Farmers in Uganda track weather, crop prices with Android phones

Mobile-phone companies and aid agencies have talked for years about deploying feature phones, coupled with basic text information services about the weather and crop pricing, to empower poor people in undeveloped parts of

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 22nd, 2011 Nancy Gorhing

How to use CRM tools to crowd-source product strategy

In most product-driven firms, product planning is one of the highest leverage processes in the whole company. There's a huge difference in the profitability of a "hit" vs. a me-too product, and a

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: November 9th, 2010 David Taber

Canadian user drops Maximizer CRM over failed BlackBerry sync

An executive of a Whitby, Ont.-based business who tried a new customer relationship management (CRM) tool from Maximizer Software Inc., says the products' inability to connect with his workers' BlackBerry devices has left

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 13th, 2010 Nestor Arellano

Maximizer Entrepreneur and Team Editions target smaller SMBs

A few months ago I wrote about the the broadened Web access footprint and pared down total cost of ownership of Maximizer CRM 11 , a customer relations management tool aimed at small

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 5th, 2010 Nestor Arellano

Maximizer brings mobile CRM to small sales teams

Maximizer Software Inc. has pared down its customer relations management (CRM) tool to serve smaller sales units.The Vancouver-based firm's new CRM 11 Entrepreneur and Team editions do away with the marketing campaign features

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 30th, 2010 Nestor Arellano

Five free ways to smarten and sharpen your customer focus

It's not shocking that many companies are scaling back, delaying or canceling IT projects. Recent Gartner survey data of 475 IT decision makers in global enterprises with 1,000 or more employees found that

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 3rd, 2009 Thomas Wailgum