SMBs

Asteria builds liquidity management solution for SMBs on IBM Cloud

Small businesses operating with lean teams face many challenges, including being distracted by paperwork and planning. These tasks are necessary, but shift focus away from the actual work of the business. Company owners might worry about questions such as What products will sell next month? When will I receive my payments? Do I have enough […]

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IBM Cloud offers SaaS solutions for small businesses

By Lanny (William) Short We’ve all have an idea of where things are heading in technology. We see terms thrown around like “cloud,” “SaaS” and “social media,” etc. But what if your business is not in the world of IT? You know that you need to have some sort of web presence, and you need it to be […]

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3 ways SMBs can speed innovation through cloud

By Shivanand Biradar Innovations in technology and business processes are essential for the “hockey stick” model of growth that is desired by small and big businesses worldwide. Many people think of Picasso as the world’s greatest innovator. I once read that he often bought or borrowed ideas from several places and stitched them together to […]

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How SMBs are using cloud: WorldTicket (Part 2)

This series of blog posts provides real-life examples of how small and medium businesses (SMB) are using the cloud. You do not need to be a very large company in order to use cloud, not even IBM Cloud. In the first post, I told you about WorldTicket and listed the first few reasons why it […]

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Cloud delivers growth and speed to market for midsize business

By Doug Clark & Robert Tickell Is cloud and the innovation to market that cloud helps enable a “killer app” for the UK’s midsize businesses? Midsize business is the often unsung hero of the UK economy. In fact, Deloitte estimates that some 300,000 companies in the UK fall into this category—each driving turnover between £15 […]

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Chat recap: What can cloud deliver for SMBs?

What are the key parameters that define cloud computing? Security, data locations, agility? More specifically, how do each of these issues change when we compare enterprises to small and medium businesses? Check out the transcript from our lively chat below to get a sense of some of the challenges SMBs face, and the solutions that […]

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Declaring IT independence

Cloud computing’s arrival has been transformative for all kinds of businesses. But when this chapter of business history is written, it seems likely that our smallest enterprises will be the ones most transformed by the cloud. These are the companies that range from two guys in a garage, to a mom and pop operation, to any […]

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How cloud computing can change your business

Cloud computing can positive affect your organization—here are the many ways it can boost your enterprise.

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June #cloudchat: Cloud for SMBs

This month's chat will take place on Thursday, June 14, from 4-5 p.m. ET. Any business with an IT component can benefit from the flexibility and cost savings offered by cloud computing. But SMBs receive unique advantages from implementing a cloud solution.

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