Business software for Small Business News
August 26, 2015
The Cookie Dining debuts a platform business model designed to outcompete established rivals by offering real-time payment, lower commissions and analytics. It will have to grow fast to do that.
May 28, 2015
Charlie Schiappa, CIO at MassHousing, invested in a platform-as-a-service tool for a faster, more flexible approach to building applications.
April 03, 2015
IBM bets $3 billion on a dedicated IoT business group, but CIOs might want to hedge their bets on an IoT partner, says one analyst. Also in Searchlight: Silicon Valley execs rally against anti-LGBT laws; GitHub gets blasted by denial-of-service ...
January 14, 2015
Virtusize, Clothes Horse and LoveThatFit are trying to solve a burning question for online shoppers: But will it fit?
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Startup Hopper has set its sights on disrupting the travel business, with a hefty assist from big data and an aggressively agile work environment. Continue Reading
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Finding the right software tools to combat credit card fraud can save small businesses tens of thousands of dollars. Having a seasoned fraud specialist at the helm also helps. Just ask Speck Products. Continue Reading
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Building a mobile app can give small business owners a competitive edge, but it's not for everyone. Christine Parizo explains why. Continue Reading
Social gamification is proving its worth in organizations large and small. In this Q&A, Sonya Barry, a community manager at Java.net, explains how. Continue Reading
A role-based mobile BI strategy strikes a chord with the business; beyond that, mobile BI hasn't hit widespread adoption. Continue Reading