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Tamara Scott

Tamara Scott, M.A., is a Managing Editor for TechRepublic where she guides content strategy that balances search awareness with audience needs. With a background in English education, she writes clear and instructive business, technology, and marketing articles for readers of all skill levels.

Top IT Service Management (ITSM) Software

ITSM tools are critical to managing the lifecycle of assets & putting out IT fires. Discover today's best ITSM solutions for your business needs...

Ceph vs Gluster: Storage Software Review

Who wins the storage wars for big data? Comparing Ceph vs Gluster is a close call. In this article, we look at process, scalability, and...

6 FileZilla Alternatives for Secure File Transfer

FileZilla comes up early in searches for FTP and SFTP clients, but viable free and proprietary Filezilla alternatives do exist — some of them with more intuitive interfaces, better features, or connections to more tools. Although FTP has been the go-to file...

Wearable Healthcare Technology’s Post-Pandemic Promise

Healthcare providers have found themselves at a critical moment where the availability of patient data, limited in-office visits with patients, and an explosion of patient care technology has caused many practices to pivot their traditional methods of patient...

IaaS vs PaaS: Comparison & Review

As technology progresses, general computing and development knowledge becomes more widespread, and companies have the ability to demand more flexible options. The line between IaaS vs. PaaS is increasingly blurred, but not completely obscured. ALSO READ: Top...

The Best Supply Chain Management Software & Tools

Supply chain management (SCM) is often a part of a larger ERP software, but a supply chain management software should have a full set of integrations and customization tools that adapt to your process. These features help you connect your data with those of...

Best CMMS Software & Systems

Computerized maintenance management systems (CMMS) keep maintenance and service companies organized and significantly reduce paperwork. But how do you find the right provider for your needs? This article compares seven CMMS software products to help you find...

Wave vs. QuickBooks: Comparing Small Business Accounting Software

The last thing a small business owner needs to learn is how to be a professional bookkeeper on top of all the other small business priorities. To make up for this, small business accounting apps have to be designed for non-accountants. The nature of small...

KVM vs VMware: Hypervisor Review

When looking to implement virtual machine (VM) hypervisors, most companies will compare KVM vs. VMware hypervisors. Choosing between KVM and VMware hypervisors will require understanding your hardware, IT resources, and performance needs, along with a good...

Dropbox vs Google Drive for Business Cloud Storage

You don't have to sacrifice usability for security in your public storage & collaboration solutions. Compare Dropbox vs Google Drive for business...

QuickBooks vs Quicken for Small Business

Summary: This article compares how QuickBooks and Quicken approach the major small business accounting software features you need, and ends with some tips on how to choose between them. Whether you’ve owned your own business for a while or you’re...

4 Sales Gamification Ideas to Improve Performance

Money is great, but so is engagement. Improve your sales team's performance with these sales gamification ideas and rake in that...

Need To Increase Employee Retention? Train Managers As Career Coaches

Employee retention is hugely important to most firms, as unemployment dips and high-demand skills come with rising price tags. In response, companies have shifted their strategies to a more nurturing invest-train-promote framework that ensures that current...

The Best LMS Options for Employee Engagement

Employee engagement is more than a number. But according to the O.C. Tanner Institute’s 2020 Global Culture Report, when a company focuses on improving their employee experience, they also see 3x fewer layoffs 2x more likely to increase revenue 7x more...

How To Find Decision Makers: A Guide To Navigating Titles And Gathering Company Data

Learn how to use your resources more effectively to find the right decision makers at any company. Helpful for sales and marketing...
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