AWS Smart Business Blog

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Why a Small E-Commerce Company Can Be More Innovative and Nimble in the Cloud

Collecting, cataloging, and updating information from nearly 30,000 global price lists can be a Herculean task. Scalable and highly reliable infrastructure is required to provide 24/7, always available service. But that hasn’t stopped small and medium businesses (SMBs) from building successful e-commerce companies. Wine-Searcher, based in Auckland, New Zealand, offers the world’s largest global wine […]

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Three Ways the Cloud Empowers Today’s Transition to Hybrid Work for Small and Medium Businesses

As the COVID-19 pandemic swept through the globe, a majority of organizations were forced into the world’s largest “work-from-home” experiment. Fast forward to present day and it’s clear that the traditional office environment is gone; the future is hybrid or remote work. A transnational employee survey revealed that nearly eight in 10 workers prefer location […]

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How Small and Medium Businesses Can Use Remote Work Technology to Recruit and Retain the Best Talent

It has been a few years since COVID-19 changed the world. Every country, business, and person in the world has been affected. According to a McKinsey Global Survey of executives, companies have accelerated the digitization of their customer and supply-chain interactions and of their internal operations by three to four years. To stay competitive in […]

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How Small and Medium Businesses Can Enable Their Teams to Work Remotely from Virtually Anywhere

The flexibility of remote work has drastically changed workplace dynamics. A survey conducted by Upwork of 1,500 hiring managers found that due to COVID-19, 61.9% of companies planned more remote work. The report also predicts 36.2 million workers (about 22% of Americans) will be working remotely by the year 2025, an 87% increase from before […]