Deployment & Integration

Shopping Cart Software with the Most Essential Integrations

By Diana Berryman, 5 January 2015

Checking out shopping cart software reviews before you decide on your eCommerce software of choice, should be a priority. What are your fellow business people saying about these apps? How do my existing apps integrate with them? Integrations for software make life so much easier but for shopping cart software, integrations, ones that actually work, are vital for the smooth running of what could be a high traffic website. Integrations are the other apps and software that work in conjunction with each other. Of course not all software can perform every task so integrations, working partnerships if you like, are necessary to get the most out of your apps. (more…)

Ten Best Application Performance Management Tools of 2014

By Todd Spear, 23 September 2014

Whether your business runs on apps or your business is building apps - cloud-based, Web, or mobile - you know that you need them to run smoothly and each to work "as advertised" so your business can meet its goals. But, how well are all those apps really working? Are they working correctly? Efficiently? Are all the various apps you use to get the job done, whatever it may be, all playing nicely together? If that question catches you off guard, it's probably because you don't have a real-time tool to let you visualize how well your apps are working. In other words, you've probably never discovered the best application performance management software. (more…)

App Integration – Why Your Business Apps need to Talk to Each Other

By Steff Green, 5 August 2014

Imagine this: You’re an environmental engineer out in the field, taking samples for lab testing. You whip out your tablet and use your soil-testing apps to measure and record your samples. Then, you use your camera app to snap some images for the file. Next, you go to your task management app and note down the time you’ve been on site against the job. When you get back to your office, you’re going to need to type all the info collected from your apps into your job report app, print out and attach the photographs, and stick it all in a physical folder. (more…)

How to Make the Simple Switch to a Project Management App with Shortcuts

By Todd Spear, 27 May 2014

Effective project management comes down to your ability to plan, assign, monitor, and measure all aspects of the work your team performs. Factor in the pressure of your budget on top of the demand for high quality outcomes and it becomes clear that the project management app you choose can have a dramatic effect on your business - and your bottom line. (more…)

KiSSFLOW Review – Adding Deeply Integrated Workflow Capability To Google Apps

By Rakesh Sharma, 23 September 2013

Despite the variety of applications within the Google Apps ecosystem, one of the commonly required functionality is the ability to create workflows. This week, let’s take a look at KISSFLOW an application that does just that. In this KiSSFLOW review, we will look at its features, interface, and see how it can be of use to you. (more…)

Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) For Engineering Companies and Virtual Engineering Teams – A Review Of DEXMA PLM

By Stephanie Watson, 5 September 2012

DEXMA PLM is a web-based product lifecycle management (PLM) solution that provides cloud-based technology to businesses, primarily those in the engineering field. DEXMA PLM offers extensive project management and product data management, with advanced software that includes updated information on parts, materials, equipment logistics, and a manufacturing management system unlike any other system available. If you’re looking for an easy, effective way to manage your various engineering processes, DEXMA PLM  is for you. (more…)

Things to Know Before Implementing and Integrating Your Business Cloud Apps

By Sharon Shapiro, 16 November 2011

Once you’ve decided to move your business to the cloud, you’re still faced with many decisions:  where to discover business applications that meet my needs, which cloud service provider to use, how to best implement and integrate your new cloud applications.  If you don’t know what end result you’re looking for, the migration process can be overwhelming, so it’s important that you educate yourself about the different options. (more…)

How Integrating Zoho and Mailchimp Can Boost Customer Conversions – Cloud Apps Case study

By Stephanie Kidder, 15 November 2011

A very important factor to help small businesses discover the right business applications is to hear how other companies are using cloud apps to be more successful. will be publishing a series of case studies for entrepreneurs and small businesses to undertand how they can benefit from cloud apps. In this post, written in collaboration with Stephanie Kidder, marketing director at RunMyProcess, we explain how cloud apps integration can improve a key marketing process. More specifically, we describe how integrating Zoho and Mailchimp has been used to boost new customer conversions. (more…)

One World of SaaS Integration – Review of OneSaas

By Rakesh Sharma, 1 November 2011

It was only a matter of time before someone thought up the concept. So far, we have been reviewing myriad SaaS applications; however, we have not really discussed ways of integrating cloud applications together for your company. After all, a single application can hardly take care of all your needs. This week we will look at OneSaas - an application that brings your SaaS applications together under a single umbrella. We will look at its interface and functionality and see how it can be of use to you. (more…)

Forming Connections Between Cloud Apps Data

By Rakesh Sharma, 30 March 2011

With its promise of simple and inexpensive solutions, SaaS applications might just be the thing for your small business. However, purchasing a SaaS solution is only half the job done. The other half consists of integrating your existing internal business applications with the external SaaS application to enable exchange of data and information. Then, there is that bigger question of customizing the external application to fit your business processes. (more…)