Women Forward in Technology Scholarship Program

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If you are, you now have an opportunity to apply for a Women Forward in Technology Scholarship. Distil Networks just led a group of us, including Foundry Group, Techstars, Cooley, Yesware, Help Scout, Cloudability, Kulesa Faul, FullContact, and Anchor Point Foundation, to raise $50,000 to advance female representation in technology. I would love to see many more women involved in computer science, technology, and entrepreneurship.

Technology In Istanbul

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There is something about the uptake of technology in Turkey that is somewhat unique. So Turkey is a place where technology, particularly mobile, has taken off. Blogging On The Road mobile VC & TechnologyThe Gotham Gal and I are winding up a four day weekend in Istanbul.

High Technology Tell All Books

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The post High Technology Tell All Books appeared first on Feld Thoughts. Books facebook high tech hubspot Technology tell all twitterTell All Books are nothing new and some of the most explosive ones of all time have already come from California (in and around Hollywood). Suddenly, tell alls are focusing on high tech companies instead of movie stars.

Rethinking the two technology Moores

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Throughout our technology careers, most of us have cited Moore’s Law about how fast technology evolves, or Geoffrey Moore’s “Crossing the Chasm” to speed up launches of products. To say each has been seminal to strategizing and marketing in technology.

Hillary Clinton’s Initiative on Technology & Innovation

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Yesterday Hillary Clinton announced her Initiative on Technology & Innovation at Galvanize in Denver. I pondered what Trump’s equivalent would be and decided it is likely to be a tweet that says “Technology loves me.” If this topic is interesting to you, it’s worth spending ten minutes and reading the full text of the Hillary Clinton Initiative on Technology & Innovation. Invest in Science and Technology R&D and Make Tech Transfer Easier.

Technology Adaptation In e-Commerce


The intersection of humans and technology is vastly seen when e-commerce comes into the picture. The craze for technology has advanced so much that every person nowadays is using two gadgets at the same time. Technology is helping their customers to keep a track of their purchases.

5 Stages of Technology Adoption Compared To Grieving

Startup Professionals Musings

How many times have investors heard startups start their pitch by touting that their technology is “disruptive?” The concept of disruptive technology was first introduced by Clayton M. What are you doing to avoid this trap with your disruptive technology?

5 Ways to Kick Your Technology Addiction

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With tech addiction on the rise, it's imperative to understand the risks of technology overuse and learn strategies to keep a healthy balance. Technology

4 Ways Technology Can Improve Your Sales Productivity

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Technology can remove redundant tasks and boost productivity. Identify bottlenecks in sales operations and use technology to fix them. Grow Marketing & Sales Technology productivity sales selling tips technology

Making Technology Work For Those Who Aren’t Working

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“How do you make technology work for those who are not working? Especially for those who are not working because of technology.” The post Making Technology Work For Those Who Aren’t Working appeared first on Feld Thoughts. Technology mit simon johnson societyIn November, during the week of the presidential election, I was at MIT for the Celebration of 50 Years of Entrepreneurship at MIT.

How To Embrace Disruptive Technologies And Succeed

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All too often as a startup investor, I hear the term “disruptive technology” from an entrepreneur, played like a trump card that should override any other potential business qualms. In fact, most investors avoid disruptive technologies as extremely risky, with long waits for a payback.

Cutting-edge Security Technology for Construction Sites

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Fortunately, there are a number of state-of-the-art security technologies that construction company owners can employ to keep their sites well-protected. This type of technology includes HD cameras with IP connectivity, motion sensors, vibration detectors, time lapse photography and more.

Is Your Business Prepared for the Future of Technology?

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Is Your Business Prepared for the Future of Technology? Technology

The technology shifts you need to focus on in 2018

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I’ve always believed the technology shifts we ought focus on shouldn’t be the abrupt, but changes in the tide of consumer behaviour and the economy. Continue reading → The post The technology shifts you need to focus on in 2018 appeared first on Steve Sammartino.

The Laws Don’t – and Can’t – Keep Up With Technology

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Facebook will make a few incomprehensible changes to their security settings, and the laws that get created won’t keep up with the technology. The post The Laws Don’t – and Can’t – Keep Up With Technology appeared first on Feld Thoughts. A law with good intentions, but horrible side effects, passed yesterday. You probably haven’t heard about it because of the brouhaha over 97,513 other things.

Technology Advisor


In my post, Technology Roles in Startups , I described some of the different ways I engage with startup companies such as CTO Founder , CTO , Part-Time CTO , Acting CTO , Consultant, Advisor and Advisory Board Member. I thought it was worth capturing a bit more about Advisory Roles, Advisory Boards and particularly Technology-Oriented Advisors – who are often thought of a bit different when it comes to those roles. And don’t confuse having a CTO with getting an Technology Advisor.

Five Business Technology Trends for 2017

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If one of your rituals for the new year is looking forward, here are five business technology trends you should consider as you make your adjustments. Managing a Business News business trends news small business technology trends trends

Procore Technologies Expands Austin Office


Procore Technologies, which makes construction management software, has expanded its operations in Austin. Procore […] The post Procore Technologies Expands Austin Office appeared first on SiliconHills.

