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  • T-Mobile ups the ante for business wireless with custom support, flat-rate data

    Small businesses generally don't get customized service from large wireless providers. It's simply not profitable. T-Mobile, however, says it's going to change that. On March 22, when T-Mobile's latest wireless plans for businesses go live, all of its business customers will get their own support team.

    Written by Bill Snyder20 March 15 08:00
  • German industry is poised to exploit rural broadband

    Internet speeds of 50Mbps are nothing but a pipe dream for most inhabitants of Britain, while even 5Mbps would be a welcome boost for many living in remote areas.

    Written by Peter Sayer16 March 15 08:16
  • SAP brings new analytics tools to companies large and small

    A bumper crop of new analytics tools has arrived for business users over the past few weeks, and on Tuesday SAP rolled out two fresh examples. Both promising simplicity and usability for non-experts, SAP Predictive Analytics 2.0 offers updated capabilities for enterprises seeking insight into large volumes of data such as from the Internet of Things, while a new Edge edition of SAP's Lumira tool targets small and medium-size businesses with data-discovery features.

    Written by Katherine Noyes11 March 15 04:06
  • Customers overpaying for ERP support: Rimini Street boss

    Rimini Street wants to shake up the local market for third-party ERP support, claiming that companies are overpaying for software maintenance, which company founder, Seth Ravin, says earns SAP and Oracle a 90 per cent gross margin.

    Written by Byron Connolly23 Feb. 15 15:30
  • New SAP Cloud app targets finance professionals

    Hard on the heels of the recent announcement of its next-generation S/4Hana enterprise software platform, SAP has unveiled a new sSoftware-as-a-Service application aimed at finance professionals but delivering a consumer-like experience.

    Written by Katherine Noyes19 Feb. 15 07:03
  • 9 Ways to Improve Employee and Customer Communication

    In today's fast-paced world, where it seems almost everyone suffers from some degree of ADD, it is harder than ever for companies to get people's attention. This applies not just to consumers (prospective or existing customers) but to employees as well. So what can you do to improve your internal (employee) and external (customer) communications, so that people will pay attention to, read and respond to your messages? Dozens of marketing and communication experts share their nine top strategies for improving business communication.

    Written by Jennifer Lonoff Schiff10 Feb. 15 06:57
  • The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Wednesday, February 4

    ARM's fastest mobile chip ever comes out of the gate ... SAP puts entire enterprise suite on Hana ... Hack cost Sony $15 million through December, but $35 million for fiscal year ... and more news.

    Written by IDG News Service staff04 Feb. 15 23:45