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Flexible Consumption: What Makes Cloud the Ultimate SMB Play

danielnewmanUV
What is it, exactly, that makes cloud such a smart play for the small and midsize company? While there are many things that attribute to how the cloud can help any business big or small, the biggest competitive advantage of cloud can be found in these three areas, which make up the concept of Flexible Consumption.
Flexible Consumption: What Makes Cloud the Ultimate SMB Play

How Technology Is Changing Our Homes and Lives

jessoaks11
It is perhaps not surprising then that one of the first technologies ever invented – the shelter – is evolving in front of us to take advantage of the various technologies found all around us. Whether you live in a home or an apartment, the traditional shelter is set to experience a sea change in the very near future. That change? The smart home.
How Technology Is Changing Our Homes and Lives

Enterprise Networking Vendors Prepare for Disruption

David H Deans
The introduction of open source software platforms and bare-metal systems into the legacy enterprise network realm will eventually disrupt the status-quo for leading vendors that have previously benefited from the lack of unruly innovation. Meanwhile, established vendors can still take advantage of the apparent resistance to change within many traditional IT organizations that depend upon the conservative leadership of cautious CIOs.
Enterprise Networking Vendors Prepare for Disruption

Smart Cities Technology: Opportunities for Midsized Vendors

JulieHunt
The market for smart city technology solutions is still very young and in formative stages, which means there's plenty of room for midsized companies to enter this solution space. Midsized technology vendors who fully understand the needs, desires and challenges that midsized cities have for smart city initiatives will find success in this market.
Smart Cities Technology: Opportunities for Midsized Vendors

AirBNB Flooded With Commercial Interests

Daniel Green
This is a growing problem in other areas of the online marketplace, as tech start-ups designed for the share economy are being encroached by commercial interests looking to increase their own profit margins
AirBNB Flooded With Commercial Interests

Digital Darwinism

tedshelton
Digital Darwinism - when technology and society evolve faster than a company’s ability to adapt - is a very real phenomenon. Technology has changed everything about how people connect, communicate, and ultimately make decisions as consumers. The key challenge is for businesses to meet the call of these new, connected customers…or face extinction.
Digital Darwinism

How Technology Pricing Is Going to Affect Your Business

Alex Coley
I've always needed to be clear on pricing. And I've never known an industry where pricing changes more than in tech. When pricing was simple, products were arbitrary. Now pricing is complex but the options are near infinite. Where is technology pricing going next?
How Technology Pricing Is Going to Affect Your Business

How Social Media Can Influence Health and Weight

PaisleyHansen
Our world is obsessed with weight loss and the honest truth is people are posting it on their social profiles. A weight loss education can actually be found on your friends social profiles and if not them pay attention to companies that center their business model around weight loss. Let the social web make you thinner and healthier than ever before just by being active online!
How Social Media Can Influence Health and Weight

Does Apple Pay Spell the End for Banks?

Chris Measures
The launch of Apple Pay in the US this week is the newest threat to traditional banks. So what can banks do to out-innovate the likes of Apple? And can they change a culture still built on retail, branch-based banking to reflect a modern, mobile-first lifestyle?
Does Apple Pay Spell the End for Banks?

What’s Behind Hubspot’s IPO and Infusionsoft's $55 Million Financing?

danfreeman
Two huge events shook the world of marketing technology last week and demonstrated the continued determination to harness marketing data to improve marketing and sales processes. On October 6th, Infusionsoft―makers of marketing automation software serving the small business sector―announced a new $55 million round of funding.
What’s Behind Hubspot’s IPO and Infusionsoft's $55 Million Financing?