WhatsApp is gearing up to finally monetize its messaging app by charging large enterprise businesses for tools to better communicate with customers. Helping businesses get plugged in to a new neighborhood comes easy for office-relocation-service entrepreneurs who, as “locals,” know who’s who in providing such services as printing, restaurant delivery and equipment repair. As Dickson, a veteran entrepreneur, has found, determining if there is a market for your idea is essential before you roll it out. Otherwise, it’s easy to waste a lot of time and money on a product or service that no one wants.
Cooperative Business Services (CBS) is not your average commercial lending institution. Providing commercial loans to businesses through a credit union cooperative was a relatively new concept when CBS opened its doors in 2003. Small Business Broadband is a new offering that provides customers reliable service via wireless or fiber optic connections that caters to small businesses. This service is available at a minimum speed of 10Mb.
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The ability to monitor the health of business services is a key advantage of having a service-alignedâ€ view of IT. Underpinning this service-aligned view is a concise, accurate, real-time mapping of applications, their supporting IT components, and their inter-relationships. Once these maps are bound to real-time data from IT service monitoring and event management systems, an accurate, always up-to-date measurement of the health of each business service is readily accessible, including the criticality and priority of incidents affecting service health. Ideally, this information is presented in an intuitive dashboard that lets IT staff see the health of business services across the enterprise at a glance.
An IT service may not be customer-facing, for example, an IT service which is seen as ‘back office’ as it supports the execution of an internal business process, such as the support for a billing process which the finance department would own and manage. Business service is a broad term encompassing an array of industries serving the needs of corporation, consumers, and citizens. It includes various sectors like finance, professional services, management of companies, administrative support, hospitality and tourism.