Monthly Archives: October 2012

Is it time to expand your small business?

Are you thinking that it’s time to expand your small business in order to grow?  Maybe you’ve trimmed your costs as much as possible and the only way you see increasing profits is to expand in some way. Expansion may mean offering complementary products to the ones you currently provide or expanding your services to attract a different customer or to get more business from … Continue reading Is it time to expand your small business? »

Where Good Ideas Come From

Author Steven Johnson spoke at WorkTech 2012 in the Bay Area this year and passed on some important knowledge to all of us.  His book Where Good Ideas Come From talks about space, innovation, workspaces, and all the things we think about when discussing smarter working.  It was ranked one of the year’s best books by The Economist, and was a finalist for best business … Continue reading Where Good Ideas Come From »

New Infographic Makes A Case For Space

As work needs and technologies evolve, you need a workspace that can adapt to you. You may have heard a lot about the many benefits of open offices. But now that you’re in an open office, how do you make the most of it? Our new infographic shows you how to do the best possible work in the most conducive environment.  

Where is your small business on the social media path to influence?

In our “Big Trends for Small Business,” which we hope you’ve had a chance to read, we point out that among the top trends impacting small business social media is not going away. A recent study of 400 decision makers at small and medium sized businesses conducted by Duct Tape Marketing and Vocus, a provider of cloud based marketing software, suggests that most of you … Continue reading Where is your small business on the social media path to influence? »

How mobile device management technology can protect your small business

Mobile device management (MDM) technology has yet to catch on at most small businesses despite the growing reliance on mobile devices.  A recent CDW 2012 Small Business Mobility Survey  indicates that most small businesses are unfamiliar with the software that secures monitors, manages and supports mobile devices deployed across a company. Among the 376 small business IT managers surveyed by CDW, (IT managers made up … Continue reading How mobile device management technology can protect your small business »

Executives Globally are Demanding more Unified Communications

Telecom firm BT conducted a study and found that executives all over the world want to see more of Unified Communications.  UC is trending in many workplaces, but some have been hesitant to start taking advantage of UC products and services.  Eighty-four percent of the respondents said that unified communications helped them be more successful by taking advantage of combining IM, email, phone, video, and … Continue reading Executives Globally are Demanding more Unified Communications »