May 2012 Archives
Wednesday, 30th May 2012
It’s the moment every startup founder dreams about. You’ve spent countless days and nights, sacrificed your personal life and most likely tossed in your life savings - just for the chance to make this presentation. Whether it’s to a bank, potential investors or possible partners, it has to be pitch-perfect. You may not get a second chance…
A New Slew of Tech Layoffs Reminds Us that No Lead Is Ever Safe
By many indications, things are going well for the tech industry. Mobile and cloud services are taking off. Apple, the comeback story of the century, is insanely profitable. Facebook is a public company, never mind its stock slide. So why the heck is HP slicing 27,000 jobs? Why are promising startups slashing headcount or going belly-up? That's…
Executives, not Employees, are Driving the Consumer Tech in the Enterprise
Corporate IT is in turmoil as users shift from company-issue hardware and software to consumer offerings. Tech marketers like to think that employees are leading the way, but a pair of Forrester surveys reveal that executives are driving the change. And they're listening more to their customers than their employees.