• Choosing the Best B2B and B2C Help Desk Software for Your Business

    12 days ago - By Business 2 Community

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    Far too often, companies are forced into a solution that doesn't meet the needs of their business. You don't want to use an exhaustive enterprise tax software for your individual filing, nor does a corporate audit business want to be forced into using software focused on personal finance. The needs of a consumer and business are unique and very different.
    With this said, let's look at how these specific needs apply to a different type of software - help desk software - so you can determine whether a B2C or B2B software better fits your goals and objectives...
    B2C focuses on...
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  • What Are Advanced Persistent Threats , and How Can You Protect Your Company?

    What Are Advanced Persistent Threats , and How Can You Protect Your Company?

    12 days ago - By Business 2 Community

    When it comes to preventing costly data breaches, knowledge is power. Being aware of common vulnerabilities and advanced hacker tactics can help businesses protect themselves where it counts-and help them be on the lookout for signs they might otherwise miss.
    Among the threats to know is the rare advanced persistent threat. Here's a look at APTs, what they are, and how we might better protect ourselves from them.
    What Is an Advanced Persistent Threat ?
    APTs are not your typical in-and-out attacks, where hackers will break in and then immediately cripple a network or hold it hostage. These...
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  • Asana launches $19.99 Business tier to help managers handle multiple projects

    Asana launches $19.99 Business tier to help managers handle multiple projects

    12 days ago - By Tech Crunch

    Asana , the platform where people can create and track the progress of work projects, made its name originally as a place where individuals and smaller teams can create and track the progress of a specific project. Now, as the startup courts bigger organizations among its 50,000 paying organizations and millions of users globally, it is adding another tier for enterprises that are using Asana for multiple projects: Asana Business , priced at $19.95 per user, per month.
    Aimed primarily at teams that have managers or executives overseeing multiple projects simultaneously - sometimes in the...
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  • How Companies Can Help Employees Vote in the Midterms

    How Companies Can Help Employees Vote in the Midterms

    12 days ago - By Fortune

    We often look to political parties, nonprofit organizations, or politically engaged celebrities to raise awareness about important public policy issues. But there's another place we should look to for leadership, a place with a proven track-record in shifting cultural attitudes and helping to solve social problems.
    That place is 21st-century corporate America.
    Over the past month, we have increasingly seen corporate America use its influence to promote voter engagement. This is a pivotal role for companies communicating with American consumers every day. Low civic participation is one of...
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  • HashiCorp scores $100M investment on $1.9 billion valuation

    12 days ago - By Tech Crunch

    HashiCorp , the company that has made hay developing open source tools for managing cloud infrastructure, obviously has a pretty hefty commercial business going too. Today the company announced an enormous $100 million round on a Unicorn valuation of $1.9 billion.
    The round was led by IVP, whose investments include AppDynamics, Slack and Snap. New comer Bessemer Venture Partners joined existing investors GGV Capital, Mayfield, Redpoint Ventures, and True Ventures in the round. Today's investment brings the total raised to $179 million.
    The company's open source tools have been downloaded...
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  • Two of Uber's most popular services are joining forces as the company races toward an IPO

    Two of Uber's most popular services are joining forces as the company races toward an IPO

    13 days ago - By Business Insider

    Uber for Business is expanding to include Uber Eats, the company announced Thursday,
    Workers whose companies use the Uber for Business platform for rides, can now expense meals as well.
    The combined platform could be key to Uber's eventual IPO, as it seeks to lock in regular and diverse revenue streams.
    Uber Eats is growing like crazy.
    Because the ride-hailing giant noticed its food delivery platform was so popular among customers who were expensing meals to their employer, the program is being added to the already up-and running Uber for Business program, meaning customers can now...
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  • Uber Eats launches its new platform for corporate accounts

    13 days ago - By Tech Crunch

    Uber Eats is expanding to enterprise customers with the launch of Uber Eats for Business. The new service allows companies to manage their employees' food orders and positions Uber Eats to compete more directly against rivals that already offer corporate accounts, including Deliveroo, GrubHub, and Foodpanda .
    Uber Eats for Business is integrated into Uber for Business, which lets companies pay for and manage rides taken by their employees and clients. Its functions include setting meal programs that let employees order food at certain time and locations (for example, by geofencing a...
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  • Bosses: This is how to inspire your employees to become leaders

    13 days ago - By Fast Company

    Aspiring leaders need help realizing their potential. Some simple day-to-day actions from managers can help.
    Whether you have a formal leadership development plan in-house or not, there are some important ways those in supervisory and management roles can support developing leaders, says leadership development consultant Robb Holman, author of Lead the Way: Inside Out Leadership Principles for Business Owners and Leaders. Companies invest in leadership and personality assessments and other tools and programs, and may not follow through or revisit them consistently. But there are several...
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  • Uber Eats for Business launches to help companies manage employees' food orders

    Uber Eats for Business launches to help companies manage employees' food orders

    13 days ago - By Venture Beat

    Uber has launched Eats for Business, a new integration that automates billing and allows companies to micro-manage their employees' food orders.
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