What's Hot in Enterprise IT/VC - Issue #80
|Ed Sim||May 5, 2018|
Must read from my friends at Battery Ventures on the state of the Enterprise Cloud and SaaS markets - trends, growth and more; if you’re a CEO please fill out the enterprise cloud/SaaS Metrics survey with Openview Partners and boldstart, great advice for founders when choosing their VC partner from Jeff Haynie at Pinpoint Software, also security remains white hot with Carbon Black IPO
Enterprise Cloud/SaaS Metrics Survey with OpenView
Please fill out if you run a SaaS co - see how you stack up against your peers!
Pinpoint founder Jeff Haynie (boldstart portfolio co) shares his thoughts on how to choose the right VC partner, much wisdom here
must read report from my friends at Battery Ventures - all about enterprise software, cloud and SaaS, growth rates, venture dollars invested, trends - Initially presented at CloudNY as follow up to last year’s Software 2017, this year’s presentation—authored by Battery’s Neeraj Agrawal and Logan Bartlett–prov…
Nadella speaks with McKinsey about doubling down on AI and cloud, pushing for more collaboration, confronting digital disruption, and the role of organizational culture.
while serverless rises, it will still coexist with kubernetes - Containers are booming, but still require developers to bother with servers. This is paving the way for more enterprise adoption of serverless.
FB making big push with tons of software integrations, going after Slack, MSFT Teams
great interview with Chief of Product on Kessel Run with US Air Force - move to a more agile and cloud native architecture
don’t forget Alibaba cloud, growing super fast in China
what are the highest in demand IT skills today? - In the era of digital transformation, IT pros must adjust to a rapidly shifting technology and business landscape. Here’s a long-term look at where to aim your career in the years ahead.
security is white hot as another company goes public, this time Carbon Black - shares rally on their first day of trading Friday, firmly planting the cybersecurity company into unicorn territory after it priced its initial public offering above already elevated levels.
Cisco investing heavily in collaboration and messaging biz, going after a huge multi billion market but need to reinvent for modern era vs old school webex
nothing better than investing in founders whose product and category is becoming a line item on security budget - go Security Scorecard - While the threat landscape is growing more complex and dangerous, security ratings platforms are becoming a key component to address those threats while delivering a strong return on investment.
By Ed Sim
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