Do social networks really sap worker productivity? Is your staff following corporate IT policies? A survey of 1,110 small-business employees confirms your suspicions.
Small Business Matters
Long-time small-business advocate Heather Clancy translates the latest SMB trends -- from e-commerce technologies to cost-effective applications, hardware, collaboration tools and cloud services that improve SMB efficiency.
Heather Clancy is an award-winning business journalist specializing in transformative technology and innovation
Each Ooma Office base station, managed in the cloud, can support up to five extensions and 15 virtual extensions.
With just one person to watch over about 100 workstations and servers, Central Bank & Trust sought a security option that could be used centrally across its five locations.
Although you're like to cut your IT budget somewhat by putting technology into the cloud, only a quarter of small and midsize companies expect to save more than $500 per year.
The service, which supports international transactions and can be updated via a mobile device, currently supports more than 30,000 active stores.
If small-business professionals have their way, fax machines would be the first thing to go in 2014.
After a private beta with more than 1,000 companies, GetFeedback.com goes public with a platform that rethinks the online survey process.
With its network of 15,000 certified translators, One Hour Translation supports at least 75 global languages.
Why should small businesses use a Web conferencing service designed for huge enterprises?
New features from aggressive startup Xero provide tax calculations, update the general ledger, and connect with third-party scheduling and human resources applications.