Profile of Kevin Casey
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Kevin Casey is a writer based in North Carolina who writes about technology for small and mid-size businesses.
Articles by Kevin Casey
posted in March 2011
The file sharing and storage vendor used PhoneGap to build the optimized mobile applications, with BlackBerry, Windows Phone, and tablets to follow.
Small and midsize business technology budgets are growing at the fastest rate since 2009, while one in three firms said they plan to hire IT staff during the next 18 months, according to a Spiceworks survey.
Workspace offers Web-based collaboration, file sharing, and document management tools based in part on social media principles.
Apple iPads are leading the rapid rise in tablet PCs among small and midsize businesses, reported AMI-Partners study.
"Office in a Box" packages devices, software, and pre-certified peripherals to encourage desktop replacement for everyday productivity tasks.
Mozy partnership enables the hosted Exchange services provider to break into the data protection business for mobile and virtual offices.
The developer focuses on simplifying lead generation and campaign creation with the latest release of its cloud-based software.
An AT&T survey finds that GPS/mapping, social media, and document management are the most popular apps for smaller businesses.
Intel's corrected Sandy Bridge processors ship in the four laptops and an all-in-one desktop for SMBs.
The increasingly blurry line between consumer and business technology can be a boon for smaller companies, provided you watch out for the downside.
With an emphasis on driving calls instead of clicks, online marketing vendor offers a unified portal for restaurants and other local businesses trying to keep up with the complex Web of social, mobile, and location-based sites.
Most smaller businesses have a social media strategy for the next 12 months, although nearly half say they don't know how it will help them, a Techaisle study finds.
We looked at 10 applications of the crowdsourcing concept for business. They cover the broad disciplines of marketing, advertising, product development, customer service, public relations, human resources, outsourcing, project management, Web development, coding, social media, and quality assurance. In some cases, crowdsourcing is the business. Some companies, such as Netflix, have put a mighty fine price tag on their crowdsourced efforts. Others, like Dell and Starbucks, utilize the concept on
More than half of smaller firms plan to boost their 2011 budgets for collaboration software, according to Egnyte.
Web-based software targets SMBs and small marketing groups within larger organizations while pushing enterprise-like application integration across digital channels.