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
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
The Right IoT Stuff: V5 Systems Wins Dell's IoT Contest
IoT is more than a technology buzzword. It is literally changing the very definition of computing. With IoT, devices and objects of all shapes and sizes can communicate directly, and as Mazin noted,...
Laurie McCabe, SMB Group | 9th June '16
Got Cloud? Get Integrated to Reap the Full Business Value
Although 29% of businesses with 1-19 employees have at least partially integrated some applications, 54% still rely on manual Excel file uploads or custom code for integration, instead of using...
Laurie McCabe, SMB Group | 8th June '16
Intuit QuickBooks Financing: Speed, Ease and Low Fees for Small Business Loans
On average, small businesses spend 33 hours to pulling together the documentation they need for bank loans. Learn how QuickBooks Financing is making financing quicker and easier for small businesses.
Laurie McCabe, SMB Group | 1st June '16
SAP's Digital Transformation Story For SMBs
To meet its exponential growth goals, SAP needs not only to deliver on the marketing programs discussed above, but must also:-Develop a more compelling "high air cover" brand awareness. -Do...
Laurie McCabe, SMB Group | 26th May '16