Workday Predict and Prepare for 2014

deal architect

Workday broadcast the Predict and Prepare 2014 event last week from the PBS Tampa station, WEDU. The replay video is embedded below. The feedback was excellent, and as we debriefed after the event, I had to marvel at the huge

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S/4HANAthe anti R/3

deal architect

I recently heard from the Price Waterhouse partner who was instrumental in our moving to Tampa in 1990. It was nice to catch up and it took me down memory lane. In many ways, my group was at the epicenter. Cloud Computing, SaaS Enterprise Software (IBM, Microsoft, Oracle, SAP

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A record month

deal architect

Thanks to the bonus posts related to technology and innovation at the London Olympics and the Presidential Race/GOP convention in Tampa, the New Florence blog will have its most voluminous month ever – 80 entries in August. For the year

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What tech world can learn from Joe Maddon

deal architect

“Joe Maddon used so many pitchers, (the network) TBS ran out of commercials” was a smart comment I heard last night as the Tampa Bay Rays finally used up their nine lives in this year’s baseball season.

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More New Renaissance

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On the innovation blog A grudging hat tip to O’Hare Field EcoATM: Kiosks to recycle your electronics The mother of all salvage operations You’ve got Nobel Kind of like fixing the Hubble telescope Apple in China Tampa Bay’s Image Uptick.

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The perfect security storm

deal architect

I would love to write a case study on the security scenarios that are being played out in Tampa over the next few days a) The RNC convention was already making the city a focus of the Secret Service, Coast. Industry Commentary

The Calm within the Storm

deal architect

I spent a few hours today at the downtown studios of Front Row Tampa Bay, a stone’s throw from the Republican convention. It is bringing together an impressive set of panelists from technology and political arenas. I had a chance. Industry Commentary

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Binary Star Startup Communities

Feld Thoughts

Tampa Bay – St Petersburg. I had dinner with Ian Hathaway a few weeks ago when I was in London. It was a delight to see him in person. While we’ve been collaborating on Startup Communities 2 (which we are now calling The Startup Community Way), which will come out at the “end-of-the-year-ish,” having dinner was a delight and reminded me how much I like him. A few months ago he wrote a post on Waterloo, and activity in Canada in general, titled The North Star.

Best Locations In The US For A Tech Startup

YoungUpstarts

Tampa. The cost of living and quality of life are quite high not just in Tampa but also in surrounding areas such as Saint Petersburg, Bradenton and Sarasota. percent rate of new entrepreneurship, Tampa is a thriving hub for agricultural and biotech research.

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Austin-based Revionics Buys Marketyze

SiliconHills

The company has six employees and offices in Phoenix, Arizona and Tampa, Florida, according to its LinkedIn […] The post Austin-based Revionics Buys Marketyze appeared first on SiliconHills. Revionics, which makes price optimization software for retailers, announced Tuesday that it has acquired Marketyze, based in Tel Aviv, Israel. The financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. Onn Manelson and Nave Ronen founded Marketyze in 2011.

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PitchU Through Online Video With VenCorps And Kauffman Foundation

YoungUpstarts

You can check them out in New York, Boston, Tampa, Las Vegas, Chicago, and Los Angeles.

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10 Tips To Be A Better Public Speaker

YoungUpstarts

Topher Morrison is author of “ The Book on Public Speaking “, a professor of practice at the University of Tampa and has been a professional speaker and speech coach for more than 30 years.

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Gonzeaux #8 — Florida

Gregg Fraley, Author of Jack's Notebook

Fellow Tampa area innovation mavens Reuben Pressman and Hunter Payne popped over to support our talk — here are two young entrepreneurs that are in the process of setting up long and interesting careers. I spent most of the past week in the great state of Florida.

Accountability, Frugality Driving Pay For Performance Trend In PR

YoungUpstarts

Penny Carnathan is the Creative Director/Writer at EMSI Public Relations and a journalist with 30 years experience as a national award-winning editor, reporter and columnist at The Tampa Tribune in Tampa, Fla. She is currently also a weekly columnist for the Tampa Bay Times in St.

