Tag Archives: small business

Not another phone system: Raising the Table Stakes for communications systems.

“We initially went looking for a phone system, but we found a lot more with the Cisco Business Edition 6000.  We now have the tools we need to truly align business communications with our values of promoting excellent customer service … Continue reading

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Four questions every Small Business owner must ask when considering collaboration technology

They say communication is the key to success in a relationship, and that rule certainly applies to the relationship between business owners and their employees and customers. Collaborative technology solutions facilitate that communication through a variety of channels that include … Continue reading

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How to find the right financing plan for your small business

It’s October again and that means a few things: the weather is starting to cool down; it’s almost time to carve pumpkins and it’s SMB Week/Month (depending on who you ask)! We’re kicking off SMB Week/Month with part one of … Continue reading

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BYOD for Small and Mid-Size Business: Moving from Challenge to Opportunity

I hope you’ve been enjoying our Small and Mid-Size Business-Focused Blog Series. So far, we’ve provided an overview of the technology challenges we feel small and mid-size business owners face and shared a Q&A with Sean Stanleigh of The Globe and Mail. We’ve also covered the … Continue reading

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Q&A with Sean Stanleigh, Challenges of Canada’s Mid-Size Business Sector

I recently sat down to chat with Sean Stanleigh, editor of the Report on Small Business properties at The Globe and Mail, about some of the challenges facing entrepreneurs in Canada’s mid-market. We were able to discuss the key issues … Continue reading

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Introducing Our New Small and Mid-Size Business-Focused Blog Series

Hi my name is Gary Isaacs, Vice President Mid-market and Small Business at Cisco Canada. Welcome to Cisco Canada’s new blog series focused on the small and mid-size business market. Rod Scotland, National Architecture Strategy Lead, Mid-market and Small Business, … Continue reading

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The benefits of collaboration to a growing mid-market business

We can all agree that collaboration is important to any thriving business.  Mid-market companies are a prime example of why collaboration is imperative.  As these companies continue to grow collaboration becomes essential since employees need to reach out to peers, … Continue reading

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How technology is transforming my business

By Bayo Odutola, Managing Principal, OLLIP P.C. Technology can transform small and medium-sized (SMB) organizations. For proof of this, look no further than my Ottawa-based boutique law firm OLLIP P.C. With only a team of four lawyers and trademark agents, … Continue reading

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Why BYOD is critical to your mid-market company

The bring-your-own-device (BYOD) phenomenon has dramatically changed the way many Canadian organizations do business, especially those in the mid-market sector. With BYOD in place, mid-market companies and their employees can operate in the global market with ease. The result is … Continue reading

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Why we are in a time of opportunity for Canadian SMBs

Small and mid-sized businesses (SMB) are often defined by several different variables – annual sales, net revenue, size of assets or number of employees and so forth. But no matter how you define them, they dominate the Canadian business landscape. … Continue reading

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