The cloud is changing the way the world does business. Small company or large, the cloud is a no-brainer for enhancing efficiency.
"We're seeing efficiency gains continue, but we're also starting to see the emergence of new capabilities," says Steve King, a partner at Emergent.
Here are four types of businesses utilizing the cloud:
- Plug-In Players. “These are businesses that plug into cloud-based service providers.�? ZenPayRoll does just that which allows businesses to concentrate on the big picture. Don’t sweat the small stuff because ZenPayRoll will handle all your payroll needs.
- Hives. The all-star team. The people you get to win the game. They are there for one game and then go home. Hives are happening now more than ever with cloud capabilities.
- Head-to-Headers. The cloud AKA “Bringer of Rain,�? AKA Josh Donaldson. The A’s over the years have consistently been dubbed the underdog but their scrappy, determined nature has you realizing every game is a possible win even if they are playing the Angels.
- Portfoloists. The Carrie Bradshaw’s of the world, writing freelance articles for Vogue and a newspaper columnist. Entrepreneurs who have multiple jobs can take full advantage of the cloud’s offerings. If nothing else then organizing and saving money.
“The lesson for entrepreneurs who don't use cloud computing is simple: In six years, 80 percent of competing businesses are expected to adopt some form of cloud computing. Those that don't, risk falling behind.�?
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