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3 Ways To Brand Your Startup Using Social Media

YoungUpstarts

DJ Miller is a graduate student at the University of Tampa. by DJ Miller. From 2010 to 2012, the percentage of Americans following brands on social media jumped from 16 percent to 33 percent.

5 ‘P’s” For Your Social Media Marketing Success

YoungUpstarts

Jeremy Juhasz is a social media strategist at EMSI Public Relations and a panelist for the Tampa Bay Marketing Summit. By Jeremy Juhasz, social media strategist at EMSI Public Relations.

How I Got My First Customer: I Traded Free Work For Paid Work

Up and Running

The very first customer of WriteOne Creative Services was my daughter’s charter school, Tampa Charter, in 2005. This story is part of Bplans’ “How I Did It” series—true stories of real businesses getting started, solving problems and finding success. Read the previous story here.

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Entrepreneur Who Creates a New Kind of Social Family

Hearpreneur

He is a former businessman who left his job to begin this organization, which is based out of Tampa. Human beings are social beings. We endeavor to create relations and feel that we belong somewhere.

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The Best 2 Hours I Spent On My Business

YoungUpstarts

” The following morning ended up being the most productive two hours I ever spent on my business, as I spent time with one of the most successful entrepreneurs in the Tampa Bay area. by Josh Ludin, founder of the subscription box Blind Surprise. Let me tell you a quick story.

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How To Be A Reporter’s Favorite News Source

YoungUpstarts

She is a panelist at the Tampa Bay Marketing Summit (#TBMS14), and joins experts in social media marketing, SEO, online videos, advertising and other specialty areas for a one-day conference aimed at providing professionals and business people with the newest marketing tools and strategies.

Join a conference simulcast near you

Startup Lessons Learned

One of the most important things we do with The Lean Startup Conference is make a livestream of the plenary talks available for free to groups around the world, supporting entrepreneurship communities everywhere. The number of hosts has grown annually, and this year, we have 200+ groups joining us on Monday, December 3. They represent more than 10,000 people total. If you're not attending the conference in person, consider meeting up with one of these groups to watch.

4 Lessons Entrepreneurs Can Learn From Dragon’s Den

YoungUpstarts

DJ Miller is a graduate student at the University of Tampa. by DJ Miller. For rising and aspiring entrepreneurs alike, the BBC’s Dragon’s Den television series offers a multitude of learning experiences.

How To Use Social Media To Grow Your Business

YoungUpstarts

DJ Miller is a graduate student at the University of Tampa. by DJ Miller. Social media sites are invaluable resources for connecting with customers from around the world. When used correctly, your social media accounts will help you form strong bonds of loyalty and reach out to new customers.

Startup Lessons Learned 2011 streaming live

Startup Lessons Learned

I have been getting emails and tweets all day from people upset that they cannot get into Startup Lessones Learned 2011 - either here in SF, where we're sold out, or in one of the more than 100 simulcast locations around the world, many of which are sold out, too. We struggle with this issue every year, because we strongly encourage everyone who can to participate with their local entrepreneurship community. Strengthening ties between entrepreneurs is one of our most important values.

5 Companies That Could Become The Next Apple

YoungUpstarts

Same-day delivery has been so successful that Amazon decided to expand this program in other major cities, such as San Diego, San Francisco Bay Area, Seattle-Tacoma, Phoenix, Dallas-Fort Worth, Chicago, Indianapolis, Washington DC, Baltimore, Boston, Philadelphia, New York, Tampa Bay, and Atlanta.

Content Marketing for Brand Engagement and Demand Generation

Duct Tape Marketing

David Capece is Founder and CEO of Sparxoo , a Tampa-based advertising agency specializing in branding, digital, and integrated marketing. David has an MBA from Wharton Business School, a BA from Johns Hopkins University, and is an Adjunct Professor in Marketing at University of Tampa.

Millennial Entrepreneurs Leverage Appearance on Shark Tank to Grow Socially Conscious Franchise

Hearpreneur

Our World headquarters in Tampa, FL, employs over 100 people, including a call center which answers the client calls on behalf of our franchise owners. Building a business can be tough and sometimes entrepreneurs need a strong mission and vision to get through the difficult times.

