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Management, Strategic Management

How Should Small Businesses Invest in Field Service Management?

April 13, 2018

Via: Aberdeen Essentials

  Just like enterprises (only smaller)! I was a little more enthusiastic than I should have been when my hot water heater stopped working in the middle of my morning shower last week. As I shivered in the now-freezing water, […]


Management, Strategic Management

Essential Print Training in a Paperless Workplace

April 5, 2018

Via: Aberdeen Essentials

  Many manufacturing companies are shifting their shop floor priorities from print to digital in an effort to “keep up with the Joneses.” Beyond being environmentally conscious, there are many benefits to going nearly or entirely paperless in terms of […]


Finance

Why Apple Will Sell Hundreds of Millions of iPhone Upgrades in the Next 18 Months

February 27, 2018

Via: Fortune

Who said Apple’s iPhone is in trouble? Fresh off a year-over-year decline in iPhone shipments last quarter, hundreds of millions of iPhone owners could update to new models in the next 18 months, according to GBH Insights analyst Daniel Ives. […]


Mergers and Acquisitions

Walmart’s Latest Is Acquisition Is a Virtual Reality Startup

February 6, 2018

Via: Fortune

Walmart’s (WMT, +0.12%) tech shopping spree continues apace. The big box discount chain said in a blog post early Tuesday that it had bought a virtual reality startup, Spatialand, as a cornerstone of its strategy to develop technology that it’s […]


Marketing, Software and Tools

Predictive Analytics Raises Expectations for Profitable In-Store Promotions

January 31, 2018

Via: Aberdeen Essentials

Consumer Goods companies continue to wrestle with both growth challenges from a shifting retail landscape and increased competition. This is in addition to a historically mature segment hesitant to move away from stale approaches such as manual data consolidation and […]


Marketing, Software and Tools

WhatsApp Launches New App for Small Businesses

January 19, 2018

Via: Fortune

Instant messaging service WhatsApp has officially launched WhatsApp Business, a separate app that small businesses can use to connect with their customers. The free-to-download Android app allows businesses to quickly respond to customers as well as provide them with away […]


Legal

GM Recalls 800,000 Trucks for Faulty Power Steering

August 7, 2017

Via: Fortune

General Motors is recalling nearly 800,000 trucks that have been found to suddenly lose power steering, potentially causing drivers to lose control of their vehicle. The problem, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, can be triggered when a vehicle is using […]


Management, Strategic Management

3 Things to Look for in an IT Managed Services Contract

August 3, 2017

Via: Business 2 Community

So, you’re ending your contract with your current IT managed service provider and all of a sudden you’re learning about clauses in the contract you didn’t realize existed. When looking for a new IT support provider, it’s a good idea to […]


Management, Strategic Management

Aurora Is Bringing Self-Driving Cars to Public Roads In California

August 3, 2017

Via: Fortune

Aurora Innovation, the secretive startup founded by autonomous vehicle veterans from Google, Tesla, and Uber, has received a permit from the California Department of Motor Vehicles to start testing self-driving cars on public roads there. Aurora is the 37th company to […]


Finance

Facebook Shares Jump as Earnings Ease Investors’ Ad Growth Concerns

July 27, 2017

Via: Fortune

In May, Facebook’s stock fell after the social networking giant’s quarterly results failed to reassure investors fears about slowing ad sales growth. On Wednesday, Wall Street mostly liked what it heard from Facebook, which beat analyst forecasts by posting a 45% gain in […]