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Innovation at Speed – when you have 2 million employees

Steve Blank

Success no longer goes to the country that develops a new fighting technology first, but rather to the one that better integrates it and adapts its way of fighting… Our response will be to prioritize speed of delivery, continuous adaptation, and frequent modular upgrades.

Framework Benchmarks Round 15

TechEmpower

What better day than Valentine's Day to renew one's vow to create high-performance web applications? Respecting the time of your users is a sure way to earn their love and loyalty. And the perfect start is selecting high-performance platforms and frameworks.

Happy Valentine’s Day

Feld Thoughts

Amy arrived home from Africa yesterday evening around 6pm. She had been gone for 12 days and, while she had an awesome trip, we missed each other terribly. She arrived home to a bunch of early Valentine’s Day stuff like a hot bath.

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Why Female Founder Office Hours is So Important

Both Sides of the Table

If you haven’t yet heard about Female Founder Office Hours it is an initiative you should be aware of whether you’re male, female or any other gender identify.

8 Strategies For Regularly Reinventing Your Business

Startup Professionals Musings

Sometimes entrepreneurs are so focused on making change happen for customers that they forget that continually changing themselves and their company is equally important.

How To Change Corporate Culture In 6 Steps

YoungUpstarts

by Andi Simon, author of “ On the Brink: A Fresh Lens to Take Your Business to New Heights” A company’s culture plays a significant role in how successful that company will be over the long haul.

Davos debrief Part 1

deal architect

It has become an annual ritual – I either talk to Malcolm Frank, EVP of Strategy and Marketing at Cognizant before or after the annual WEF event at Davos. This year it was after the event where he missed at. Globalization and Technology Industry Commentary

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7 Strategies For Anticipating Future Customer Trends

Startup Professionals Musings

The market is changing so fast these days, and if you are not planning a solution today for tomorrow’s customers, you may be setting yourself up for failure and don’t even realize it. There are always new competitors who are planning their arrival tomorrow.

Boost Your Productivity – And Your Team’s – By Learning To Delegate Better

YoungUpstarts

by Martin Lanik, CEO of Pinsight and author of “ The Leader Habit “ Do you feel overwhelmed with too many projects? Do you have a hard time trusting others to perform as well as you do and spend time checking every deliverable your team produces?

Forecasting Models: What You Need to Know

Up and Running

Whether your business is brand new or it’s been around for a while, you’ve probably thought about putting together a financial forecast. Most lenders and investors will expect it to be part of your business plan.

Microsoft Business Applications Analyst Foruma scorecard

deal architect

Readers know my favorite vendor event format is the analyst summit. I have written extensively about Workday, Salesforce, Oracle, Plex and other summits on this blog and at New Florence. Interestingly, while other vendors have been perfecting the art of. Cloud Computing, SaaS Enterprise Software (IBM, Microsoft, Oracle, SAP) Industry Commentary

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Take Your Idea To The Next Level With A DIY Prototype

Startup Professionals Musings

These days, everyone wants to be an entrepreneur, pitching their latest and greatest new idea, and looking for someone to give them money. Angel investors, like me, have long figured out that asking to see the prototype is a quick way to separate the ‘wannabes’ from serious players.

What To Consider Before Taking Out A Business Loan

YoungUpstarts

by Jordan Richardson. It is one of the realities in the world of business, at one point or another, as a business owner you may need to take out a business loan. Taking out a business loan can be a difficult decision to make.

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What Every Business Owner Should Know About Budget Management

YFS Magazine

Budget management is essential for financial success. In order to develop a solid and simple budget variance for your business, work through the following four steps. Finance Grow budgeting money

Davos Debrief Part 2

deal architect

Second half of my conversation with Malcolm Frank about this year’s WEF in Davos. Part 1 ran last week here There were a couple of themes we discussed with many executives there. One was around where we see digital going. Globalization and Technology Industry Commentary

How To Win Key Decision Points With Today’s Customers

Startup Professionals Musings

Today’s customers are much more in control of their buying decision, as they have more choices and more information than ever before.

Work Smarter Not Harder: Ways To Grow Your Income

YoungUpstarts

Do you have money left over after you’ve paid your bills? If so, how do you spend it? Though there isn’t anything wrong with enjoying the fruits of your labor, to truly be financially stable, it is advisable that you put your excess funds to good use.

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Nima Peanut Sensor Pre-Order

Feld Thoughts

Less than a year after releasing its first product, Nima announced its highly anticipated peanut sensor is now available for pre-order , adding an allergen to its connected food sensor platform. If you have a peanut allergy, Nima is a must have.

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The Real Reason You Should Audition for Shark Tank

Up and Running

Many people dream of owning their own business. There’s nothing quite like being your own boss and running an operation the way you want to. However, this dream comes with a big cost.