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20 Entrepreneurs Explain How They Came Up With Their Business Names

Hearpreneur

I believe it is the perfect name for our unique business – we provide a temporary guestroom for Tampa Bay residents who are having more houseguests than they have beds. The idea of exactly what your business is going to usually come first.

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9 Strategies to Increase Your Food Truck Revenue

Up and Running

Think Tampa, Florida’s I Wanna Wok or Portland, Oregon’s Kim Jong Grillin, both of which nailed their concept by choosing memorable, funny names, distinctive logos and branding, and a cohesive menu that reflects their brand.

Always Right: Five Risks You Must Take With Your Customers

YoungUpstarts

As CEO of spin-off RME in Tampa, Florida, Tom headed a company that created the most effective lead-generation program in the financial services industry.

Parkour and Entrepreneurs

David Teten

In football, this might be different play calling (Bill Walsh and the West Coast Offense ) or traits of individual position players ( Lawrence Taylor , the Tampa 2 Defense ). Parkour is to entrepreneurs as golf is to (some) corporate executives. Previously posted at Forbes.).

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How to Build an Unbreakable Brand Culture

Duct Tape Marketing

Alyssa Armstrong is a digital marketing coordinator at Sparxoo , an integrated digital marketing agency based in Tampa, Florida. How to Build an Unbreakable Brand Culture written by Guest Post read more at Duct Tape Marketing. photo credit Pexels.

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The Very Best Digital Metrics For 15 Different Companies!

Occam's Razor

Newspapers: Tampa Bay Times. The very best analysts distill, rather than dilute. The very best analysts focus, when most will tend to gather. The very best analysts are display critical thinking, rather than giving into what’s asked.

This Weekend

Startup Lessons Learned

The next couple of days are going to be amazing, as the Lean Startup community converges on San Francisco. I want to welcome all of you who are traveling to be here. Welcome to our fair city. There are only a few tickets left to Startup Lessons Learned 2011 on Monday (May 23). If you haven't registered yet, please do. As a reminder, the first 200 people to show up will get one of the very first copies of the Lean Startup Book , a pre-publication printed galley.

Risk Avoiders Are Opportunity Missers: 10 Excuses Business Owners Make

YoungUpstarts

As CEO of spin-off RME in Tampa, Florida, Tom headed a company that created the most effective lead-generation program in the financial services industry.

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Netflix's Advice on Moving to Amazon Web Services

www.readwriteweb.com

Tampa Bay Water is a Florida agency that supplies water to nearly 2.5 million people in the Tampa Bay Area--the 19th largest metropolitan area in the United States.

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Eight Ways To Get Past The Fear Of “No”  And Start Risking Rejection

YoungUpstarts

As CEO of spin-off RME in Tampa, Florida, Tom headed a company that created the most effective lead-generation program in the financial services industry. by Tom Panaggio, author of “ The Risk Advantage: Embracing the Entrepreneur’s Unexpected Edge “.

Mobile Copywriting Tips and Four Apps to Assist

Duct Tape Marketing

When not behind a computer, Teddy spends the majority of his free time outdoors and resides in Tampa, Florida. Thursday is guest post day here at Duct Tape Marketing and today’s guest is Teddy Hunt – Enjoy! photo credit Via Flickr by FaceMePLS.

13 Of The Biggest Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make (That May Not Seem Like Mistakes At All)

YoungUpstarts

As CEO of spin-off RME in Tampa, Florida, Tom headed a company that created the most effective lead-generation program in the financial services industry.

Nine Risks You Must Take (And Keep On Taking) To Build A Sustainable Business

YoungUpstarts

As CEO of spin-off RME in Tampa, Florida, Tom headed a company that created the most effective lead-generation program in the financial services industry.

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5 Things You Know But Don’t Do Enough

Duct Tape Marketing

5 Things You Know But Don’t Do Enough written by John Jantsch read more at Small Business Marketing Blog from Duct Tape Marketing I travel all around this world and speak to thousands and thousands of small business owners about the challenges of growing a business.

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Conversion Rates for Different Devices 101

Duct Tape Marketing

Calvin Sellers is a mobile technology and social media writer from Tampa, FL.

Why a 50/50 Split is Almost Never Right for Co-Founders by @DaveParkerSEA

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