Technology has become both a blessing and a burden. Our devices allow us to work from anywhere, be flexible, and, in theory, strike work-life balance. But the double edge to that connectivity is that people are increasingly working late into the evening, responding to texts at 10 p.m. or checking reports during family events. In […]
While leading a business doesn’t indicate anything about one’s athleticism, both athletes and entrepreneurs draw from a similar set of skills in order to achieve the same end: a cohesive, peak-performance team. Much of what athletes accomplish on the field has more to do with their mindset than bodies. Over the years, I’ve worked with […]
With Thanksgiving just behind you — and what you’re thankful for still top of mind — it’s only natural to be thinking about gratitude and giving back. Giving Tuesday, which is just three days away, is vital for nonprofits. If organizations prepare for Giving Tuesday well, they’ll raise more money during this annual fundraising day, […]
Transitioning from an internship into a high-paying career is hard. In the data science world, the competition for employment is intense. While there still are a lot of unfilled roles out there, most of them require something slightly more than just a textbook education. The best way to make the leap from a university education […]
Humble. Genuine. Kind. Gracious. Unassuming. Not the typical traits you’d associate with one of the NBA’s all-time greats, which is exactly what endears Warriors coach Steve Kerr to his community. It is also why I’ve chosen to share leadership lessons from Steve. No matter how you know him, you know Steve Kerr is a leader. […]
Dell Technologies this Tuesday announced the formation of a new IoT solutions strategy, a new IoT division and a $1bn commitment in IoT R&D. Chairman and CEO Michael Dell called IoT “the infrastructure of the next industrial revolution. And that’s what we’re co-inventing with our customers and our partners,” The company’s new IoT Division, led […]
The General Services Administration (GSA) is known as “Uncle Sam’s Landlord,” presiding over 300 million square feet of government property. But they are less known as a leader in introducing new technology into government. To find out more, we sat down with Denise Turner Roth, the GSA Administrator, and Hillary Hartley, the deputy executive director […]
Lack of experience doesn’t mean failure.
Hadi Nahari is the Vice President of Security and CTO at Brocade Systems. He also has been actively appearing on the convention trail trying to get the industry to sit up and take notice of the latest security issues, and how the Internet of Things (IoT) is making things even worse. This is the second part […]
Excitement over the possibilities of Internet of Things (IoT) has been building to a crescendo. Chip and device manufacturers have anticipated and waited for the day when IoT would finally mean something. We are at the boiling point, that sought-after confluence of technology innovations and demand for novel ways to produce business value — the […]
Do you share information digitally, with other people or with companies, in your personal or professional life? Then you’re in the data business. That may come as a surprise to anyone who doesn’t work in Silicon Valley, or even in the tech field. The millions of people in manufacturing, healthcare, or education may not think […]
With the growth of the Internet of Things, companies large and small are suddenly finding themselves in uncharted waters: creating and growing developer communities. These communities are vital now for any company trying to create an ecosystem around their products and services. What are the best ways to create a developer community? What are the […]
Yesterday Unity Development Interview with Unity Development’s Carl Callewaert about what they have learned about the best ways to build developer communities. Today we are talking with David Bowman, the Director of Production at Crytek on the same subject, and how social media is a vital element to empowering your community. Crytek has a very […]
Government surveillance erodes user trust.
And why others were not.
What matters is that employees feel included.
It’s essential if you’re going to move your company forward.
The meta is investments and money, but also Data, Interfaces, and Freight
The RSA circus is in town, so it’s all data and security, and what it means for IoT
A group of successful entrepreneurs from the Young Entrepreneurs Council weighs in on the potential impacts of this technology
The right talent changes everything.
Guest author Sarah Novotny is a technical evangelist and community manager for Nginx. A wise person once said that you build what you know, and you know what you build. While these weren’t the exact words uttered by computer programmer Melvin Conway in 1968, the sentiment is there. His sociological observation, dubbed Conway’s law, posited that […]
Will this geek take the pivotal role on The Hill?
Guest author Rob Leathern was the founder of Optimal. Please Educate Your Startup Team About Equity I believe that the uncertainty around stock options and equity at startups often works unfairly—to the company’s benefit. As founders and CEOs, we don’t create a safe environment for very smart, technical people to not get embarrassed asking what […]
What the Apple cofounder told the Facebook CEO when the social network was young.
A panel features women working on solutions.
A Stanford course on growing a product idea to a big company.
Guest author Scott Gerber is the founder of the Young Entrepreneur Council. In an early-stage startup, you may not have much in the way of cash to offer new hires. While you’ll often hear advice about how to structure equity for technical hires, deciding how to compensate other key hires—from cofounders to sales staff—isn’t as […]
Taking apart tech’s work-life balance “problem.”
Larry Page wants to defy his search business’s gravity.
It can’t be about salary—so what do you do?
Bullying is passé. Here’s how to build a modern work culture that works.
A global staffing expert shares his tips for leading winning teams, no matter where they are.
How customer demand for honesty, transparency and service drives modern business.
How Netflix and others tackled markets that didn’t exist.
For new companies, the rules keep changing.
When Silicon Valley dream jobs turn into nightmares.
Women, gays, and immigrants form a new majority at the top.