2018: Looking forward, looking back

By on January 15, 2018

Wow! 2017 was a whirlwind year. For the most part it felt like I was trying to tame an angry bull, which was both terrifying and exhilarating. I took…

Organization Strategy Technology

The Power and Monetization of Microservices

By on August 15, 2017

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Large enterprises are often terribly inefficient. Software companies are no exception. As a company’s product portfolio expands, so does the potential for redundancies and…


Why every company needs a Chief Revenue Officer

By on February 13, 2017

The Chief Revenue Officer, a role first popularized by high-growth Silicon Valley startups amidst a whirlwind of innovative new business models, products, services, is quickly crossing the chasm into the…


Growth Hacking: the new secret sauce for enterprise SaaS

By on January 30, 2017

Ever wondered how companies like Slack, Stripe and Dropbox were able to grow their user base incredibly quickly, and effortlessly? Aside from having great products, they were able to…

Consumer Trends Strategy

More Rockstars should do MBAs

By on January 19, 2017

No, I’m not talking about ‘rockstars’ that are dubiously sought for in ads for software engineers (What’s with that by the way? Why would an accomplished engineer want  to…