Business Insights and Technology Tips December 2012

Business Insights And Technology Tips For Small And Midsized Enterprises (SMEs)

Mobile Shopping On The Rise For Holidays 

The very interesting, informative article predicts that many people will use their mobile devices to shop online this holiday season. ” New research from Burst Media reveals that “more consumers than ever will be using their mobile devices for online shopping this holiday season, and those that do are more likely to make a purchase online, search for locations where a specific product can be purchased and search for last minute holiday deals.”

See: – Mobile Shopping

For best practices regarding e-commerce, mobile commerce and online-digital marketing strategies please call the Tampa, FL corporate office of Cornerstone Consulting at 813-321-1300.

Mobile, Business Intelligence (BI), Analytics And Cloud Computing Driving Business Information Technology (IT) Spending

According to a recent poll conducted by CIO Magazine, the survey revealed that “IT budgets will rise over the next 12 months and investment in mobile technology will garner the largest chunk of increasing IT budgets. IT executives are also targeting spending initiatives on cloud computing services and business intelligence and analytics (BI&A) among their top three areas of interest.”

See: – Mobile, BI and Cloud Drive Increased IT Spending

For cloud computing, business intelligence (BI), analytics and mobile software and technology please call the Tampa, FL corporate office of Cornerstone Consulting at 813-321-1300. 


Shrink The Divide Between Sales And Marketing 

In this article Steve McKee explores how much the purchasing process has changed due to the over-connected, super-informed, and savvy mobile culture of customers. Within the article MeKee answers the question, “Buying a computer used to be as confusing and distasteful as buying a car at a dealership, but the experience has evolved into something much more pleasant. Why the difference?” 

See: – Shrink the Divide Between Sales and Marketing 

For business consulting, ERP systems, IT, and superior sales and marketing strategies please call the Tampa, FL corporate office of Cornerstone Consulting at 813-321-1300.


The Other, Other Laptop: New $199.00 Chromebooks A Holiday Hit

As most know about the extreme popularity of iPads, iPhones, and tablets, many are just learning about Chromebooks.  They are “like an iPad, they boot-up, sleep, and resume in seconds””no more walking around with your laptop lid open. They automatically update themselves, so there’s no need for extra virus software. And they’re stocked with keyboards, so you can be more productive.”

See: – Chromebooks

For small and midsized enterprise resource planning systems, real-time business data, software solutions, mobile apps, and technology please call the Tampa corporate office of Cornerstone Consulting at 813-321-1300.


Gmail Is World’s Top Email Service

According to ComScore, Microsoft’s Hotmail is no longer the World’s top email service. Google’s Gmail has taken the lead. “In data for October released by ComScore, Gmail saw 287.9 million unique worldwide visitors during the period, edging out Microsoft’s Hotmail, which finished with 286.2 million unique visitors. The findings were first reported by GigaOm.”

See: – Gmail is World’s Top Email Service

For businessss software and information technology (IT) please call the Tampa, FL corporate office of Cornerstone Consulting at 813-321-1300.


About Cornerstone Consulting, Inc.

Based in Tampa, FL, Cornerstone Consulting, Inc. is a business consulting and information technology (IT) company. Not only is Cornerstone an award-winning value added reseller (VAR) of business software, our highly-skilled team specializes in cutting-edge solutions and tech support for:

  • SAP Business One ERP
  • E-commerce
  • M-commerce
  • Mobile
  • Business Intelligence (BI)
  • Analytics
  • Internet
  • Databases
  • Cloud Computing
  • Custom Programming
  • Software as a Service (SaaS)
  • Website Design, Development and Hosting

Cornerstone provides software products, tech services and business process outsourcing which support all areas of a small or medium sized business, such as: financial accounting, operations, customer relationship management, sales, inventory control-tracking-management, warehouse management, e-commerce, and more. Cornerstone’s “dream team” of programmers, trainers and consultants specialize in providing our Manufacturing, Wholesale Distribution, Pharmaceutical, Nutraceutical, and Online Retail clients with optimal business process configuration, integration and automation.  

How might we partner with you to improve your business and make it run better? Let’s connect and start the conversation. Call us at (813) 321-1300 today!




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