What’s With the Perks?

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It’s not an issue of attracting millennials, and it’s certainly not something to blame on them. I was talking the other day with a colleague of mine, and he was lamenting the increasing cost (as he saw it) of the changing office environment. His beef wasn’t the rising cost of office space or technology platforms. […]

Use Case – Improving the Efficiency of API Consumption Improves Your Market Position

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As an API provider today, you are facing a new challenge.  Not only do you need to provide an extensive and powerful set of methods, with fast performance and secure access, but your offerings need to pass the “One Hour Test”.  If you are serving your customer properly, in one hour your customer should be […]

Managing Offshore Communications – 5 Cs + 2

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I recently had the very pleasant opportunity to see a colleague from a massive offshore integration project – US, Czech Republic, Cyprus, Bahrain, the UAE, and Saudi Arabia.  Retelling the stories and laughing about challenges that were at the time no laughing matter refreshed my memory regarding just how difficult communication among offshore teams can […]

8 Great Pieces Of Startup Advice From 4 Silicon Valley Stars Under 30

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Tech In Motion Silicon Valley gathered four of  young innovators and game-changers in the tech world as part of annual 30 Under 30 list at Microsoft’s offices in Mountain View for a conversation about what it’s like to run a fast-growing tech company while still in one’s twenties. The participants were: Steven Eidelman, cofounder of Whistle; Lisa Falzone, CEO and cofounder of […]