Long-time SMB Nation managed services provider (MSP) Jason Harrison from Harrison Technology Consulting reflects on over two dozen years in the technology field. We visit a snaopshot from the past: Small Business Server (SBS),
Hear Ye! Hear Ye! Want to participate in the small business community as a good business citizen plus be entered into a contest to win a $1,000 pre-paid AMEX card for your holiday shopping pleasure? Then read on! Small Business Saturday is November 24th and is a long-standing worldwide event in the same category as Black Friday and Cyber Monday.
Did you know that SMB Nation has proudly teamed with Northwest Digital News (NDN) to contribute to a segment called Tech Tuesday. We’re better together as we’re bringing together a variety of audiences including
Paul Bay, Executive Vice President and Group President of the Americas, Ingram Micro, discusses how Ingram Micro is responsive to the small and medium business partner with its SMB Alliance – a subset of its reseller community. It's a home for managed services providers (MSP) as well!
Years ago when knights were bold, and telecom owned the gold, a wise man (the publishers of Telecom Reseller) shared that you should be disturbed when you attend a professional conference. Fast forward the movie and Kirk Robinson, SVP & Chief Country Executive of the U.S., Ingram Micro intimated
The ratio of fraud across businesses is getting miserable day-by-day, both in the number of cases and the ample of money that is being lost. However, according to researchers, small companies are more prone to frauds, and around 88% of the US companies reported that most of the scams were in the business finances. Why so?
Watch a community grow up is like child rearing. Frustrating at time but ultimately rewarding. The good news is that our SMB Nation managed services providers (MSP) partners are embracing the role of sponsors in the community. I call it the fourth leg of the stool
In this report, I interview Andy Higgins from Dripping Springs, TX. He flew north to Montreal to attend the SherWeb Accelerate 2018 conference and offers insights from the floor. In particular this event was impactful in
As I sit here overlooking South Lake Union in Seattle – the neighborhood that Paul Allen restored and the home of Amazon HQ1, I wanted to reflect on what Paul Allen has meant to Seattle and myself. I’ve expressed my thoughts on today’s Northwest Digital News (NDN) where I’m a regular contributor for the Tech Tuesday segment. You can watch that
Bestselling Windows Secrets author Brian Livingston has more secrets to share - in the financial technology (FinTech) area. His new book, Muscular Portfolios, is here and advises you that, yes, computers are smarter than emotional humanoids.
Spiceworks, a large community of IT Pros, can be viewed from many directions. In addition to being a community, it behaves as a media integration company with vendor support and its also known for it’s solid research and reporting. I had my annual visit with Peter Tsai (@supertsai), senior technology analyst at Spiceworks where he released the 2019 State of Future Workplace Tech.
Where to begin? Let’s play the standard who, what, where, when, why and how.
Who – the audience for Smartsheet is primarily IT Pros who work for traditional businesses day-to-day. These attendees would use Smartsheet as part of a job role. Over 60% of the attendees are women (compare to many tech conferences where I believe 90% of the attendees are men).
What – the Smartsheet Engage conference is in it’s second year and doubled in size from 1,000 last year to over 2,000