Sharon  Hurley Hall

Sharon Hurley Hall

Pro freelance writer/blogger

Sharon Hurley Hall is a professional writer and blogger. Her work has been published on OptinMonster, CrazyEgg, GrowthLab, Unbounce, OnePageCRM and Mirasee. Connect with Sharon on Twitter @shurleyhall

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2013 US Open: Lessons for IT Administrators

IBM has combined analytics, cloud, mobile and social technologies to provide a streamlined experience for 2013 US Open fans. IBM technology is powering the provision of scores, statistics and news via...

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3 Ways to Foster Enterprise Agility for Your Midsize

For midsize businesses, enterprise agility can mean the difference between surviving or having a profitable business with a firm foundation. There's a lot that IT administrators can do to ensure the latter. Here are three key areas to address to ensure that the midsize business you serve is agile.

3 Ways to Use a BI System to Improve Your Midsize

As an IT administrator, you are always looking to help your company improve its financial and strategic position. A BI system can be a key part of making that happen.

5 Uses for Corporate Intelligence

How can IT administrators help midsize enterprises harness the benefits of corporate intelligence?

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7 Benefits of Cloud Computing

The benefits of cloud computing are not always evident to midsize enterprises; yet there are significant business advantages they can gain from the cloud. The following is a list that IT administrators can use to help the enterprises they serve understand these benefits

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Adding Social to Operational Data in Your Midsize Business

Is operational data alone enough to grow your business? Every day your business generates more data. All your operations, both internal and external, provide additional information that can help you t...

Agile Business - Does Your Midsize Qualify?

Is your midsize enterprise an agile business? If not, it could be missing out on a methodology that will improve how it responds to market changes, resulting in better profitability and competitivenes...

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Apple iPhone 5 Launch Still Leaves BYOD Issues

The Apple iPhone 5 is finally out. There has been lots of jockeying for position over the last few weeks, with several major smart phone manufacturers rushing to beat Apple to the punch. Now that the ...

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Are You Using Social Data to Improve Your Business?

Are you using social data to improve your midsize business? If you're not, you are missing out on information that can help your company to become more collaborative, more productive and more innovati...

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Beyond Consumer Engagement--Getting Social With Your Midsize Business...

Increasing consumer engagement is one of the biggest benefits of becoming a social business, but there are many other ways you can use social media to benefit your midsize business.

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BI and Analytics – The Best Tools for Your Midsize Business

Using business intelligence (BI) and analytics tools in your midsize enterprise is one of the best ways to secure your competitive position. Research shows that companies that make good use of BI and ...

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Business Agility--A Must for Your SMB

What does business agility mean for your midsize business? You might have heard of "agile development." This term describes a development process focused on users, responding quickly to change, and de...

Business Analyst - A New Role for IT Administrators

IT job descriptions are changing. The next career move for an IT administrator could be as a business analyst. In the last few years, the emphasis for IT professionals has shifted away from reliance o...

Business Innovation and Your Midsize Enterprise

Business innovation will make the difference between surviving and thriving as a midsize business. And to be innovative businesses need IT support. Almost every aspect of business these days has IT im...

Business Innovation - the Role of IT Managers

Many midsize enterprises are promoting business innovation to differentiate themselves from their competitors. One way they are doing that is by using agile methodologies.