Tag: business

  • ‘We’ve created a privacy industry’

    ‘We’ve created a privacy industry’ was a statement you could often hear when Europe introduced General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) and the German implementation DatenSchutz GrundVerOrdnung (DSGVO). Already back in 2016 first predictions arrived, that GDPR will boost European software industry and give them a unique selling point. After the regulation became effective in Europe…

  • The Horror!

    The Horror! #shotoniphone

  • Employee motivation

    This is how it most often works:

  • Breaking Walls Between Business and Engineering

    All too often, two departments are burried in deep arguments for most of their days. While business, the outbound oriented Product Management department, leads customer conversations and verifies business requirements, engineering is pushing towards a better product. Their goals are not always aligned despite the necessity to build a product together. Overcoming controversial goals can…

  • Gmail Free Storage Thing of Past

    Nobody could see THAT coming! When people hit those caps, they realize they have little choice but to start paying, or risk losing access to emails, photos and personal documents. Source: Bloomberg

  • Why Companies and Government Do “Innovation Theater”

    This article previously appeared in the Harvard Business Review. The type of disruption most companies and government agencies are facing is a once-in-every-few-centuries event. Disruption today is… Valid question… Source: Steve Blank Why Companies and Government Do “Innovation Theater” Instead of Actual Innovation

  • What People Hate About Being Managed by Algorithms

    Uber ran a study to figure out, how people feel about being managed by ‘the platform’. And to no surprise, Captain Obvious helped with the results. Drivers working for the company, feel like they are managed by a micromanager, watching every small step and worse, criticising every small mistake, leads to worse, sometimes toxic results.…

  • Salesforce buys Tableau

    Salesforce buys Tableau for an amount of $15.7B, in not only its largest M&A deal to date, but probably one of the largest deals ever.

  • Google to Acquire Looker

    Google announced it plans to acquire acquire business intelligence platform Looker in a $2.6 billion all cash transaction.