7 Strategies To Enhance Agility In The Face Of Change

Startup Professionals Musings

Most small businesses have now forgotten the last recession, and are back to “business as usual.” They don’t realize that business as usual is gone forever. With social media and smart phone apps, real product information spreads at astounding speeds.

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Gender Pay Gap Reporting And Small Businesses

YoungUpstarts

Some of the statistics are familiar: UK women work 100 minutes per day for free, female managers earn an average 20.8% less than male counterparts, 46 – 60 year-old women experience the greatest disparity in pay levels, and so on.

Microsoft Business Applications Analyst Foruma scorecard

deal architect

Readers know my favorite vendor event format is the analyst summit. I have written extensively about Workday, Salesforce, Oracle, Plex and other summits on this blog and at New Florence. Interestingly, while other vendors have been perfecting the art of. Cloud Computing, SaaS Enterprise Software (IBM, Microsoft, Oracle, SAP) Industry Commentary

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Are You Guilty Of These 5 Leadership Mistakes?

YFS Magazine

Here is a look at five leadership obstacles I've encountered as an entrepreneur and how I overcame them. Lead leadership personal development

YouTube: Right or Wrong for Your Small Business?

The Startup Magazine

Nearly all businesses from small to large have a Facebook account. Most also use Twitter. Your business probably does, too. But, the social media discussion is often limited to Facebook and Twitter with a little Instagram and Pinterest thrown in. There’s another player to think about.

Best Website Design Tips Based On Target Age Group

YoungUpstarts

No matter how many fancy techniques and visuals you have, if your target audience doesn’t find them appealing, you’ve lost out. It’s your job to attract your potential customers with a solid first impression.

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Davos debrief Part 1

deal architect

It has become an annual ritual – I either talk to Malcolm Frank, EVP of Strategy and Marketing at Cognizant before or after the annual WEF event at Davos. This year it was after the event where he missed at. Globalization and Technology Industry Commentary

Global 150

Stress And Relaxation Tips For Entrepreneurs

YFS Magazine

In life’s most stressful moments, we find out what we’re really made of. Here are five simple steps for dealing with stress. Lifestyle health and wellness managing stress personal development

5 Tips For Being Productive While You Quit Smoking

The Startup Magazine

Deciding to quit smoking is only the first step in actually stopping. However, it is a very important step and anyone who takes it should be commended. The problem with quitting is that things suck before you see the benefits of a smoke-free life. Challenges.

4 Canvassing Tips For Your New Startup

YoungUpstarts

When growing a new business, one of the biggest challenges is getting your name out there and building personal relationships within your target market. And while there are lots of ways to do this, canvassing is one highly effective method.

Davos Debrief Part 2

deal architect

Second half of my conversation with Malcolm Frank about this year’s WEF in Davos. Part 1 ran last week here There were a couple of themes we discussed with many executives there. One was around where we see digital going. Globalization and Technology Industry Commentary

How to Reach Ideal Customers with Facebook Ads

YFS Magazine

Anybody can use Facebook advertising and generate business from it. It’s simply about learning how to do it, and taking the time to master the craft. Grow Marketing & Sales facebook Facebook advertising ideal customers marketing social media social media marketing target audience

25 Entrepreneurs Reveal What They Love About Running Their Business

Hearpreneur

Being an entrepreneur or business owner has its share of ups and downs. While the downs can be pretty low the ups always seem to triumph for a true entrepreneur at heart. Milestones are what entrepreneurs and business owners work towards.

[Interview] Bill Michelon On Why He Became A Serial Entrepreneur

YoungUpstarts

Bill Michelon is well known in business circles as a savvy media buyer with a keen interest in blockchain technology and cryptocurrencies. He has helped a wide variety of organizations achieve their digital marketing objectives without breaking the bank.

5 Critical Factors for Optimizing Luxury Ecommerce Sites

ConversionXL

Selling high-end goods, services or experiences isn’t the same thing as selling the low and mid-tier alternatives. And in the 1990’s, Ford Motor Group learned that the hard way.

What Weekly Pick-up Games Taught Me About Entrepreneurship

YFS Magazine

Consider the role that money plays in our lives as solopreneurs. Money is like the score in my Tuesday night basketball game.?. Lifestyle business lessons Finance lifestyle money

How this shy country wants to become the Silicon Valley of the Baltics

The Next Web

In recent years we’ve been continually impressed with the small Baltic country of Estonia, which has been a frontrunner in many areas within digital solutions and tech innovation, such as e-residency, digital policies, and national cryptocurrencies.

Get To Know IR35

YoungUpstarts

You may have heard of IR35 when you began looking into contracting and heard the horror stories of people either ignoring it or not being aware of its existence. If not dealt with in the proper way, you face hefty increases in tax at the end of the financial year.