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
Act Local to Grow Global: Part 1, Entrepreneurs' Organization
How can quality localization help small and medium businesses (SMBs) enter, sustain and grow their businesses internationally? I've been interviewing customers for this four-part blog series,...
Laurie McCabe, SMB Group | 7th October '16
Where is SMB Collaboration Headed?
-by Sanjeev Aggarwal and Laurie McCabe In today's digital age, location no longer needs to be a barrier between co-workers. Whether the other person is sitting next to you or on the...
Laurie McCabe, SMB Group | 4th October '16
Acumatica: Mapping ERP to SMB Customers
My conversation with Jon Roskill, Acumatica CEO, bout Acumatica's solution, customers, and the newly released Acumatica 6.0.
Laurie McCabe, SMB Group | 15th September '16
Thinking About Going Global? Read This Book First
You have to evaluate your product or service for the international market and for the global economy, no matter how small you are.
Laurie McCabe, SMB Group | 9th September '16
Using Sales Management Solutions to Boost Sales Productivity and Customer Satisfaction
SMB Group research consistently shows SMBs view attracting new customers, growing revenues, maintaining profitability, improving cash flow and improving customer experience and retention as their top...
Laurie McCabe, SMB Group | 10th August '16
Dealing From a New Deck: Oracle Buys NetSuite
Everything came full circle with NetSuite today, when Oracle announced that it plans to acquire NetSuite for $9.3 billion. Flashback In 1998, Evan Goldberg, founder of what was then NetLedger,...
Laurie McCabe, SMB Group | 30th July '16
Trends in SMB Collaboration, Communication, and Mobility: What's Your Strategy?
Companies that use these solutions to automate and streamline collaboration can not only improve productivity, but also give employees more flexibility in terms of how, when, and where people they...
Laurie McCabe, SMB Group | 19th July '16
IoT: Where Innovation, Pragmatism and Collaboration Meet
The IoT revolution has only just begun. Dell's IoT award winners are living proof that even at this early stage, IoT is quickly moving from hype to reality.
Laurie McCabe, SMB Group | 29th June '16
Missed Sales Machine? Attend the Encore Presentation!
If you didn't get a chance to attend, Salesforce and SalesHacker are presenting a 2-day Encore presentation of the entire Sales Machine event on July 6 and 7.
Laurie McCabe, SMB Group | 28th June '16
QuickBooks Self-Employed: Built for the Business of One
According to the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO), over 40% of all U.S. workers are now contingent, which includes the self-employed as well as temp workers, contractors, on-call workers...
Laurie McCabe, SMB Group | 24th June '16