Smart but Safe: How Small Businesses Use Technology to Grow Revenue

This is a research paper published by the Harvard Business school on how small businesses have used technology to grow revenue while not drastically increasing operating costs. The most significant item recommended is cloud storage, which is usually free to use from an online service provider and usually very secure. Mobile devices are also crucial to small business operations due to their convenience and prevalence in most people today. Though this article is quite long, it provides examples of ways you can use technology to your benefit without draining the bank.

 

Applicability to Business

  • Technology can improve efficiency of business operations
  • Some technology is inexpensive, especially in the long run

 

Learning Outcomes

  • Evaluate your current use of technology to see what areas need assistance
  • Consider topics the article recommends in their applicability to business, such as cloud storage

 

 

https://hbr.org/resources/pdfs/comm/symantec/symantec_report_dec.pdf