Great Entrepreneurs Sell Solutions, Not Technology

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Even though I love technology, I always cringe when an entrepreneur starts his investor pitch to me by touting his new technology. They have forgotten that new technologies are perceived by most customers as causing more pain than the problems they eliminate.

Apple and Women in Information Technology

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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.

Business Model Innovation Is About This — Not Technology

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In recent years, technology has been the golden child of transformative business models. And technology won't be at the helm. Grow Technology business model business models business trends digital trends innovation technology

Technology Makes Running Small and Medium-Sized Businesses Easier

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Large corporations heavily rely on technology to improve performance, increase efficiency, grow profitability and manage expenses. Due to the size and complexity of such organizations, maximizing technology use is a necessity. Scalable Technology.

Accelerating Technology Change and Continuous Learning

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At dinner last week, my long time friend Dave Jilk (we just celebrated our 30th friendship anniversary) tossed a hypothesis at me that as people age, they resist adopting new technologies. People working in information technology tend to take a producer perspective. The following is an observation more purely from the perspective of the consumer of information technology. Discrete technology advances are giving way to continuous technology advances.

Urban Technology: The Business of Smart Cities

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They hope to “solve tangled and wicked problems inherited in the rapid urbanization,” according to research from the Center for Technology in Government at the State University of New York at Albany. But they also help grow innovation through technology, organization and policy.

Smart Marketers Leverage Marketing Technology And Data Intelligence

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Learn how to use use data intelligence and technology to ensure your marketing strategy delivers on your goals. Grow Marketing & Sales big data data intelligence data management marketing marketing technologyIs your marketing working?

5 Technologies Here Today That Will Change Your Life

Startup Professionals Musings

As a new business advisor and technologist, I often think about the large array of opportunities for entrepreneurs as technology seems to be evolving faster and faster. Many technology advances have negative implications for certain industries and segments of society.

Startups Need To Build Solutions, Not Technology

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Technical entrepreneurs love their technology, and often are driven to launch a startup on the assumption that everyone will buy any solution which highlights this technology. Customers buy solutions, not technology. New technology does not necessarily make better solutions.

New Buying Habits Are More Important Than Technology

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Many entrepreneurs think that adapting to the new technologies, like smart phones and Internet commerce, are the key to attracting new customers. High-technology product startups, without customers, don’t make a business. Brian Solis buying habits social behavior startups technology

How Seniors Can Use Technology to Become Entrepreneurs After Retirement

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For seniors looking to utilize online tools and technology to build a business or work from home, here are seven tips to help you get started: 1. If you plan on working independently and capitalizing on current technology, you need to have a presence online. If you are going to be working through technology, you need to have the right equipment. With the technology available today, these opportunities are easier than ever to take advantage of.

Biggest Technology Change In The Next Five Years

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One of them was “What will be the biggest technology change over the next five years?” VC & TechnologyThe Upfront Summit is happening here in LA over the next two days. The folks at Upfront asked a number of well known VCs (me included) a bunch of questions.

15 Years Of Technology Progress

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Technology humor machinesNext week at Defrag I’ll be giving a talk titled “Resistance is Futile” I’ll be talking about my premise that the machines have already taken over. A few days ago a friend of mine emailed me a perfect image to summarize where we are today. Ponder and enjoy.

This Could Be The Next Disruption in Enterprise Technology

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This Could Be The Next Disruption in Enterprise Technology. Technology

8 Technology-Driven Trends To Watch In 2018

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AI wont take jobs just yet, smart is ubiquitous, and mobile isn't just about technology. Technology

Ubiquitous Technology

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At New Florence, the coverage covers a wide swatch including health tech, greentech, nanotech so end up researching obscure journals and magazines for stories. But you have to scan today’s USA Today, a mainstream newspaper, to see how tech coverage. Industry Commentary

How Mobile Technology Changed Casinos

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Casinos, in a similiar way to a number of today’s businesses, have been revolutionised by new technology. Mobile technology, in particular, has made the casino business much more pronounced by bringing the niche to a much wider market segment.

Information Technology Predictions For 2016 And Beyond

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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.

Six Steps for Successfully Implementing New Technology

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Follow these six steps to ensure you're setting yourself up for a successful technology implementation. Technology

How These 3 Technologies Are Disrupting the Healthcare Industry

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3 disruptive technologies shaping the future of healthcare. Technology

Why technology financial reporting needs to evolve

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I kept renewing my CPA certificate for a decade after I had moved to the technology consulting practice. I started my career at PwC as an accountant. These days, I listen to (some) quarterly earnings calls of vendors I analyze. Industry Commentary

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How To Reduce Startup Risk Using Existing Technology

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It may not be as sexy, but starting a new business which builds on an existing technology or business model is usually less risky than introducing that ultimate new disruptive technology. There is always time later for your next startup, using that disruptive technology of your dreams.