Grower's Secret, which makes organic plant growth enhancer, held almost all meetings virtually to reduce its travel footprint but found structured face-to-face interaction improved efficiency.
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Android and Apple iPhone devices will get a richer conferencing and unified communications experience with Avaya IP Office 8.0.
Financial software developer redesigns mobile credit-card reader technology for more accuracy.
Built with Google programming interfaces, the Quipu incQubator dashboard integrates feeds from services such as Concur or QuickBooks, as well as key social networks.
Saturdays Surf makes the most of limited retail space by using LightSpeed software, helping it show off more surfboards and get lines moving more quickly.
Before you decide to ditch your wireline connection completely, understand the tradeoffs in bandwidth, access speed and hidden costs.
FinancialForce keeps financial teams in the loop about sales pipeline and progress update. Developed with force.com, the application supports the Chatter collaboration tool.
By enabling caregivers to file paperwork electronically with Windows Phone and Allscripts, First Choice Home Health & Hospice of Utah dramatically reduced mileage expenses.
Software allows businesses to create team profiles that help make online chat more personal and extends communications options beyond chat to voice, video and email.
More than half of small businesses plan to increase or maintain their spending on tablet computers this year, according to NPD Group's latest SMB Technology Monitor.