Laurie McCabe Blog
Laurie McCabe brings more than 20 years of experience in the IT industry to her role as Partner at SMB Group. Laurie's expertise in market, channel and competitive analysis helps vendor clients capitalize on shifting market trends, and create successful go-to-market and outcomes. Laurie has built widespread recognition for her capabilities and insights in the small and medium business (SMB) market in several areas, including software-as-service (SaaS), collaboration, business solutions, social networking and managed services.
Recent Blog Posts
Can IBM's Redesigned PartnerWorld Move the SMB Needle?
East coast weather and flight issues foiled my attempts to attend IBM's annual PartnerWorld Leadership Conference last week. I was disappointed, as IBM took advantage of the event to formally...
Laurie McCabe, SMB Group | 26th February '16
Using Cloud Analytics to Make Big Data Actionable For SMBs
“Big data” is a big buzzword in the IT industry - and for good reason. Basically, we're doubling the amount of digital data that we create every two years, according to the EMC Digital Universe...
Laurie McCabe, SMB Group | 23rd February '16
Need CRM? GetApp Can Help You Select The Right CRM For Your Business
I recently spoke to GetApp to learn more about their new study that compares and ranks CRM solutions.
Laurie McCabe, SMB Group | 18th February '16
Does Salesforce's Refreshed SMB Strategy Add Up?
Salesforce hosted its second annual Analyst Summit last week. This year's format was much more engaging and interactive format than last year, sparking lots of interesting questions and discussions...
Laurie McCabe, SMB Group | 20th January '16
SMB Group’s 2016 Top 10 SMB Technology Trends
Here are SMB Group's Top 10 SMB Technology Trends for 2016!
Laurie McCabe, SMB Group | 24th December '15
The Top Five Warning Signs That You've Outgrown Your Accounting Solution
Trying to manage a growing business with a jumble of different solutions, spreadsheets and pencil and paper creates a drag on the business.
Laurie McCabe, SMB Group | 16th December '15
SAP Anywhere - Enabling SMBs to market, sell and commerce with an integrated front office solution
The retail sector has a well-earned reputation as one of the most challenging industries for participants to navigate successfully.
Laurie McCabe, SMB Group | 1st December '15
BizSlate: Weaving QuickBooks Into ERP for Small Businesses
We focus on helping small businesses improve how they manage everything "customers, orders, vendors, inventory, logistics of the supply chain" and give them the tools that they need to succeed this...
Laurie McCabe, SMB Group | 13th November '15
Intuit: Finding New Footing In the Small Business Cloud
Intuit's tack to build new, data-driven services for small businesses - such as its new lending service which provides the company with exciting opportunities to disrupt the status quo and create new...
Laurie McCabe, SMB Group | 10th November '15
Cloud Cover: Cloud Management and Security for SMBs
As cloud adoption grows, so does the complexity of managing and securing data in the cloud.
Laurie McCabe, SMB Group | 4th November '15