In the midst of rapid technology development and globalization, small companies are forging more alliances. The secrets to success: communication and chemistry.
Is that pile of PCs and other IT equipment starting to spill out of the storeroom and into your office space? Here are tips on how to unload it while helping others and the environment.
Sprouting from the professional networks of its five founders, LinkedIn now boasts an online networking community of 3 million users.
Being conscientious about backing up data can have many rewards. One Manhattan-based small business negotiated a reduction in insurance premiums, arguing that its backup system lowered its risk.
Dashboard Small businesses are advised to watch their workers' e-mail and Internet use? Employees of small companies are happier than their counterparts at large corporations? Few firms encrypt data backups? Natural disasters strike nearly one-third of small companies.
Small businesses can get a better deal from vendors if they know what questions to ask. Experts share tips on negotiating better IT contracts.
Nantucket Nectars co-founder Tom Scott is squeezing the most out of IT at his new venture, Plum TV.
Technology helps Peregrine Outfitters speed distribution of outdoor gear to its customers.
North Wind founder tells how company went from operating out of a low-tech kitchen to a new high-tech headquarters that helps it handle multi-million-dollar contracts.
Videoconferencing has come down in both price and ?complexity. So why aren't more companies using it?
Some 87 percent of corporate PCs contain some type of spyware. To stay ahead of the problem, small businesses use a combination of software, user education, policies and vigilance.
Wi-Fi phones have not quite arrived, but analysts predict that mobile phones that use both cellular and Wi-Fi technology are in your future.
Charles Rapier bemoans the lack of mentoring in the IT industry.
We live in an age of technological marvels. The technology comes at us so fast that it's hard to keep pace—even for information technology professionals.
CDW executive Harry J. Harczak Jr. advises small businesses to manage their cash flows carefully.
Training is the poor stepchild in many organizations. Even the largest companies often resist spending money on it, and employees in turn often do almost anything to dodge it. But sooner or later, every business comes up against some training need, whether it's prepping its own staff for application upgrades or teaching customers and partners how to use technology.
But how can you train people quickly and effectively without breaking the bank?