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By Michael Krigsman on May 8, 2017
Digital transformation must extend beyond marketing to every part of your company. A world expert explains why and shares his advice on what to do.
By Mark Suster on May 5, 2017
When you run a startup you’re always on borrowed time. You have cash in the bank, a monthly burn rate and a “cash out” date that few in the company truly comprehend. I’ve never met a founder who wasn’t acutely aware of his or her ticking time bomb and the sense that failure and humiliation […]
By Michael Krigsman on May 5, 2017
The Chief Information Officer of financial services firm, Antares Capital, with $20 billion under management explains why she went all-in on the cloud.
By Mark Suster on May 4, 2017
Just over a year ago I wrote about how MakeSpace had raised $17.5 million in capital to build out its operations in 4 cities: New York City, Los Angeles, Chicago and Washington D.C. I pointed out that the storage market in the US alone is ~$30 billion / year and there is no dominant provider — the […]
By Michael Krigsman on May 4, 2017
Machine intelligence will have a profound impact on business and jobs. Learn how artificial intelligence and machine learning will affect your company and what you can do about it.
By Mark Suster on February 6, 2017
If you asked me a year ago when we were hosting the 2016 Upfront Summit the odds of Glenn Beck speaking at the next Summit I would have emphatically said ZERO. The first sign that there might be more to Glenn Beck than the impressions I had had from occasionally watching a clip from […]
By Jason M. Lemkin on February 6, 2017
It’s almost here. The 2017 SaaStr Annual. Just a few extra last minute tips: It Will Be Packed. We’ll have ~10,000 nominal attendees which realistically means about 5,000 on-site at any given time at the Bill Graham (not everyone will be there at all times, etc). The Bill Graham is a super fun venue, the […]
By Michael Krigsman on February 2, 2017
AI is surrounded by marketing hype, jargon, inflated expectations, and fear. Two experts offer realistic and thoughtful ideas about AI in our society and economy.
By Jason M. Lemkin on January 18, 2017
Everyone has tough quarters, and usually, at least one tough year (more on that here). As we approach $10m, and then again as we approach $20m, and then again as we approach $X0m … we often blame a factor that I believe rarely is really real — The Law of Large Numbers. The Law of […]
By Jason M. Lemkin on January 18, 2017
Advice is very context sensitive, so take this post with a grain of salt. But for me, it’s “Blue Monday” … so I thought I’d take a stab at the Top 10 Pieces of Classic SaaS Advice … that in my experience at least are usually Just Plain Wrong. The advice and thinking that leads you […]
By Michael Krigsman on January 16, 2017
The Brooks Brothers clothing brand is an iconic name in American business. Founded in 1818, the company has outfitted 39 US presidents and prides itself on offering white glove service to its customers. How does a 200-year old brand translate and deliver high-end service in the digital age, especially when in a price-sensitive consumer […]
By Michael Krigsman on January 5, 2017
Photo from NPR The World Health Organization was founded in 1948 as a part of the United Nations. WHO works within the UN system in these focus areas: Health systems Promoting health through the life-course Noncommunicable diseases Communicable diseases Corporate services Preparedness, surveillance, and response I spoke with WHO’s Chief Information Officer, Marc Touitou as […]
By Michael Krigsman on January 3, 2017
Image from Istockphoto In part one of my conversation with Kim Stevenson and Adriana Karaboutis, we discussed the challenges and opportunities facing women in technology Also read: Women in technology: Advice from Intel and Biogen This second post offers advice from Andi and Kim on how CIOs can add value to their organizations. Both women […]
By Jason M. Lemkin on January 3, 2017
So you had a great December, added a great VP or two last year, won some bigger deals, and in general — you’re feeling good. You’ve even got a decent financial plan for this year in place. Even better. With all that behind you … let me challenge you to 10 SaaS New Years Resolutions. […]
By Mark Suster on December 14, 2016
A room full of some of the top tech leaders in our country: Apple, Facebook, Cisco, Intel, Microsoft, IBM, Oracle, Amazon, Tesla and so forth. It’s a breath of fresh air to see that Marc Benioff, who has become a beacon for protecting the rights of our most vulnerable citizens, is not in attendance. But […]