Author Archives for Brett Merritt

Introducing The New & Improved DirectScale Marketplace:

February 16, 2021 8:00 am Published by Leave your thoughts

If you haven’t been on the DirectScale website lately, you should visit the new Marketplace they launched in mid-January ( It’s a single digital location that invites you to explore dozens of vetted DirectScale partners who are ready and able to help you extend the DirectScale platform and make it uniquely yours.


The Agile Method

June 3, 2020 6:21 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Successful companies haven’t taken digital transformation as an excuse to merely adapt and survive. Rather, they’ve seen it as a chance to adapt and thrive.

Innovate and Thrive

May 22, 2020 1:02 am Published by Leave your thoughts

The 1990s introduced the concepts of “business disruption” and “disruptive innovation” to the world stage and we’ve analyzed and applied them to dozens of companies and industries since then. They’ve impacted business and changed the way we live, but none of them can hold a candle (or high-efficiency LED light bulb) to what we’re experiencing now and in the near future. What will you see in your company when you look back in a year or two? Survival or Innovation?

Putting People Before Profits

April 17, 2020 12:27 am Published by Leave your thoughts

COVID-19! It has changed the way the world works. Hopefully only for now, most people in office jobs are working from home. Some businesses have gone through layoffs or furloughs, while some have temporarily closed their doors and others are facing even tougher times. With the economic concerns set aside, there is an even more painful reality that many are having to deal with, and that is the sickness or death of loved ones.

An Apple a Day

March 27, 2020 10:42 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

I’ve been with DirectScale for almost a year now, and the sweet delivery to my doorstep this week was just one of so many instances where I witnessed this company’s care not only for their employees, but for their community.


Born in the Cloud

March 17, 2020 9:20 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Software as a Service (SaaS) is now ubiquitous, and the market continues to grow. 80% of businesses use SaaS for one or more application or service. And since 2008, the number of businesses taking advantage of cloud technology has increased by 61%.

Understanding the Relationship Between Influencer Marketing and Social Selling

March 6, 2020 8:21 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Most influencers have social media to thank for their popularity and authority status in the eyes of so many followers. These popular individuals have the power to change behavior through social media. And that behavior often involves buying a product or service. After all, the influencer marketing industry has ballooned to a worth of $10 billion for a reason. That’s exactly why businesses across the globe are building relationships with influencers who can help them with social selling.