Monday, March 26, 2012

Some Tidbits to Go

I'm off to Vegas for Channel Partners then back in Orlando for ISP America on Wed. night. Thursday morning catch me speaking about Sales Compensation and Hiring Sales People at 8:45 till 11.

Here are some tidbits while I'm away.

How to write an RFP (by XO)

Is Social Media Strategy Required or Redundant? Guy Kawasaki says jump in. This article explains why that's bad advice. "The goal is not to be good at social media. The goal is to be good at business."

This makes me laugh: Rapid Rise of SaaS/Cloud Business Use Threatens IT Mission and Roles. So the IT staff either works for the Cloud Provider now, or shifts roles at the business to supporting cloud services instead of running boxes all day. HOWEVER, most software will not be delivered as SAAS.

Another worry about SAAS: what if they lock you out of your data?

Yet another Video Conferencing start-up.

My interview with TDMobility is worth a listen if you are interested in offering cell service without being an MVNO. Listen here.

"Sprint's Complete Collaboration is being unveiled today and is, the company said, a comprehensive hosted and fully managed unified communications (UC) bundle available today for businesses. ... and it is powered by a fully integrated Cisco Hosted Collaboration Solution platform and most current software licensing." [fierce]

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