Work Market, an on-demand labor force marketplace, is partnering with Field Solutions to help IT vendors and VARs to manage and complete more customer deals even faster.
Jeff Leventhal is building an online marketplace for the second time in his career. The latest effort, called Work Market, is a Labor Resource Platform (LRP) that allows businesses to manage contractors. For VARs and MSPs, Work Market can identify on-demand contractors who can assist with IT projects, managed services and integration services.
According to the recent report published by IDC this week, worldwide server market
revenues decreased 4.8 percent year-over-year in Q2 2012. This is the
third consecutive quarter of year-over-year revenue declines for the server market.
Customer communications solutions company, Salmat has launched a suite of speech recognition and voice biometric solutions designed specifically for mid-market companies who want to enhance their customer service, improve operational efficiency, reinforce client privacy and bolster overall security.
Career website Dice.com is out with its annual Linux Jobs market report and once again demand is growing. The report is sponsored by the Linux Foundation, which does of course have its own particular bias when it comes to Linux, though there are still a few surprises in it.
Editor’s note: Matt Cohler is a General Partner at Benchmark Capital. He’s responsible for identifying investment opportunities in Internet-related companies in addition to working closely with companies across the firm’s portfolio. You can follow him on Twitter here.
Building and controlling a marketplace is hard.
Marketplaces consist of two sides: supply (sellers) and demand (buyers).
After more than 20 years of evangelization by vendors and consultants, many companies are now fully aware of the benefits of business process management and the value of business process management solutions.
Market research firm Harris Interactive today announced that it is partnering with Google’s recently launched Google Consumer Surveys “to develop and bring to market a new product that allows businesses, both large and small, to compare themselves to industry benchmarks at a fraction of the cost of traditional market research.” Using Google’s Consumer Surveys platform, Harr