In my last post, I talked about the best personal productivity software ever created, a program called Ecco. It was so popular that it still has a loyal following 16 years after its owner, Netmanage, axed it. Ways have been found to make it compatible with later versions of Windows. Enterprising hackers have extended its functionality and plugged some of the gaps in its feature … [Read more...] about Does Marketing Kill Innovation? – Part 2
Some folks think that the influence of big data on marketing decisions is going to kill off creativity. The thinking is that executives will determine the fate of projects by analysis of data alone and not allow time for the creative juices to really flow and awareness and adoption to develop. I’m more concerned by powerhouse marketing killing off ideas emanating from small c … [Read more...] about Does Marketing Kill Innovation?
Almost every sales person these days has some sort of smartphone. I have an iPhone. Depending on where Apple goes, however, I may consider the new generation Android devices. In a previous post, I talked about the lack of business apps for the iPhone. This is still very much true, but there are apps that as a sales person you must consider. These are my five favourite and m … [Read more...] about My 5 Favourite iPhone Apps for Business
Chris Hamoen wrote an article last week wondering where all the business apps are. He organized the available apps into four categories and talked a little about each one. I decided to investigate this myself and see just what these apps were that filled his categories. To do that, I looked at top business app lists from various journals and other respected sources. I was a … [Read more...] about The Woeful State of Business Apps
In developing the ASPEC app for the iPhone, we took a hard look around for examples of other business apps. There are millions and millions of business users out there with iPhones and we wanted to know what apps are they using and what was available. Google "Business apps for iPhone", and you'll find a strange mix of suggested apps. They generally fall into three … [Read more...] about Business Apps for the iPhone – Where Are They?