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August 15, 2014
Crafting a specific, clearly defined cloud contract with your provider is crucial to staving off security problems and SLA breaches. In this tweet jam recap, participants shared tips on how to best communicate needs to cloud providers.
July 18, 2014
The challenges startups face range from securing office space to finding affordable housing for the team when salaries are low or non-existent. Here's how PayPal is lending a helping hand with its Start Tank incubator.
July 03, 2014
Are you ready to pay to play if the FCC's net neutrality ruling stands? #GRCchat participants share how a usage-based pricing structure could negatively impact small business and innovation.
June 23, 2014
Two rising startups in the craft brewery business reap tangible rewards when they move from ad hoc processes to cloud ERP.
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How do you convince investors to fork over money for your new business concept? A detailed 'needs inventory' is critical, says SearchCIO small business columnist Bryan Barringer. Patience also helps. Continue Reading
Mobile strategies that build strong customer relationships aim to make the offline world a better place. Here are six ways businesses are doing that. 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