Home / Other

Other

6 Opinions That Matter In The Channel

The basic definition of an “opinion” is “a view or judgment formed about something, not necessarily based on fact or knowledge”. As such, you should always digest opinions and its source with a “pinch of salt”, before you follow them. One would hope that the pundits give their honest opinions based on good research data and not be biased towards ... Read More »

Mastermind Sessions at ChannelNext East 2018

The express train is leaving the station…will you be on it? My IT business was growing, but not at the pace I wanted.  I had a long list of new services I wanted to add, but unsure how to go about it. I felt I just didn’t have enough time. I didn’t know it at the time, but I joined ... Read More »

Idiligo: The Essential Sales Presentation and Closing Tool

Every vendor has a challenge to help their sales reps to close more partners and to help their partners to close more sales. They can now leverage one new tool that can help them solve both of these problems at the same time. Idiligo is a tool coming from The Netherlands that will help partners to present products better and ... Read More »

SaneBox is a Cloud Service that Makes Email Better

SaneBox builds a suite of service tools that help SMBs: 1) an AI algorithm that prioritizes important emails 2) a suite of productivity and sales tools that work with any email provider, client and device. Nowadays, the volume of emails keeps growing making the signal to noise ratio even worse.  SaneBox’ solutions uses machine learning and artificial intelligence to solve ... Read More »

The Firehose Of Daily Emails: Reduce It To A Garden Hose!

The firehose of daily morning emails was giving me e-anxiety.  Most of it was worthless information, but I had to delete my way to what was important.  “ENOUGH!”, I said.  So began my experiment of using my favorite new word:  Unsubscribe. Emails are a mixed blessing.  I love communicating via email because I can craft my response.  I can read ... Read More »

Datto and Autotask Merge….

Maybe they will call it DattoTask? Some breaking news of another “not too surprising” merger as tech investors continue to gobble up more brands to build out their portfolio. These are two great channel friendly companies and the hope is that the 1+1 = 3 and more importantly, how will this merger benefit the channel. The obvious challenge for the ... Read More »

If You are Ready, Just Say: Beam Me Up, ChannelNEXT!

Whether you are rich or poor, the one thing everyone has in equal amounts is: TIME If you want to get from Toronto to Vancouver, you have a few choices. The cheapest method is to walk which will take you 808 hours. You can drive the 4,400 KM which will be 41 hours non-stop. Most would opt to fly the ... Read More »

The future of artificial intelligence

  Costas Bekas, Manager, Foundations of Cognitive Computing IBM Research, Zurich explains that his team is going from data to knowledge. Data is multiplying exponentially in many formats – reports, tables, images and video. How do you digest all this information, organize and present it to people to make the best decisions? Medical knowledge will soon be doubling every 73 days. ... Read More »