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
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
Making The Internet of Things Real For SMBs
The Internet has delivered its latest game changer: the Internet of things, or IoT. Yet, IoT is barely on the radar of most small and medium business (SMB) decision-makers. SMBs need help to better...
Laurie McCabe, SMB Group | 27th October '15
New Rules for Tech Vendors: How the SMB Buying Journey Is Changing
Over the years we've seen many vendors flail "and even fail" when it comes to successfully reaching, selling and serving SMBs. And its arguably getting even more difficult to be successful as as...
Laurie McCabe, SMB Group | 10th October '15
Building a Successful Corporate Culture: Tips from Glassdoor’s 2014 CEO of the Year
What we do at Intacct is we look at first, is, are you a customer-centric type of individual? Do you care about others? Do you care about the customer? Do you care about your fellow employees? Do you...
Laurie McCabe, SMB Group | 6th October '15