Long-time readers will recall Greg Lissy who was an integral part of the Cindy Bates team at theUS SMB subsidiary at Microsoft “back in the day.” For example, you might have interacted with Greg and his team right at the conversion point from the Business Productivity Online Suite (BPOS) to Office 365.
Oct 22, 2017
One of the most popular segments on my CNBC show was "How Am I Doing?" Viewers would call in and tell me everything about their finances and wait for me to judge whether their retirement plan made the grade. Typically the central question was if they could retire in their early 60s.
Let's just say I gave out a lot more D's and F's than A's.
First of all, just to be clear, I’m very jealous of Spiceworks. Always have been; always will be. They have successfully scaled an enthusiastic and engaged community of IT Pros over the past 10+ years to dwarf anything in the SMB MSP channel. It’s an interesting company history here.
Full disclosure. I recently attended
Microsoft is announcing its next major release of Office today at Ignite in Orlando, with a planned release for next year. Office 2019 (arriving in the second half of 2018) will include the usual Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook client apps, alongside server versions of Exchange, SharePoint, and Skype for Business.
Not on is it back-to-school but it’s Fall with everyone madly back to work. Would you be able to spare a few moments to assist us in assess your security-related attitudes and preferences? Your contribution to this crowded sourced survey helps keep our community alive and thriving!
We are curious
Well to Autumn!
Here at the Office 365 Nation community, we’re busy as ever driving collaborations via online and in-person confabs. I wanted to share a few upcoming webinars you can participate in as well as meet with me at a few Fall conferences.
By: Steven Bearak, CEO of IdentityForce
Building an effective cyber security strategy is critical for all small business owners. When running a lean operation, it’s common for a small business to do more with less. IT resources can be scarce, even for those small to mid-sized companies that are in the high-tech and IT fields.
Owning and running a business is an epic feat.
by: Trevor McDonald
As a business owner you have a task at hand every day: producing an agenda of the day’s workload, assigning projects that will be managed by trusted colleagues, sending quick-fire responses to an endless stream of emails, promoting your next marketing tactic, and frankly, so much more.
Recently I visited Simply Measured in downtown Seattle to drink from a firehose. Scott Fallon (Vice President, Marketing) and Maricel Paz (Product Marketing Manager) cornered me in a conference room to overwhelm, daze and amaze me with both research and a product demo. Spoiler Alert: Partner program being developed and launched as I write these words.
By Alyssa Gregory
Updated July 31, 2017
One universal small business goal is to sell the business's products and services. This is usually best accomplished by positioning the business in front of the target audience, and offering something that solves a problem or that they
I hate networking.” We hear this all the time from executives, other professionals, and MBA students. They tell us that networking makes them feel uncomfortable and phony—even dirty. Although some people have a natural passion for it—namely, the extroverts who love and thrive on social interaction—many understandably see it as brown-nosing, exploitative, and inauthentic.
80 Percent of Web Professionals Report Client Growth of 25 Percent or More a Year, According to Study of United States, Germany, United Kingdom, India, Brazil and Mexico
Web Designers Leading Indicators of Small Business Growth: Retail, Travel, Health and Fitness Industries Growing Fastest Globally
Growth Creates Pain Points: Web Developers Report They Have to Play Too Many Roles and Struggle Managing New Clients
Constant Need for Learning/New Skills: Web Developers Report Strong Support for Certification Program to Create Standards