Imagine the scenes from any of the last few Black Fridays with people lined
up for days to grab the new flat screen TV or a new iPhone. The moment the
gates open up there is usually a crowd of people swarming like bees, trying
to get their hands on what they can, and yes there were also many reported
cases of snatching, grabbing and what not. If only the world of cloud storage
could be so dramatic!
Well, cloud storage is a much quieter place, but don't get me wrong, there is
definitely action going on. Just this week both Microsoft and Google
announced a FREE give away of over 100GB of combined Cloud storage space.
Provided you clicked at the right places and jumped over a few hoops, yes the
storage is all yours. All 102 GB, in fact.
Over the years, cloud storage has become a convenient space to share photos,
documents, and anything else you can think of. We have, i... (more)
Ask anyone who is working with data "What is your biggest challenge?" The
answer most of the time is "the inability to use our data fully." This and
similar statements signify one common thread of pain. With data growing at
44% over the next 10 years, it goes without saying that your business is
going to be inundated with data from all sides. With "making a profit" on the
minds of over 35% of SMB survey respondents, it goes without saying that the
challenge is multi-fold with being able to sustain the business and ensure
profitability being prime.
How Is SMB Analyzing Data
One o... (more)
"The cloud will transform everything about technology." This statement is
better suited for 20 years ago when the cloud was in its infancy. In 2014 the
statement should be that "The cloud has taken over technology." Cloud
computing has been around since the sixties believe it or not, but over the
past few years the industry has recognized the concept better as more
organizations are embracing cloud technology and more vendors are creating
amazing cloud-based business solutions.
Who Is on the Cloud?
The cloud is the focus of every large technology vendor that we know of. The
Content Marketing and Storytelling are the defining factors when it comes to
gaining traction with all or any of your marketing initiatives. To create
explosive brand building and solidify your overall organizational value you
should capitalize your existing customer base to the maximum extent. This is
key in helping new customers and prospects understand the true value in your
solutions and why your organization is worth doing business with. Sometimes
on a competitive level when nothing works, amazing customer stories are what
can set you apart from everytone else. The value in ... (more)
Successful teams are what makes organizations succeed. It could be a project
team, a sales team, a marketing team, or a myriad of other types of teams.
The point is, if your organization has teams that are successful, result
oriented, and cohesive, you are on the way to success. A challenge, in the
first place however,is to build that high performance dependable team. Here
are six essentials of ensuring that your teams are the best that can be !
Break the Ice - Socialize !
Get your team mates acquainted with each other. Do an introductory session, a
bowling night, a lunch or anyt... (more)