Look for video to move beyond conferencing in 2017. That forecast comes from West Unified Communications Services, a global provider of conferencing and collaboration solutions. In “5 predictions for unified communications and collaboration tools in 2017,” Rob Bellmar, EVP of Business Operations for the company, predicts that “video will be huge for UC next … Continue reading Use of video is growing in the workplace. What it means for small business communication.
Small business owners and managers wear many hats and being the buyer for their company’s technology is one of them. A study conducted by Harris Poll on behalf of leading CRM provider Salesforce found that more than 80% of small businesses do not have an IT staff; and 73% of small business owners are responsible … Continue reading Small businesses are connecting with customers using both new tech and traditional tools
It seems that music might not only “soothe the savage beast,” it may help boost the productivity of your small business team. Research conducted by Dr. Teresa Lesiuk, associate professor of Music Therapy at the University of Miami, some years ago found that software developers who listened to music came up with better ideas and … Continue reading Want to improve small business productivity? Let the music roll.
Are you procrastinating about crafting an auto-response “Out of Office” e-mail to let small business customers and associates know that you’re heading out for a summer holiday? As much as you need a vacation – and your family and close friends are strongly encouraging you to take one – it’s not easy to take a … Continue reading How to take a worry-free break from your small business
Are you beginning to understand the meaning of growing pains? Your small business has finally achieved that first stage of growth that you worked so hard to achieve. But now a whole new set of challenges faces you as you try to keep up with new opportunities, growing customer demands and adding more – and … Continue reading Keep sound down and productivity up with noise-canceling headsets as your small business team grows