1995 called. Time to revisit your applications strategy. Now!

deal architect

I joined Gartner in 1995. I remember clients would call and say they were getting ready for next-gen applications, but that they felt they had "enough time". The deadline in their case was, of course, the Y2K "wall". By the

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True Story: How Bplans.com Started in 1995

Up and Running

January of 1995. Few people knew of the Internet, Mozilla, and the world-wide web. The so-called “Internet” had existed for years, but seemed to the rest of us (anybody outside of a few spook havens and ivory towers) like a nerdy background utility for emails. And I started bplans.com.

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Plex flexes its shop floor muscle

deal architect

When I joined Gartner in 1995, I was part of the AAS (for Administrative Application Systems) service which largely covered accounting, financial planning and hcm applications.

WFH productivity and problems

deal architect

I was one of Gartner's first WFH analysts in 1995. They were not sure the WFH model would work in analyst world so they had me spend most of the first 6 months at HQ in Stamford, CT. My employment. Future of Work New Normal COVID-19

From BUNCH to FANG

deal architect

When I joined Gartner in 1995, I thought it was quaint some of the older analysts would talk about BUNCH – Burroughs, Univac, NCR, CDC and Honeywell. In 1995, HP, IBM, Sun, Dell, Compaq and other. So 70s and 80s. Industry Commentary

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Calling Fellow Analysts

deal architect

In my orientation at Gartner in 1995, a senior analyst forcefully pointed out “Sacred cows make the best hamburger”. I cringed on behalf of all vegetarians of the world but took it to heart. For two decades, I have challenged. Industry Commentary

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The Real Deal: Art Mesher on ENTRUSTS the next Big Thing in Supply Chains and SaaS

deal architect

I first met Art Mesher in 1995. This continues a series of columns from practitioners I respect. The category "Real Deal" describes them well. We were both freshmen Gartner analysts and in class and bars he would passionately talk about. The Real Deal: Guest Columnist

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Serial Entrepreneur Bob Fabbio Plans to Builid eRevelance Into a $1 Billion Company

SiliconHills

In 1995, Tivoli Systems went public and a year later IBM acquired the company for $743 million. In 1989, Bob Fabbio quit his job at IBM and launched Tivoli Systems, which went on to create of the largest software categories in the world – enterprise systems management.

Serial Entrepreneur Bob Fabbio Plans to Builid eRelevance Into a $1 Billion Company

SiliconHills

In 1995, Tivoli Systems went public and a year later IBM acquired the company for $743 million. In 1989, Bob Fabbio quit his job at IBM and launched Tivoli Systems, which created one of the largest software categories in the world – enterprise systems management.

Serial Entrepreneur Bob Fabbio Plans to Build eRelevance Into a $1 Billion Company

SiliconHills

In 1995, Tivoli Systems went public and a year later IBM acquired the company for $743 million. In 1989, Bob Fabbio quit his job at IBM and launched Tivoli Systems, which created one of the largest software categories in the world – enterprise systems management.

Startups Are Not Just The Realm Of Young Generations

Startup Professionals Musings

According to the most recent report from the Kauffman Foundation , the highest rate of entrepreneurship in America shifted a few years ago to the Boomer age group, compared to Gen-X (1965 to1980) and Gen-Y (1981 to 1995).

The Long and Winding Road to Rock Band 4

Feld Thoughts

I originally invested in Harmonix as an angel investor in 1995. It’s here. And you know you want it.

Genstar Capital Buys Austin-based Accruent

SiliconHills

Accruent, founded in 1995 in California, had raised $32 million from two investors in two rounds, according to its Crunchbase profile.

Snowpocalypse or Blizzard?

Feld Thoughts

I’ve lived here since 1995 and the amount of fear, anxiety, discussion, preparation, and public commentary is higher than I can ever recall (and yes – I’m now contributing to it.). The level of histrionics yesterday about the weather on the front range that is coming has been epic.

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More Words of Wisdom from Steve Jobs

Scott Edward Walker

This week, we again present Steve Jobs in this powerful, one-minute clip from 1995. To Our Clients & Friends: Welcome to our weekly series “ Helping Entrepreneurs Succeed.” Each week, we post a short video of a successful entrepreneur, investor or business leader on a variety of topics.

