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  • Visa fix won’t ease tech skills shortage: panel

    The government’s 457 visa fix will not help the Australian tech industry effectively address the ongoing skills crisis, according to panelists at a recent CIO Australia breakfast event in Melbourne.

    Written by Byron Connolly11 May 18 12:30
  • How to work with startups

    When I was a venture capital partner, it was fascinating to see how many startup founders were sitting in large enterprises and had great ideas, but were perhaps afraid to take them to management.

    Written by David Gee28 March 18 11:19
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  • Lack of VC funding forces startups to think lean

    A steady drop in venture capitalist funding has forced startups to develop new strategies to evolve their workforce -- that includes layoffs, budget cuts and a new definition of growth.

    Written by Sarah K. White12 July 16 22:18
  • Traction Watch: Talkdesk Lets Businesses Create a Call Center ‘In 5 Minutes'

    Editor's note: Traction Watch is a new column focused obsessively on growth, and is a companion to the DEMO Traction conference series, which brings together high-growth startups with high-potential customers. The next DEMO Traction will take place in Boston on September 16, 2015. Growth companies can apply to present, or those similarly obsessed can register here to attend.

    Written by James A. Martin13 June 15 02:44
  • 9 hot enterprise storage companies to watch

    Amidst all the venture investments this year in startups that generate gobs of data -- from those focused on everything from apps to drones to the Internet of Things to Big Data -- are a batch of newcomers aiming to help organizations store and access all that information. Yes, storage companies are pulling in big bucks in 2015, as they did in 2014, and a couple have even double-dipped this year and announced two rounds of funding.

    Written by Bob Brown12 June 15 01:44
  • Slack in the wild: Is the collaboration app a hit or a myth?

    Slack is one of those rare business tools that comes along once in a while that shifts the technology landscape. In a nutshell, Slack is a team collaboration app that essentially turns email into a group effort, allowing users to create channels where discussions take place in public so everyone can participate. While Slack has some serious competition from apps like Convo and Circuit, it seems to be gaining the most momentum.

    Written by John Brandon09 June 15 01:16
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