2022

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SAP "Business as Unusual" excerpts

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The Business as Unusual book authored by Thomas Saueressig and Peter Maier that we helped interview a wide range of SAP, customer and partner executives for is being released on Amazon in two weeks – see book page at [link]. SAP Business as Unusual

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The Quantum Technology Ecosystem – Explained

Steve Blank

If you think you understand quantum mechanics, you don’t understand quantum mechanics. Richard Feynman. IBM Quantum Computer. Tens of billions of public and private capital are being invested in Quantum technologies.

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5 Keys To Satisfaction When Starting A New Business

Startup Professionals Musings

According to a classic Gallup survey , job satisfaction for employees has reached an all-time low. Only 13 percent of workers are fully engaged in their job. The sad part is that it seems to be getting worse, rather than better. One alternative is to become an entrepreneur.

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Praying to the God of Valuation

Both Sides of the Table

Something happened in the past 7 years in the startup and venture capital world that I hadn’t experienced since the late 90’s — we all began praying to the God of Valuation. It wasn’t always like this and frankly it took a lot of joy out of the industry for me personally. What happened?

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Building Healthy Innovation Ecosystems for Your Projects

Speaker: Nick Noreña, Innovation Coach and Advisor, Kromatic

In this webinar, Nick Noreña will walk through an Innovation Ecosystem Model that he and his team at Kromatic have developed to help investors, heads of product, teachers, and executives understand how they can best support innovation in their own ecosystem. He'll also go over metrics we can use to measure the health of our ecosystems as we build more resources for innovators.

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The Dawn of Generative AI

View from Seed

It’s become a cliche in our technology startup world: disruptive technologies start as toys and are dismissed as such. The criticism gets louder as the realization starts setting in… the realization of just how much the tech will truly change the status quo.

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No Whining And 6 Other Career Rules For Young Professionals

YoungUpstarts

Being whiny doesn’t warrant respect. What will command respect? Robin Landa shares six professional career rules. The post No Whining And 6 Other Career Rules For Young Professionals appeared first on Young Upstarts.

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Love Your Communication Results

Rembrandt Communications

Is Cupid’s arrow missing your customers right now? Valentine’s Day is near, but you may not feel the love… especially when you look at the financial statements for your business. If this sounds familiar, it’s time to make some communication changes for better results!

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2022 will be MASSIVELY different!

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Welcome back. Hope you had a relaxing break and are ready for a hectic, very different 2022. Actually, “very different year” has been our annual guiding principle and reflects Deal Architect’s business model. Every year our revenue stream varies and. Industry Commentary

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Burning Platform: IFS Unleashed in Miami 

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In the 77th episode of Burning Platform, we host Oliver Pilgerstorfer, CMO of IFS, a repeat guest of ours He provides a sneak preview of their upcoming Customer Event, Unleashed scheduled from October 10 to 14 in Miami. We discuss. Burning Platform Industry Commentary

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Burning Platform: Why are smart factories so dumb?

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In the 69th episode of Burning Platform, we host Dan Miklovic of The Analyst Syndicate. He was a colleague of mine at Gartner and has over five decades of manufacturing experiences in various roles and industries. We discuss massive changes.

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The Semiconductor Ecosystem – Explained

Steve Blank

The last year has seen a ton written about the semiconductor industry: chip shortages, the CHIPS Act , our dependence on Taiwan and TSMC , China, etc. But despite all this talk about chips and semiconductors, few understand how the industry is structured.

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SAP BAU Videos: Ch.1 - The End of Business as Usual

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The SAP Business as Unusual book by Thomas Saueressig and Peter Maier is being released this week. click on badge on left to link to the Amazon page). The book relies heavily on conversations with SAP, customer, partner, research firm. SAP Business as Unusual Vertical Markets (Banking, Retail etc

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5 Tactics To Minimize Meeting Time And Get More Done

Startup Professionals Musings

If you are like most entrepreneurs I know, there just aren’t enough hours in a day to get all your own work done, as well as run the many one-hour meetings each team member seems to demand for decisions and mentoring.

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What Does the Post Crash VC Market Look Like?

Both Sides of the Table

At our mid-year offsite our partnership at Upfront Ventures was discussing what the future of venture capital and the startup ecosystem looked like.

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Accelerator Spotlight: Balletic Foods

View from Seed

Company: Balletic Foods. Founders: Anita Broellochs & Alex Shirazi. “Balletic’s fermentation technology offers the promise of the best of both worlds: all of the benefits of consuming true animal protein without the environmental and ethical challenges of eating meat.”

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Nine Reasons Why Your Company Should Create A Mentoring Program in 2022

YoungUpstarts

According to Bert Thornton and Dr. Sherry Hartnett, a mentoring program might just become your secret weapon in navigating uncertain, chaotic times and coming out on top. Here are nine ways mentoring can help you meet the challenges of 2022.

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Book speedwriting?

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I asked followers on LinkedIn how they would use 4 months of sabbatical credits like I have accumulated over two decades at Deal Architect. I got plenty of suggestions including this from Andre Blumberg, CIO at Hong Kong based CLP. Industry Commentary

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Does Your Content Work?

