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How Businesses Create Success  by Customizing Salesforce

No two companies have the same requirements and workflows. So it makes no sense for your company to use software that can’t be customized to your particular needs. It’s as if you paid money for software designed for another company entirely! On the other hand, you’ll consider it money well spent to invest in a […]

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Why Salesforce is Much More than a Standard CRM

Choosing a CRM (customer relations management) platform feels a lot like getting into a relationship: you can’t just consider the short-term benefits, but the long-term effects need to be considered too. So it’s entirely to Salesforce’s credit that you regularly hear of stories like Johnson & Johnson Medical Devices, whose IT Director decided to commit […]

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Why Do Businesses Choose Sharepoint Over Other Web Platform Tools?

Since its debut in 2001, SharePoint has managed to grab the lion’s share of the web platform market: over 80 percent of Fortune 500 companies use SharePoint, constituting about 75 percent of all intranets configured in the past five years as well. That shift wouldn’t have happened if SharePoint hadn’t been simply the best solution […]

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Three Secrets to Successful SharePoint Adoption

Despite the obvious advantages of adopting SharePoint for use within their companies, for many companies, getting users onboard remains an uphill battle. A recent study reported by Techarex Networks talked to over 200 respondents, and the results weren’t pretty. Over 40 percent of interviewees considered their own SharePoint server implementations as failures, with over 60 […]

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Search & Share: Two Ways Sharepoint Efficiently Empowers a Company

As Toronto-based commercial real estate services firm Avison Young logged a third straight decade of growth, they realized that the status quo was holding the company back. “When the sales and marketing teams needed information or collateral for a new prospect or customer, we found the staff spending a lot of time e-mailing back-and-forth looking […]

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The Doctor will Skype You Now: How Telepresence is Changing the Medical Industry

Telepresence – technology that lets a user project their presence over long distances – has taken a turn. Thanks to Moore’s Law, the state of the art has improved to the point where interaction has become more seamless, even with users thousands of miles away. A number of industries have benefited from this breakthrough, but […]

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Welcome to the Office of the Future

As I stood in front of 40 Konica Minolta executives and dealers, I was struck by the fact that this wasn’t a typical meeting. Office chairs were replaced with couches and the room echoed with spontaneous gasps and “wows.” This was the WorkSmart Startup Showcase. The Startup Showcase occurs several times a year and highlights […]

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Is upgrading to Windows 10 valuable for your business?

With the release of Microsoft Windows 10, many companies are left wondering – what are the benefits and drawbacks of upgrading, what are the costs, and should they upgrade? At All Covered, we’ve garnered insights to help businesses answer these questions. Learning from past mistakes Windows 10 may give some hesitation due to the somewhat […]

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Technology Trends: 5 Leading Areas of IT Investment

We’ve talked before about IT’s expanding role and contributions to business operations; now we are looking at the IT provider – business partner relationship from the client’s perspective. Even there, the rules have changed: organizational leadership’s growing affection with technology has ensured IT’s continued seat at the table, and its involvement in long-term planning and […]

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Ready to Collaborate? Implement a SharePoint Solution for Your Business

It’s not the 90s anymore… so why are so many companies making do with 1990s-era collaboration technology? Take email, for instance: many businesses still use email as their primary collaboration tool, but a McKinsey study discovered that workers spend about 28 percent of each workweek managing email. And we all know what it’s like to […]

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