SMB IT

The Next Small Business Management Dashboard: Dasheroo?

The Next Small Business Management Dashboard: Dasheroo?

Small businesses are already seeking a single management dashboard for all of their IT systems. But what about a single dashboard for all of their business systems -- marketing, sales, customer engagements, social media, etc.? That's where Dasheroo -- a startup with fresh funding -- enters the picture.

PC Monitoring Market Repositions for Internet of Things

PC Monitoring Market Repositions for Internet of Things

Like the PC industry itself, many PC monitoring and management platforms need a reboot. And in many cases, the new direction involves the Internet of Things (IoT). But instead of monetizing the devices, the smartest folks will monetize the data.

Rise of the Solopreneur (And Apps Serving Them)

Rise of the Solopreneur (And Apps Serving Them)

While most small business cloud and software companies eventually target larger customers, a growing number of app startups are heading down market -- to serve so-called solopreneurs and microbusinesses. 17hats is the latest example. Here's the strategy -- and the risks.

Dear Joe: SMB Software M&A Rumors Grow Louder

Dear Joe: SMB Software M&A Rumors Grow Louder

Private equity and venture capital firms are on the prowl -- searching for cloud, mobile and IT management software companies focused on small and midsize (SMB) customers. Rollups are coming. Here are the latest rumors.