Rembrandt Communications

Does Your Content Give You The Results You Want? You distribute articles, blogs, emails, newsletters, videos, podcasts, press releases, and more… but you don’t see results. Why doesn’t your content work? What’s going on?! You may be guilty of one of these B.O.R.I.N.G. content sins! B-ad Copy.

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Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning– Explained

Steve Blank

Artificial Intelligence is a once-in-a lifetime commercial and defense game changer. download a PDF of this article here ). Hundreds of billions in public and private capital is being invested in Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning companies.

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Burning Platform: The year in industry events and travel

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In the 81st episode of Burning Platform, we host Jon Reed of Diginomica and Brian Sommer of Techventive to discuss the good and bad in industry events we experienced this year and on the state of business travel. I carved. Burning Platform Industry Commentary

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Analyst Cam: IFS Verticals - Construction and Engineering

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As we have moved to virtual briefings, I have increasingly been excerpting short video segments (with permission) as part of my Analyst Cam series. This time it is Chris Knight, Global Industry Director for Construction and Engineering presenting on trends.

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Analyst Cam: Buday Thought Leadership Partners

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As we have moved to virtual briefings, I have increasingly been excerpting short video segments (with permission) as part of my Analyst Cam series. This time it is Bob Buday of Buday Thought Leadership Partners. For over 3 decades, he. Analyst Cam Industry Commentary

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8 Types of Aspiring Entrepreneurs Who Will Not Start

Startup Professionals Musings

Every entrepreneur I know is dismayed by the number of friends who approach them with a line such as “I have an even better idea that will change the world, and one of these days I’m going to get around to starting my own business.”

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Exxon Mobil in an "energy magic quadrant”

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I have spent a lifetime watching new market segments emerge, mature, get disrupted, morph and consolidate. The energy sector is going through a massive disruption and renewal.

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Upfront Ventures Raises > $650 Million for Startups and Returns > $600 Million to LPs

Both Sides of the Table

Photo by Scott Clark for Upfront Ventures (no, Evan is not standing on a box) Last year marked the 25th anniversary for Upfront Ventures and what a year it was. 2021 saw phenomenal returns for our industry and it topped off more than a decade of unprecedented VC growth.

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10 Strategies To Mitigate The Challenge Of Leadership

Startup Professionals Musings

Most new entrepreneurs don’t anticipate the burdens of being the leader, including the sense of loneliness and isolation at the top.

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5 Highly Effective Search Engine Optimization Tips Beyond On-Page SEO

YoungUpstarts

For all online businesses, there are so many other effective search engine optimization strategies beyond on-page SEO. Ray Blakney shares some of them. The post 5 Highly Effective Search Engine Optimization Tips Beyond On-Page SEO appeared first on Young Upstarts.

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7 Agility Initiatives To Keep Your Business Expanding

Startup Professionals Musings

Most small businesses have now forgotten the recent pandemic, 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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Boost Holiday Sales With Zero Budget!

Rembrandt Communications

Are you ready to have the best season yet (without spending a fortune!)? The holiday season is here, and it’s time to boost sales by year-end. But you don’t have a budget for advertising. What do you do? Follow these…. 5 Quick Tips to Boost Holiday Sales Fast (at no cost)! Be creative.

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The Three Pillars of World-class Corporate Innovation

Steve Blank

My good friend Alexander Osterwalder , the inventor of the business model canvas (one of foundations of the Lean Methodology) has written a playbook (along with his associate partner Tendayi Viki ,) From Innovation Theater to Growth Engine to explain how to build and implement repeatable innovation processes inside a company. .

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Analyst Cam: Empower – Digitizing the journey from linear to circular econo

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As we have moved to virtual briefings, I have increasingly been excerpting short video segments (with permission ) as part of my Analyst Cam series. This time it is Wilhelm Myrer, Founder and CEO of Empower.eco, an Oslo, Norway based.

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7 Principles For Success As An Owner Or Team Member

Startup Professionals Musings

One of the realities of being an entrepreneur is that you have to keep learning and changing to survive. Everyone on the startup team knows there is no buffer, and no personal isolation from impact based on your job description that can save you.

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Almost Always Any Decision Is Better Than No Decision

Startup Professionals Musings

Every so often a promising entrepreneur seems to freeze in the oncoming headlights and gets run over by his competition. Why is it that his idea which seemed so fundable only months ago fails to attract investors today? The team is the same. The company's market is the same.

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A Simple Map for Innovation at Scale

Steve Blank

An edited version of this article previously appeared in the Boston Consulting Group’s strategy think tank website. I spent last week at a global Fortune 50 company offsite watching them grapple with disruption.

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5 “What-Ifs” To Include In A Startup Financial Model

Startup Professionals Musings

If you think that financial modeling for a new business is arcane magic, limited in value to financial wizards and professional investors, then you have been listening to the wrong advisors.

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How Baby Boomers Fit In The Realm Of Entrepreneurship

Startup Professionals Musings

One of the biggest myths in the business world is that startups are no place for Baby Boomers, that aging generation born between 1945 and 1964.