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  1. ISV Valuations: Exposing The Silent Power Play Between Integrated Software Vendors And Payments Processors For Ownership Of The End-User Relationship
    8/18/2016

    Valuations for ISV platforms with payments integration, and payments processing companies which have vertically integrated high margin, high growth software platforms with measurable EBITDA contribution, are on the rise. The level of M&A activity for both is striking.

  2. The Process Bulldog
    8/15/2016

    The Process Bulldog is a lynchpin role at the heart of a healthy process culture. This role is the connection layer of your process governance structure —linking the vision of the leadership team with the creativity of the process owners and participants, the people who are involved in process challenges every day. Every organization needs one.

  3. 5 Simple Security Habits For Your K-12 Education Customers
    8/11/2016

    In the world of cybercrime where hackers are generally one step ahead of everybody else, good security practices can literally be the difference between protecting critical computer data and exposing the personal and confidential information of school staff, students, parents, and third-party contractors.

  4. How The Channel Can Still Go Global In Turbulent Times
    8/11/2016

    From intense policy and political debate in the U.S. to the effects of recent votes in Europe and rising debt levels in China, the path to going global for the channel has never seemed so lucrative. As someone with more than 15 years international experience, edgy resellers and IT service providers have been asking what one piece of advice I would offer to help in their global strategies. And, while this insight is focused on the IT channel, I believe these guidelines are applicable across multiple industries. So here it is: stay the course.

  5. 4 Ways Automation Improves Business Productivity
    8/10/2016

    Productivity is something everyone aims to improve upon. Whether you are a business owner, part of the sales team, handle customer service, or manage the organization’s IT infrastructure, there is always room to improve.

  6. The Risk Of Dis-Unified Communications
    8/10/2016

    There is little doubt the cloud has come to the forefront of information technology. As such, more and more businesses are adopting the cloud for communications applications. By Scott Kinka, CTO, Evolve IP

  7. Demand For Cloud Services Is Ascendant As Dominance Of On Premises Email Hosting Comes To A Close
    8/9/2016

    For service providers like ISPs, HSPs, and telcos that provide email solutions to end users — and even for businesses managing their own email servers in-house — the message is clear. By Ben Duncan, Founder & CTO, atmail

  8. Enterprise Mobility: Conquering The Battle Between Cost And Quality With Low-Code
    8/9/2016

    Enterprise mobility and the use of mobile applications to do mission-critical work are no longer new. Not at all. By Malcolm Ross, VP of Product Marketing, Appian

  9. How Tech Is Aiding Project Management In Business
    8/2/2016

    Technology has changed everything — from the way we keep in touch with our friends and family, to the way we date, shop, and even diagnose our illnesses. By Jessica Foreman

  10. 10 Tips For Managing Your Way To A Stronger Team
    7/29/2016

    Managing a successful team takes just the right balance of confidence, risk-taking, and talent. By: Mark Sokol, VP of Brand and Corporate Marketing, ConnectWise