In this decade, there will be a shift in the way small and medium companies do business, says Raikes. The next generation of workers will have 15 years of Internet experience when they enter the workforce and will expect great computing tools. They will only hire companies they can communicate with online. Small to medium businesses will need to adopt new business application software to help them communicate with customers, he adds.
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