G2 Blog Week in Review, December 2, 2016

 

The Software Powering Startups in America’s Heartland

We recently compiled software stacks from companies located outside of the standard tech hubs. It is interesting to compare the different tools used by companies not in San Francisco, New York or Chicago. In this article, we have stack information from companies based out of Tampa, Denver, Atlanta, St. Louis and Austin. Check out how the software solutions these companies use in comparison to your business.

The Internet of Things Presents Concerns Over Data Ownership

With the expected growth of connected devices that make up the Internet of Things (IoT), there will be an inevitable boom in accessible data. It is important to consider the idea of data ownership, whether that be from manufacturers of IoT products or the customers of IoT products and how it will all be shared. Down the road, it will be interesting to see how laws and regulations about data ownership affect business decisions.

The Right CRM Software for Small Business

Small business owners can benefit greatly from software tools, but often do not require expensive and feature-heavy products. This definitely applies to CRM products. When selecting a CRM solution small businesses should look closely at the differences between all-in-one CRMs and standalone CRMs. This choice can optimize a business quickly or bog it down with high costs and unnecessary functionalities.