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The best free BI tools, 2018

Business intelligence platforms can help enterprises analyze data from various sources to inform decision-making. The six free tools highlighted here are among the best and most popular today.

Written by Matt Kapko18 May 18 20:05

What is the best CRM software? Key features to look for

Many businesses undervalue the planning that must go into CRM selection and overlook the importance of defining the capabilities and results that will matter most to their organization. Don't be one of them.

Written by Matt Kapko03 April 18 20:00

Best free CRM software, 2018: 7 top tools

Customer relationship management (CRM) software can help businesses foster new sales opportunities and improve internal efforts to organize around key objectives. And with these free tools, CRM doesn't have to be an expensive undertaking.

Written by Matt Kapko12 March 18 21:57

Cortana explained: How to use Microsoft's virtual assistant for business

Cortana has a massive installed base in Windows 10, but Microsoft's virtual assistant doesn't get the same respect as Amazon's Alexa, Apple's Siri or Google Assistant. Here's what Cortana does and how it's uniquely positioned for the workplace.

Written by Matt Kapko07 Feb. 18 22:24

What is EMM? Enterprise Mobility Management explained

The EMM market is evolving to provide ever more comprehensive (and specific) services for device and application management. Here’s a look at what it is and how it can meet the divergent needs of different companies.

Written by Matt Kapko09 Oct. 17 21:20

Why you need to stop comparing Snap to Facebook

Snap’s short life as a public company took a turn for the worse this week. While dramatic slides in value aren’t unprecedented for new publicly traded social firms, Snap does have some perception problems to address.

Written by Matt Kapko13 May 17 06:03

How Uber for Business helps the ridesharing company grow

Uber’s head of enterprise says the ridesharing app will triple its workforce for business customers this year. But the company faces many challenges, including a corporate culture that allegedly enabled a discriminatory work environment.

Written by Matt Kapko12 May 17 01:57

Why Amazon is putting Alexa everywhere

The head of Amazon’s Alexa business explains why the company is investing heavily in voice services for manufacturers of various device types.

Written by Matt Kapko11 May 17 00:32

Facebook nears 2 billion users, warns ad growth will slow

Facebook outperformed financial projections for the eighth consecutive quarter and is closing in more than 2 billion monthly users. However, the company says expect ad growth to slow.

Written by Matt Kapko06 May 17 00:21

How Facebook plans to bring Messenger to business

Speaking at the Collision conference this week, Facebook’s Stan Chudnovsky said the company remains committed to making Messenger a multi-purpose platform.

Written by Matt Kapko04 May 17 07:01

How YouTube plans to dominate your living room

YouTube made his pitch for the future of TV in the living room at the Collision conference this week. Its head of product also addressed the massive advertiser backlash that began in earnest in late March.

Written by Matt Kapko04 May 17 06:12

Microsoft and Google riding the cloud wave

Cloud-based services and infrastructure are boosting the financial performances of Microsoft and Google. In earnings calls this week, Google says it has developed 'deep enterprise' strengths and Microsoft says it's executing on digital transformations thanks to the cloud.

Written by Matt Kapko29 April 17 05:48

Digital advertising surpassed TV ads in 2016

Television has finally been ousted by smaller and smarter screens. Digital advertising jumped 22 percent in 2016, beating the TV market for the first time.

Written by Matt Kapko28 April 17 04:35
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