PegaWorld, the annual event put on by Pega, a leading customer engagement and process automation platform provider, will be taking place virtually on May 4th.  And earlier this week my CRM Playaz co-host Paul Greenberg and I had the opportunity to hold a LinkedIn Live conversation with company founder and CEO Alan Trefler to talk
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There have been long standing taboos in a traditional office environment; for example, don’t talk about religion or politics and don’t have a romantic relationship with someone you work with at your company. On the Small Business Radio Show this week, Stacy Adams from Vyond, a video animation software company that supports businesses in easily
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Business abbreviations and business acronyms, also known as buzzwords, fill the workplace. You find them in marketing, technology, finance, and more. Business acronyms and abbreviations serve as shorthand for terms that busy professionals and marketing teams use often. Business abbreviations help you write concise reports and effective email and text messages — unless overused. Our
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The International Public Sector Accounting Standards Board released four proposals Thursday for improving various aspects of government accounting around the world. The exposure draft documents deal with changes in the measurement of assets and liabilities in financial statements; measurement; property, plant and equipment; and non-current assets held for sale and discontinued operations. The IPSASB, which
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Telemedicine has been around in some form since the 1950s. Yet despite the digital transformation of industry after industry, most healthcare consumers have long preferred seeing their doctors in person. Although telemedicine adoption was on an upward slope by 2020, RAND Corporation data put market penetration at a mere 4% of the U.S. population.  What
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Now bars and restaurant owners can use their smartphones to customize and control the messages patrons see on in-house TV screens. UpShow is the newest innovation in interactive marketing. Small Business Trends contacted John Kirk, COO, Joe Hand Promotions, to learn more. “UpShow transforms TV screens into an engaging digital experience,” he writes. “It provides
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Igor Golovniov/SOPA Images | LightRocket | Getty Images Mastercard announced Tuesday a multimillion dollar investment in Fearless Fund, a venture capital firm founded by Black women with the mission of investing in minority female entrepreneurs. The exact amount was not disclosed. The credit card giant also unveiled a partnership with Greenwood, a fintech firm aimed
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If you buy something through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. Making and selling things from home is a great way to make money either full-time or to supplement another job. Working at your own pace doing something you love doing can improve wellbeing and work/life balance. Best Things
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You probably send dozens of email a day, but are your messages well received? Are some of your emails just ticking people off? It could be you are breaking some cardinal rules of business email etiquette. Our editorial team gets and sends hundreds of emails a day. We’ve seen the good, the bad and the
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When I talk with executives about “innovation” they tend to immediately think about improvements to the central products or services that they offer consumers – better known as sustaining innovations. And yet, innovation can occur often in the most unsuspecting areas. When I worked in at a consumer packaged goods company, you had to identify,
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Content Freshness Usefulness If you’re anxious and stressed about work, so is your team. Anxiety at Work shares eight strategies to help you reduce overwhelm and anxiety in your business. If you buy something through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. I know you’ve been there; sitting in the
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One of the eternal questions in entrepreneurship is why do so many startups still fail. Is it a bad idea, poor execution or are many just not cut out to be their own boss? On The Small Business Radio Show this week, Tom Eisenmann, a Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School discusses the
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Founded in 2005, Rimini Street is a provider of support services for enterprise applications from companies like SAP, Oracle and Salesforce.com.  The goal is to reach $1 billion in revenues by 2026. And to accomplish this, the company evaluated a myriad of AI solutions. But they all fell short. “In the end, we leveraged a combination
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If you buy something through our links, we may earn money from our affiliate partners. Learn more. The right image can transform your marketing. Photos grab customers’ attention and tell stories. Photos support your brand image on websites and social media. However, not all small businesses have the time or resources to constantly take professional
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