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Basemap is the ultimate app to plan, navigate and share your next outdoor adventure

Basemap is the ultimate app to plan, navigate and share your next outdoor adventure

If you’re venturing into the outdoors anytime soon, you’re going to want to make sure you’re prepared. One of most powerful tools to do that is Basemap, the only app on the market that lets you safely plan your trip, navigate the outdoors, and share your adventures on a social media platform for others just like yourself. Basemap offers a variety of features that you’re definitely going to want to try out. Their unique mapping system lets you view hundreds of mapping layers and extensive data targeted at specific outdoor activities. This includes hiking, fishing, hunting, and even off-roading.
CRM on Microsoft Azure Cloud

CRM on Microsoft Azure Cloud

CRM on Microsoft Azure Cloud: Nimble has migrated its CRM platform from AWS to Microsoft Azure. market-leading SaaS CRM from AWS to Microsoft Azure. The migration, completed in less than four weeks without a hitch, aligns with Nimble’s business model. Indeed, Microsoft is a global Nimble reseller, and Nimble is positioning itself as a simple CRM for Office 365 and small workgroups.
Sea change: Maritime and tech leaders join forces to find innovative uses for ocean data

Sea change: Maritime and tech leaders join forces to find innovative uses for ocean data

The world’s seas are increasingly awash with data. There are sensors attached to buoys, autonomous sail drones, ships and satellites, each churning out a constant stream of information about water temperature, wave height, currents and more. A new strategic alliance launched by Gov. Jay Inslee’s office wants to harness all of that data —and collect even more of it — to slash the maritime industry’s carbon emissions and increase its efficiency by 2050.
Nimble Announces Evolution of CRM for Office 365

Nimble Announces Evolution of CRM for Office 365

The CRM company Nimble has announced a better way for business departments to stay in sync. What’s interesting is it works with popular systems like Office 365 and Dynamics 365. That way, everyone gets the same information across departments. Small Business Trends asked Jon Ferrara, Nimble CEO, to explain. He wrote how sharing information with Microsoft Office 365, G Suite; MailChimp or Hubspot can be an issue.
Seattle startup ioCurrents raises $5M to bring big data to the high seas

Seattle startup ioCurrents raises $5M to bring big data to the high seas

The company’s platform, MarineInsight, collects reams of data from various pieces of ship machinery and analyzes it with on-board computers and in the cloud. The software then suggests actions based on any problems it finds or anticipates; it can help reduce fuel costs or prevent engine failures, for example. The startup has customers in commercial shipping, fishing and passenger industries.
On CRM: Will Nimble Solve Microsoft’s Small Business CRM Problem?

On CRM: Will Nimble Solve Microsoft’s Small Business CRM Problem?

As a Microsoft partner that focuses on small and medium sized companies my firm has had little to offer our clients when they ask about CRM options other than to direct them elsewhere. Their flagship Dynamics products are excellent, but they're pricey for a small company and clearly built to compete against the likes of Salesforce and Oracle. There used to be (shudder) the Outlook Business Contact Manager but that application was thankfully discontinued after a few years of hair-pulling performance and other issues. Office 365 comes with something called the Outlook Customer Manager which is a shadow of what a good CRM system should provide and frankly has not received much attention from Redmond.
Tested: Basemap Pro App

Tested: Basemap Pro App

An all-in-one app for lovers of the great outdoors, Basemap is packed with benefits for hikers, hunters, off-roaders and fishermen alike. Utilizing information gleaned from a variety of sources, Basemap features more than 400 layers of accessible material in its free version, and more than 700 in its Pro iteration ($29.99/yr. or $4.99/mo.). With an easy-to-use layout and intuitive controls, Basemap shows as much or as little data as one wants to see depending on which layers are enabled, and can be accessed offline for out-of-service utility.