Business Insights and Tech Tips May 2014

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

4 Ways to Make Your Blog Stand Out from the Pack

With millions of blogs online filled with interesting content, and social media sites out there, how do you get your blog to stand out from the pack? The competition is too great to hope the visibility and exposure of your blog will take care of itself. Within this article you will find that there are 4 ways to spice up your blog and make it more unique: be controversial, have top x lists, solve a problem, and take a stand.



LinkedIn Says Mystery App Is Coming Soon

A new standalone app appears to be among the plans LinkedIn has for 2014. The app is the company’s fifth, and it is expected to be released in the upcoming weeks. The company already has LinkedIn, Pulse, LinkedIn Recruiter, and LinkedIn Contacts as existing apps. Specific details were not shared about the upcoming app. It is assumed the app is for the general user base.



How Healthy are the Newly Insured in the Exchanges?

Individuals enrolled in the exchanges used more medications to treat pain, seizures, and antidepressants than those in commercial health insurance plans during the months of January and February. It was discovered that those in the exchanges used fewer contraceptives than those in commercial health insurance plans. Further, specialty drugs account for less than one percent of all prescriptions in the U.S. according to Express Scripts’ data.



The Benefits and Risks of Mobile Access to Manufacturing Information

Mobile devices deliver productivity benefits and significant efficiency. Regarding information security and the mobile workforce, many business owners are considering cloud infrastructure security, content security, and audit trails and regulatory compliance. Manufacturers are developing bring your own device strategies that can enhance productivity and compliance activities.



Have you measured your SAP HANA ROI?

The University of Kentucky was looking at how to better use data concerning its student body, staff, and facilities. It also sought to increase the graduation rate from 60% to 70% over a span of ten years. The university realized that it needed to develop better and approachable insight into its operations. SAP HANA was what they chose. SAP HANA increased reporting speeds 420 times. It adds up to a return on investment (ROI) of 509%.



SAP Develops New Strategy for Authoring Tool Integration

SAP announced its new plan for authoring tool integration, including a plan to expand its offering by integrating authoring tools into the SAP Product Lifecycle Management application. The pace of technological advancement is increasing constantly. Products are becoming more complex and are a combination of electronics, software, and mechanics. The integration tool is part of efforts to strengthen relationships with partners and customers.


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
  • Electronic and Mobile Commerce
  • Enterprise Mobility
  • Bar codes and Scanning
  • Business Intelligence (BI)
  • Business Analytics
  • Internet
  • Databases (SAP HANA)
  • Cloud Computing
  • Custom Programming
  • Web Development

Innovative Software and Technology for your Growing Small or Midsized Business

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.

If you’d like your small or medium enterprise (SME) to run better,  out-maneuver competitors, have better solutions for finding new customers, and transform your business with the latest in technology, you’ve definitely found the right team to make it happen.

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For answers to your SAP software sales, support, and service questions, contact Cornerstone Consulting at 813-321-1300. Looking forward to connecting with you!

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