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How Your SMB Can Build a Business Case for Cloud Migration

Cloud migration is no longer a buzzword in today’s fast-paced digital era and has become a strategic decision for businesses of all sizes and across all industries. Agile and inventive, small and medium sized businesses (SMBs) thrive in a unique market space, using their size as an advantage to outmaneuver and challenge larger competitors. To […]

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The SMB Data Revolution: Strategies for Growth and Innovation

Data has become the currency of the digital age, and businesses of all sizes recognize its immense value in driving data-driven decision-making, uncovering insights, and fueling growth. However, for small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs), effectively managing and using data analytics can be a daunting challenge. A modern data strategy is crucial for SMBs to stay […]

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How Small Businesses Can Modernize Their IT with AWS Partner Network

by Lavanya Bandari, Ramesh Krishnamagaru, and Deepti Venuturumilli | on | Permalink |  Share

Many of us interact with small and medium sized businesses (SMBs) in our everyday activities, across various industries—from ordering food, shopping for goods, completing financial transactions, to receiving virtual healthcare. But have we ever thought what tradeoffs these small businesses need to make to stay relevant and competitive? How does a 20-person company keep up […]

Data-Driven SMBs Financially Outperform Their Competitors—and the Gap Is Widening

Small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) are engines of innovation, capable of doing a lot with very little, and they’re always looking for new ways to gain a competitive edge. In hotly contested markets, the success of any business relies on its ability to differentiate itself. It’s why excitement around artificial intelligence (AI)—especially generative AI—has reached […]

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The Value of Upskilling Your SMB’s Employees in Generative AI

Businesses of all sizes and industries are tapping into generative artificial intelligence (AI) to streamline operations and foster creativity, deliver exceptional customer experiences with personalization, and gain valuable insights by analyzing conversational interactions and data. Many small and medium businesses (SMB) find themselves wondering how to effectively harness the power of generative AI to their […]

“Working Backwards” to Drive Customer Experience and SMB Innovation Forward

“The customer is always right” was attributed to and popularized by department store pioneers Marshall Fields (in the US) and Harry Gordon Selfridge (in the UK). It’s a principle that’s aged well. Customer experience was recognized as the cornerstone of a successful organization in the 20th century and it’s an approach that still benefits small […]

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Implementing Zero Trust Security: A Practical Approach for SMBs

In today’s digital landscape, traditional network-based security approaches are no longer sufficient to protect systems and data. With users, applications, and workloads spread across various environments, businesses of all sizes need a security model that does not rely on network location as the sole factor for granting access. What is a Zero Trust security model? […]

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Powering Mental Health Assessments with AI: An SMB’s Innovative Solution

Current mental healthcare screening practices are tedious and error-prone, which cuts into valuable time that healthcare providers could spend on treatment and care. Fortunately, Aiberry is one of the few small and medium businesses (SMBs) at the cutting edge of healthcare technology. Inspired by military applications, it has developed an advanced platform for assessing mental […]