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13 Important Branding Lessons From The Top 4 e-Commerce Giants

YoungUpstarts

The online classified site’s interface has remained mostly unchanged since it debuted in 1995. No one could call Craigslist a beautifully designed website – even in 1995. by Katie Lundin of crowdspring.

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Open Cloud Academy Launches Cybersecurity Program for Veterans

SiliconHills

Air Force as a cryptographic specialist after 18 years in 1995 in San Antonio and then worked construction jobs until he hurt his back. By LAURA LOREK Reporter with Silicon Hills News David Gibson retired from the U.S. Since then he’s been looking for steady work. And that’s why he enrolled in the first class […] The post Open Cloud Academy Launches Cybersecurity Program for Veterans appeared first on SiliconHills. San Antonio Cybersecurity Open Cloud Academy training veterans

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Mike Maples Talks Investments, Startup Smarts and Bill Gates

SiliconHills

After his retirement in 1995, [.] By SUSAN LAHEY Reporter with Silicon Hills News Former Microsoft senior executive and current investor and rancher Mike Maples Sr.

What Buying Habits Tell Marketers About Each Generation

YoungUpstarts

Now comprising the highest percentage of the workforce, this generation (born roughly from 1981 to 1995) receives considerable marketing attention.

Want Your Startup to Succeed? Stay Home

ReadWriteStart

It looked at data from 13,166 Danish startups founded between 1995 to 2004 and discovered that companies launched by founders with an average tenure of 6.4 A new study shows that startups do better when they’re launched in the place where their founders were born or have lived for a long time.

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New Rules for the New Internet Bubble

Steve Blank

The Golden Age (1970 – 1995): Build a growing business with a consistently profitable track record (after at least 5 quarters,) and go public when it’s time. 1970 – 1995: The Golden Age. The world of building profitable startups ended in 1995. Carpe Diem.

How The Right Employees Have An Innovation Advantage

Startup Professionals Musings

An employee of Sun Microsystems, James Gosling, created a new object-oriented programming language called Oak in 1995. Conventional business wisdom tells us that entrepreneurs are today’s main source of innovation.

What the 5 Stages of Grief Teach Us About Technology

Startup Professionals Musings

Christensen in “ The Innovator’s Dilemma ” way back in 1995. How many times have investors heard startups start their pitch by touting that their technology is “disruptive?”

The Future Of Work Is Distributed

Feld Thoughts

In 1995, at the dawn of the age of the commercial Internet, this involved landlines, answering machines, pagers, and fax machines. I’ve been a remote worker for 24 years. While I have an office in Boulder, I’m physically in my office for a small amount of time. For many years, this was a function of travel. My investments have always been geographically distributed across the US and I spent the majority of my time between Monday and Friday on the road.

Is the Lean Startup Dead?

Steve Blank

Most entrepreneurs today don’t remember the Dot-Com bubble of 1995 or the Dot-Com crash that followed in 2000. As a reminder, the Dot Com bubble was a five-year period from August 1995 (the Netscape IPO ) when there was a massive wave of experiments on the then-new internet, in commerce, entertainment, nascent social media, and search. A version of this article first appeared in the Harvard Business Review.

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Boulder Conversations at the Boulder History Museum on Wed 2/12/14

Feld Thoughts

As a relative youngster (I’ve only been here since 1995) it was especially humbling to be asked to part of the “ Boulder Conversations with Extraordinary People” Speaker Series.

The rise of the “successful” unsustainable company

A Smart Bear: Startups and Marketing for Geeks

” Here’s the summary of his track record (excerpted from the Fast Company article): Forefront — IPO’ed in 1995 by CBT — CBT stock fell 85% in 1998 and prompted class-action lawsuits.

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No Logical Relation Between Employment And Health Care: Kenneth Arrow

YoungUpstarts

by Cara Wick, President of Wick Financial. As healthcare makes headlines, I wish more people listened to Nobel Prize-winning economist Kenneth Joseph Arrow. Born in New York City in 1921, at 51, Mr. Arrow was the youngest person ever to receive the award.

We Were Right – Just a Decade Early

Feld Thoughts

1995 – 2000 was the climb up to the Peak. This is a line my friend Jerry Colonna uses when something like the AT&T – Time Warner deal occurs. As time passes, the line has shifted to “We were right – just fifteen years early.”

