How To Effectively Grow An Early Stage Business

How To Effectively Grow An Early Stage Business
Credit: Gainsight At one of Ajay Agarwal's portfolio companies, Gainsight, CEO Nick Mehta has started hosting industry-wide conferences to share his corporate culture. Every entrepreneur knows starting a business is very hard. However, what many entrepreneurs find is that growing a business is even harder. What I’ve learned from my 20 years working inside startups and in venture capital is that founders typically face a common set of challenges as their early…
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Red Hat Buys Codenvy

Red Hat Buys Codenvy
Mergers, acquisitions and buys have become a standard practice in today’s business world, especially in segments that see explosive growth like the cloud industry. The latest in this list is the announcement from Red Hat that it has bought a startup company called Codenvy, though the terms of the deal were not disclosed. Codency is a four year old startup company that specializes in providing cloud native development tools to help develop containers and cloud-first applications. Based in San Fra…
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Uber Quietly Drops Otto Truck Unit Name Following Trademark Spat

Uber Quietly Drops Otto Truck Unit Name Following Trademark Spat
AP Photo/Eric Risberg An Otto driverless truck at the Uber unit's garage in San Francisco. By Alan Ohnsman and Matt Drange As Uber fights claims that it stole self-driving vehicle trade secrets from Alphabet Inc.’s Waymo, the rideshare giant quietly dropped the name for its driverless truck unit, “Otto.” The change was made last month in the wake of a trademark infringement dispute with a similarly named Canadian company that markets its own robotic vehic…
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Red Hat bolsters its cloud development portfolio with acquisition of Codenvy

Red Hat bolsters its cloud development portfolio with acquisition of Codenvy
Red Hat, which was once recognized as one of the prominent Linux enterprises, is now shifting its focus towards cloud-based apps development and containerization. That’s so very true and the organization has, hence today announced that it will acquire its long-running partner Codenvy as part of its developer tools strategy. It has currently signed an agreement with the cloud firm and hasn’t disclosed any financial terms as of yet.Codenvy is being picked up by Red Hat because its collaborative c…
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SAPVoice: Design Thinking Is About Integrated Solutions

SAPVoice: Design Thinking Is About Integrated Solutions
The digital universe provides countless possibilities for innovation. Whether we stretch the boundaries of mobility and cloud solutions with mobile device apps, IoT devices, or real-time enterprise applications, integrated solutions are critical to delivering a complete user experience (UX), which is one of the core principles of design thinking. Success comes from designing integrated solutions in which each part completes the system in whole—not designing fragmented pieces that make up a…
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Tableau Makes Data Visualization Smarter -- Humans Still Winning, Just

Tableau Makes Data Visualization Smarter -- Humans Still Winning, Just
Tableau Software Bring me your data! As smart as computer data brains get, we humans are still good (often better) at identifying quirks, outliers and nuances and truly unique one-offs. Data on its own can be bewildering, apparently meaningless and even nonsensical in all its raw forms. This in part is why we have seen the rise of the data visualization company and the ‘business dashboard’ tool. Usually found within the so-called world of Business Intellig…
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SAPVoice: Risk Being Yourself, And Other Leadership Tips For Women

SAPVoice: Risk Being Yourself, And Other Leadership Tips For Women
Organizations are embracing diversity because leaders understand there’s power in reflecting the community in which they operate, and diverse points of view are differentiating. “We’re selling products to consumers, and we need to make sure we understand what their needs are,” said Bonnie Clinton, Chief Procurement Officer at Toyota Motor Sales. “We establish goals for diversity in our suppliers every year. With a diverse and inclusive workforce and supplier network, that’s when you …
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Two Big Reasons Why Google's AI Chips Will Have A Tough Time Competing With Nvidia

Two Big Reasons Why Google
Credit: Nvidia Nvidia CEO and founder Jensen Huang holding up the Tesla V100 Not even Google will likely slow down Nvidia's artificial intelligence gravy train anytime soon. Graphics chipmaker Nvidia, whose stock has tripled in the past year, has emerged as the dominant platform for deep learning, a popular form of AI computing. The company's graphics processing units, which were originally designed for generating graphics for computer games and simulations, ar…
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Certifications for Cloud Professionals

Certifications for Cloud Professionals
Cloud companies are growing at a rapid pace and this means, they’re constantly going to need cloud professionals to manage their infrastructure and client projects. This translates to more opportunities for cloud professionals. In fact, this profession is likely to be the future of IT. Given these opportunities, it makes sense for IT professionals to move to the cloud. The best way to do that is by getting hands-on knowledge about cloud applications, infrastructure, management, deployment and mo…
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Google, IBM And Lyft Want To Simplify Microservices Management With Istio

Google, IBM And Lyft Want To Simplify Microservices Management With Istio
Google, IBM and Lyft have partnered to deliver an open source project called Istio that aims to streamline the management and security of microservices. The project has garnered the support of the key industry players such as Red Hat, Pivotal, Weaveworks and Tigera. Flickr //flic.kr/p/cRzBij[/caption] Microservices represent an emerging pattern of designing, developing and deploying software in which a large application is broken down into modular, composable services. Each servi…
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