstrong’s famous moon landing quote — “One small step for man, one giant leap for mankind” — came to mind the other day.  Plantronics worked with NASA and all of the Apollo shuttles;  but that wasn’t the reason I thought of the quote.  I recalled Armstrong’s words after reading “Why Entrepreneurs Will Save the … Continue reading SMBs take it one step at a time to succeed »

PDC, What Does It Mean To IT?

On May 9th, 2012 Plantronics announced the Plantronics Developer Community. The PDC is a community for developers who want to build contextually aware applications by leveraging the intelligence made available through a headset. Developers can do this via the Plantronics SDK, taking advantage of headset attributes such as, presence, availability, proximity and caller information. For example, … Continue reading PDC, What Does It Mean To IT? »

SMBs are going for the GREEN year round

You’re not only contributing to the overall economic well-being of the country, you’re doing your part for the environment, as well.  Last month, Office Depot released its Small Business Index  based on an online survey of 1000 SMBs, which indicated that 61 percent of you actively are trying to go greener and 70 percent anticipate … Continue reading SMBs are going for the GREEN year round »

Have a happy Memorial Day weekend and take your much needed break

I hope you are shutting down your business over this holiday weekend to head out of town or enjoy a staycation exploring your local community.  On the other hand, you may just want to settle back and put your feet up, considering all the hours you are putting in. A survey of 258 U.S. small … Continue reading Have a happy Memorial Day weekend and take your much needed break »

Consider coworking spaces to cut costs and boost collaboration

Have you considered coworking spaces to help reduce or maintain the cost of your rent? Many companies are turning to coworking to accommodate their growing geographically dispersed workforce. New mobile devices and cloud computing are contributing significantly to the emergence of coworking environments.  Deskmag, an online magazine, indicates in its Global Coworking survey that there … Continue reading Consider coworking spaces to cut costs and boost collaboration »