Cindy Bates writes on how to prepare your small business for a disaster and strategies to ensure that your doors reopen. » More
Cindy Bates is Vice President of Microsoft’s U.S. SMB organization where she is responsible for the company’s end-to-end SMB sales and marketing efforts, including SMB strategy, business development, regional field sales and national distribution sales, channel marketing, and customer marketing. Armed with a wealth of management experience leading high performing teams and expertise in sales, marketing, strategy and corporate development, Bates is a 10 year Microsoft veteran with an interest and passion for the SMB business woven throughout her experiences. She started her career with four years as a Managing Director in Microsoft’s Corporate Development and Strategy group where she was responsible for strategically evaluating, structuring, valuing and negotiating the company’s mergers, acquisitions, investments and joint ventures.
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Want to gain more competitiveness without spending a lot of money? Microsoft's Cindy Bates joins Jim Blasingame to discuss the many ways that cloud computing has leveled the playing field for small business, including disaster preparedness.
It's never been easier or less expensive to prepare for an unplanned business interruption. Microsoft's Cindy Bates joins Jim Blasingame to reveal disaster preparedness tools and best practices available by using resources in the Cloud.
Statistics indicate that 40% of small business that experience a disaster don't reopen. Microsoft's Cindy Bates joins Jim Blasingame to talk about how to prepare your company for any of the business interruption possibilities, whether natural or otherwise.