We’re always in the market for innovative software solutions, especially when they save time and headaches. That’s why we’re psyched to see When I Work, a slick, focused, easy to use employee scheduling solution. Last week we sat down with their founders and ran through the product, and this is what we found… Simple employee [...]
This week we’re sitting down with Jonathan Bensamoun, head of product and resident retail guru at Shopkeep. Shopkeep is “point of sale software” (POS), ie the software that drives the registers and inventory when you buy at retail stores. Unlike most POS systems, Shopkeep is cloud based, runs on iPads, and (gasp) is actually [...]
20th century customer service consisted of packed call centers, phones ringing off the hook, and large, convoluted databases of information to manage a never-ending stream of support requests. Cloud computing, and the introduction of powerful, business-specific software solutions, has changed that. There are hundreds of systems out there for handling contact management (CRM), project management, [...]
We’ve been hunting for quality cloud based accounting software for a long time. To date, the options just haven’t been appealing – Quickbooks Online feels dated, Netsuite is expensive, Freshbooks and Freeagent are limiting, and Wave, Saasu and others just aren’t there yet. What’s the cloud loving accountant to do? The hunt is over. We’re [...]
We’re always game for good analogies, especially when they help clarify jargon, and ESPECIALLY when they involve cereal… Props to @ed_lea for the image.
Jargon is everywhere: business and ‘the cloud’ are no exception (irony noted). It’s annoying stuff, but ask most people and they’ll say jargon is inevitable, even necessary. Anything technical or new wants for conversational “shortcuts” and those shortcuts become jargon. It’s a placeholder for complex and/or shiny new things and, we admit, we love it [...]
Image by a•Andres via Flickr You run a small business. As the head honcho, you understand more than anyone else just how valuable all your company’s folders, files and documents are. And chances are, the accumulation of all this data on your computer(s) is a source of some major anxiety. Sure, backups are feasible – [...]