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Get A Free Flight To Boulder For Boulder Startup Week

Feld Thoughts

Since I moved to Boulder in 1995, I’ve watched and participated in the evolution of an amazing startup community which I believe currently has the highest entrepreneurial density in the United States. Boulder Startup Week , a five day celebration of the tech scene here in Boulder, is offering several free plane tickets to people who would consider relocating.

Episode 3 on SiriusXM Channel 111: Kathryn Gould, Mar Hershenson, Sophie Lebrecht

Steve Blank

As one of the first women VC’s in Silicon Valley she founded Foundation in 1995, and went on to be selected for the Midas List based on her investments.

How to become the only business that matters

Duct Tape Marketing

In 1995 Yellowstone National Park was in distress. How to become the only business that matters written by John Jantsch read more at Duct Tape Marketing. So the question this bold and perhaps presumptuous headline likely brings up is. to whom. The only business that matters to whom.

Three Questions To Prevent Your Technology Project From Being Poorly Managed

YoungUpstarts

Julie May is CEO of bytes of knowledge (b:ok) , which she founded in 1995 with her husband, Charles. by Julie May, CEO of bytes of knowledge (b:ok). Most IT projects require a variety of skill sets, from design and software development, to hosting and project management.

8 Things Steve Jobs Learned After Getting Fired By Apple

YoungUpstarts

When Pixar released Toy Story in 1995, Jobs understood that audiences weren’t interested in the process or technological tools that make up the Pixar animation system. Steve Jobs, co-founder, chairman, and chief executive officer of a little company called Apple Inc.,

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Why Businesses Must Grasp Millennial Thinking Or Face Economic Calamity

YoungUpstarts

Millennials are the generation born roughly from 1981 to 1995, meaning that the older millennials aren’t that far from 40.

Three Common Expense Tracking Mistakes

YoungUpstarts

He graduated from the University of Utah with Honors in 1994 with a BA in Accounting and earned his MACC from Southern Utah University in 1995. by William Olsen, CPA, Co-founder and VP of Product Development at Deductr.

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5 Stages of Technology Adoption Compared To Grieving

Startup Professionals Musings

Christensen in “ The Innovator’s Dilemma ” way back in 1995. How many times have investors heard startups start their pitch by touting that their technology is “disruptive?”

Will tech kill your job?

Berkonomics

In 1995, thirty-five million people used the Internet. Close. Stop me if you’ve heard this story before. “My My job as a (newspaper publisher telephone installer, stockbroker, travel agent, retail store manager) is safe as this economy continues to grow.” Thought so.

Important Branding Lessons From The Top 5 Retailers In The US

YoungUpstarts

But, when Amazon first issued its mission statement in 1995: …to be Earth’s most customer-centric company, where customers can find and discover anything they might want to buy online, and endeavors to offer its customers the lowest possible prices. …no by Katie Lundin of crowdspring.

How AI And Big Data Are Changing Century-Old Media Companies

YoungUpstarts

Meanwhile, a Scandinavian media company called Schibsted, whose publications had been free online since 1995, has begun scoring visitors on their likelihood of subscribing using information it has paired from Facebook and then customizing ads touting the benefits of becoming a subscriber.

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Sluggish Summer: 3 Tips To Rejuvenate Employees And Keep Your Business At Top Performance

YoungUpstarts

Prior to founding EnableSoft in 1995, Richard was a partner and served as Senior Vice President of FiTech PLUSmark, Inc. by Richard Milam , the Founder and CEO of EnableSoft Incorporated.

Process Makes Perfect When Completing An IT Project On Time And In Budget

YoungUpstarts

Julie May is CEO of bytes of knowledge (b:ok) , which she founded in 1995 with her husband, Charles. by Julie May, CEO of bytes of knowledge (b:ok) Wouldn’t it be nice if all of your IT projects ran with assembly line-like precision and maximum efficiency?

Episode 22: Engineering and Industry Domination With Kurt Shafer

Mike Michalowicz

Invented first commercial web cam software, SnapNSend, in 1995. Show Summary. Kurt Shafer, CEO of Invisco, joins Episode 22 of the Profit First Podcast. Kurt shares his story of how an inventor came to dominate the industry. Our Guest. Graduated BSEE University of Southern California 1965.