Apple and Women in Information Technology

Feld Thoughts

There was plenty of Apple news yesterday, but the one that lit me up was the announcement that Apple is partnering with the National Center for Women and Information Technology to help create a broader pipeline of female technology workers.

Information Technology Predictions For 2016 And Beyond

YFS Magazine

Grow Operations big data Cloud Computing cloud technology data security information technology IT technologyThese are just a few of the predictions that will likely happen in 2016. Consider it a snapshot of the IT community.

2018 Reconstruction Awards Entry Information

YFS Magazine

The goal of the BD+C Reconstruction Awards is to find the best reconstructed, renovated, or remodeled projects , based on overall design, engineering, and construction project quality. Here are some tips to help you win: 1.

Information Diet

Mark Birch

But here is one resolution that I would hope to see everyone make this year: go on an information diet. But the weight I am talking about is the mental baggage of incessant information consumption. It is time to make a resolution for an information diet.

Mentors 10/18: Hold Information In Confidence

Feld Thoughts

As we continue deconstructing the Techstars Mentor Manifesto , today’s item is about keeping information confidential. In exchange, mentors will hold information in confidence. If you are uncertain, ask the person who you got the information from. But assume we are respectful, conscientious about what we can and can’t share, and fundamentally default to holding information in confidence.

Have Entrepreneurs Become Too Informal?

Seeing Both Sides

I love dressing informally, maybe too much. But lately, I have been wondering if entrepreneurs have taken informality too far. When asked to present their story, they ramble informally without a cogent direction. But I can''t stand sloppy, informal thinking.

8 Tips To Protect Your Personal Information

Inc Startups

Here are 8 tips to help you protect the privacy of your personal information


7 Ways To Stop Information Overload

Inc Startups

Simplify your life with these tried and proven tips that help you manage information overload, the #1 thing deemed to complicate our life and work.

8 Ways to Surf the Entrepreneur Information Wave

Startup Professionals Musings

The Internet and its information wave have changed everything – it’s the problem, with constant change, and it’s the solution, if you use it to navigate quickly and self-educate. You can ride the information wave, or be swamped by it.

Evolution of Contact Information

Allen's Blog

Ever notice that, today, when you ask an email correspondent for their contact information (those who don''t include it in their e-signature), what one gets is different than a few years ago. Today, one gets: one or more email addresses, cell phone #, Twitter handle, various URL''s to information on the web (usually LinkedIn, Facebook, the person''s blog/tumblr, et al.); lawyers, accountants, consultants), who, no surprise, give reams of contact information.

The Single Most Effective Way to Deal with Information Overload

Inc Startups

The promising solution to our information crisis


If You Get All Your Information On The Entrepreneurial Ecosystem From HBO, You’re Screwed

Feld Thoughts

The post If You Get All Your Information On The Entrepreneurial Ecosystem From HBO, You’re Screwed appeared first on Feld Thoughts. This is the best quote I’ve seen all week. It’s from Greg Sands post on TechCrunch titled The Real Silicon Valley. . Greg is a long time friend and co-investor. I’m on the board with him at Return Path and he’s on the board with my partner Ryan at VictorOps. Along with my partners, we are all LPs in Greg’s fund Costanoa Ventures.

Information Does Not Want To Be Free

Information Does Not Want To Be Free. Stewart Brand is infamously reported as saying "information wants to be free"- the rallying cry against any limits on information ownership, the mantra for free content and ideas. Which obviously leads to scorn and mockery : "Youll often hear cypherpunk weenies with poorly-thought-out philosophies trot out information wants to be free as some kind of pseudo-socialist Utopian vision.". Or this: Information Wants To Be Free.

Give Customers the Information They Need Most

Inc Startups

Help customers (or any audience) get something done. Sales

Using Artificial Intelligence to Humanize Management and Set Information Free

Reid Hoffman

This may sound a bit Big Brother-ish, but the effect will be to give knowledge workers new and powerful tools for collecting, understanding, and acting on information. This essay originally appeared on MIT Sloan Management Review as part of their Frontiers Essay Series.

How to Get Area 51-Grade Information Security

Inc Startups

Consumers want military-grade protection from hackers and identity thieves, but trade secrets are the real prize

How To Protect Your Proprietary Information While Communicating Overseas?

Blogtrepreneur | Entrepreneur Blog

Protecting sensitive information has become a challenge for today’s entrepreneur. Do not discuss proprietary information with people who have no authority in the other company. Why Is Protecting Information Important? When Should You Protect Information?

