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What are some of your pain points with third party CRM?
By Bill Paulding | 7 Answers | Last Activity on June 09, 2015

I am curious about what CRM platforms lack for small / mid-size companies. I have reviewed many and have my own conclusion, but would welcome some input from others.

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Should I use Amazon AWS or Heroku or New Relic?
By Geoff Daigle | 8 Answers | Last Activity on April 29, 2015

I have set up a lot of web platforms in the past, usually with Amazon web services. Does anyone have experience with Heroku or New Relic and what are the pros and cons of each vs AWS?

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What suggestions do you have for creating an online training system?
By Mendy Fedotowsky | 9 Answers | Last Activity on March 14, 2015

At the University of Dayton, we need to create an on-line training system that incorporates videos, slideshows, pdf's, images and interactive testing. The system would need to include a registration...

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I've a brilliant idea but not sure if I should go with a mobile app or a website?
By Garish Wasil | 12 Answers | Last Activity on January 24, 2015

website? I've thought of an awesome simple social network (not as broad as facebook and nothing like it, dont compare. But this one could be more of tumblr/twitter but again not as broad). Now...

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I want to teach kids how to write code. Where do I start?
By Chacko Cherian | 41 Answers | Last Activity on January 19, 2015

As part of corporate social responsibility, we as a company would like to give back to the society by teaching kids how to write code and adopting the ones who are really good so that they have the...

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What's the best online credit card processing with SSL?
By Jessica Federman | 10 Answers | Last Activity on December 23, 2014

I have a client who needs to accept credit card payments online. He was using Volusion but now that he's moved his Web site, he can no longer use them. Any suggestions on reputable and affordable...

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What is Thin Client, and how does it work?
By Ankur Aggarwal | 17 Answers | Last Activity on December 12, 2014

Will it work with predictive dialer, and will it work with a Windows or Linux server? I want to connect Thin Client with my predictive dialers and server for a BPO process. What role with Thin Client...

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Using the same password at multiple websites is a huge security risk. How can I have unique passwords and remember them, too?
By Chris S. | 18 Answers | Last Activity on November 19, 2014

With more webapps popping up every day, many of us now have accounts at hundreds or thousands of sites. How can we remember passwords for all of these sites while maintaining security?

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I'd like to hear your thoughts on whether to continue to use notebooks or switch to tablets for business?
By Dave Speed | 19 Answers | Last Activity on October 30, 2014
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8 Ways Cloud Computing Can Increase Productivity and Profits
By J-T-Riptons | October 10, 2014

As a business owner, it is important to ensure that you are always leveraging the most effective, yet economical solutions possible.

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I need to find somebody to get me into my own website. What is the best resource to help me do that?
By Cynthia Seasons | 23 Answers | Last Activity on October 10, 2014

I can't recall my own username or password on my original website and don't know where to find actual help. Been locked out for over 4 mos. now but have paid up for another year. Where should I turn...

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What options are in enterprise resource planning system for small/medium-sized businesses?
By Maggie Du | 20 Answers | Last Activity on October 10, 2014

What are options to small business owners who are looking for enterprise resource planning solutions? What are comparable systems to SAP-business on design?

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If you develop software, what project management SaaS or other has worked best for you and the team?
By Deacon Wardlow | 16 Answers | Last Activity on September 09, 2014

I've used JIRA and VERSIONONE, I've got a new team developing some cloudware and we're looking at alternatives. Please respond with what you've used (JIRA and VERSIONONE experiences are appreciated)....

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What is the difference between behavioral, functional and unit testing?
By M. Shakeeb Khan | 4 Answers | Last Activity on August 20, 2014

I am little bit confused about these terms. I am planning to build an application by using Laravel, Bootstrap and jQuery. Now I wanted to test my models, controller and offcourse bootstrap UI element...

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Are Gmail accounts through Google for nonprofits branded?
By Jessica Federman | 8 Answers | Last Activity on July 18, 2014

Google for Non Profits offers a fantastic program for NPO's, including Gmail accounts. I am having trouble clarifying that these accounts utilize the organization's branded e-mail/domain, rather...

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How big IT companies like Accenture, CSC, Capgemini, and Cognizant are sustaining? And what is their profit, revenue structure for the success?
By Sampath Kumar | 11 Answers | Last Activity on July 09, 2014

How big IT giants are sustaining with large manpowers. Let's say the example - In a Banking IT project 1000 manpower has been employed for 3 years, Once the project is moved to live production. There...

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What is the scope of IT consulting?
By Shekiron Consulting Services | 4 Answers | Last Activity on July 01, 2014

Is it just understanding the business processes and providing IT solutions? Or is it more...

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What is the best way to find good IT project management resources with offshore experience?
By Sandy Hutchison | 15 Answers | Last Activity on June 30, 2014

I am looking for a Melbourne based project manager with a strong IT/web development background that has managed web site development with offshore resources, India, Russian or elsewhere. I need a...

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How does cloud computing work for small businesses?
By Jen Ostrosky | 5 Answers | Last Activity on June 17, 2014

And when should you move to the cloud?

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How worth it is hiring an account manager from a tier-1 company for an IT consulting startup?
By Sampath Kumar | 27 Answers | Last Activity on June 12, 2014

I am running an IT consulting firm. It was my first startup, and I'm planning to hire an account manager. Will hiring an (sales) account manager from a big IT company help to boost my startup's...

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What is the best routing, billing, and maintenance software?
By Stephen Wright | 12 Answers | Last Activity on June 12, 2014

Does anyone have any hands on experience of a good software system in this category that will handle routing, billing, maintenance etc. for a small construction debris clean up company.

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Is there a service or app that will allow people in the USA to call Canada?
By Denise Mock | 25 Answers | Last Activity on June 12, 2014

I have added several clients in Canada and want to find the best calling option for them as well as myself. I know about skype, but was curious if there was better option.

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What is the best way to click a picture of an ID and extract text from it for further processing?
By Sunny Gupta | 4 Answers | Last Activity on May 28, 2014

I am creating a mobile app, that reads bar codes + can click pictures of Driving License etc. and extract text from the ID. While the bar-code scanning part is easy, I'm confused about the OCR...

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What is a good webinar platform?
By Mary-Alice Miller | 21 Answers | Last Activity on May 02, 2014

We are working on a training section for mosaicHUB, which will include webinars. I'd appreciate recommendations for good webinar platforms. Thanks in advance.

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How do people get tech support for a small business?
By Carrie Dunham | 14 Answers | Last Activity on April 23, 2014

One thing I miss about the corporate life is that I had an IT department I could call when I had a computer problem. Now I don't have this support and I feel like I am letting a lot of tech things...

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How to choose QA company for your product testing?
By Ron Bentata | 8 Answers | Last Activity on April 05, 2014

When you want to run tests for your product, how do you choose the company to run them? what are your criteria for selecting the right one?

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How do small businesses without on-board IT staffs decide what computer HW and SW they need and which ones to buy?
By Douglas Brown | 26 Answers | Last Activity on March 19, 2014

As a manager in larger companies it was hard enough getting a full-time IT staff to do adequate business cases and decent market analyses. In smaller companies we have "just done it" with the idea...

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I want to find out ways of generating business for getting offshore software projects for us froom the international market?
By vamsi kvs | 6 Answers | Last Activity on January 04, 2014

Business oppurtunities

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What apps streamlines your life as an entrepreneur?
By Shawn Parr | 28 Answers | Last Activity on May 07, 2013
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Do you use Mind Mapping Software?
By Salma Burney | 19 Answers | Last Activity on February 15, 2013

What mind mapping software do you like, pros/cons?