Duke Energy: Data breach may have exposed personal information for 370K customers

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

About 370,000 Duke Energy customers in the Carolinas, including Charlotte, may have had addresses, banking data and other personal information exposed in a potential data breach, a company spokesman said Tuesday

The Power of Twitter in Information Discovery

Both Sides of the Table

Right now the most important role to hire in Twitter would be a seasoned marketing professional who could proactively change the conversation about Twitter and educate people about its significance as an information sharing tool. Twitter is information discovery.

FBI investigating new emails for classified information

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

WASHINGTON (AP) — The FBI is investigating whether there is classified information in new emails uncovered during the sexting investigation of disgraced former congressman Anthony Weiner, the estranged husband of one of Hillary Clinton's closest aides

US Air Force Leaks Sensitive Information On 4,000 Officers

Inc Startups

A United States Air Force officer appears to have accidentally exposed extremely sensitive information. Here is what you need to know - and to do

The Information-Education Divide (And Why It Matters)

Inc Startups

Information vs. Education: Which side are you on


Keep Your Investors Informed

Mark Birch

In the absence of information, the imagination can wander to all sorts of nightmare scenarios that end poorly for the startup and the investor’s money. They can accept poor results or bad news if informed in a timely manner, but they are much less accepting of surprises well after the fact.

Acting With Incomplete Information in a Startup

Up and Running

Recently this happened again for me in the topic of making decisions based on incomplete information. Incomplete information. I first came across the phrase “acting with incomplete information” in a blog post Mark Suster wrote over a year ago titled “What makes an Entrepreneur?

Information Arbitrage - Failing well

Information Arbitrage


Why Your Management Information Should Be Curated In Real-Time

Inc Startups

One day, all work will be organized so it produces management information as a direct byproduct of the activities performed - not gathered after the fact.

Information Arbitrage - Letting go

Information Arbitrage


Wake Forest releases more information on fatal shooting

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

AP) — Wake Forest University and local police have released more information about the shooting death of a football player from a neighboring school last weekend WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP)


Residual Information

David Lee

But the bigger risk was “educating the market” - giving people information or other insights inadvertently. That is, the people who get sensitive information may accidentally misuse it without intentionally doing so. When you have lots of meetings with a lot of information flow and brainstorming, it’s not unusual to not only not remember where you got a particular insight but to actually mistake it for your own.

Information Overload? Here Are 5 Ways to Manage Your Inboxes

Inc Startups

Your business is growing and people people want to talk. Great news, right? Not always. Productivity

How To Inform Yourself When There's No Data

Inc Startups

Too many decisions and too little data? In a startup, this is the status quo. Here's how I leverage the experience of others to make better decisions. Startup

Acting with incomplete information in a startup

Recently this happened again for me in the topic of making decisions based on incomplete information. Incomplete information. I first came across the phrase “acting with incomplete information” in a blog post Mark Suster wrote over a year ago titled “What makes an Entrepreneur?

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Information technology company closing North Carolina office

Winston-Salem Journal State/Region News

AP) — An information technology company is closing an office in North Carolina, eliminating the jobs of 100 people DURHAM, N.C. (AP)

Is Your Lawyer Safeguarding Your Information? 7 Questions to Ask

Inc Startups

The sensitive information you handed your lawyer may not be as safe as you think it is. If you want to assess your law firm's security, consider asking these questions

Yahoo Says Hackers Stole Information From Over 1 Billion Accounts

Inc Startups

Here is what you need to know right now about one of the largest data breaches ever


Information Arbitrage - Getting real

Information Arbitrage


Information Arbitrage - Tough love

Information Arbitrage


The digitisation of analogue information

The Equity Kicker

A couple of weeks ago I wrote about the opportunity to find value in the shadows of big data by gleaning insights that are unrelated to reason the data was collected in the first place.

Where Can I Find Information on Starting Salaries for a SaaS Startup?

Ask The VC

Q: Where can I get some good starting salary information for a SaaS startup? I need the information for CEO, CFO, CIO, CINO, Director of Sales. How much should the starting salaries vary for a startup with $5 million vs $10 million gross revenue? A (Brad): First of all, you can find a great deal of info on structuring employee compensation right here on Ask the VC.

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Information Arbitrage - Data Entrepreneurship

Information Arbitrage