What's Hot in Enterprise IT/VC - Issue #90

Great market overviews on serverless (Ron Miller Techcrunch), AI/Human partnership in enterprises (Accenture/Wharton), and Open Source business models (Joseph Jacks) along with Broadcom’s move into software with purchase of CA for $18.9 billion

Scaling Startups

Why (and how) to create values for your startup. – Darklang – Medium

well said @ellenchisa - super important to explicitly define values collaboratively early on, great points on cultural debt growing similar to techinical debt, many times this is just implicit and can break as companies scale


Enterprise Tech

Serverless computing could unleash a new startup ecosystem – TechCrunch

still quite early for serverless but promise is certainly there - let devs focus on code and abstract underlying infra


AI and Humans Working Together Bring Big Productivity Gains

we are big believers in reimagining work; great read on how Accenture is working with large enterprises to not only automate but reimagine processes


#2: Open Core —Definition, Examples & Tradeoffs – Open Consensus – Medium

what is the dominant business model for open source software companies and when should you use “open core” models - the open-core model primarily involves offering a “core” or feature-limited version of a software product as free and open-source software, while offering “commercial” versions or add-ons as proprietary software.


Inside China’s Dystopian Dreams: A.I., Shame and Lots of Cameras - The New York Times

this is like a Black Mirror episode - “The goal is algorithmic governance" - China using machine vision and surveillance cameras to monitor every person and action


What is Digital 2.0? | CIO

great read on how TD Ameritrade leading the charge on tech innovation - Digital 1.0 vs. Digital 2.0 – Vijay Sankaran, CIO of TD Ameritrade, explains the differences and offers advice to CIOs looking to move their companies to an “anywhere, anytime, any platform” mindset.



Broadcom plans to buy more large enterprise software companies

Broadcom is now a software co after offer to buy CA Technologies for $18.9 billion; what’s next?


Chart: Visualizing The World's 20 Largest Tech Giants

A total of 12 of the largest tech giants come from the United States, while eight hail from China. All other countries combine for zero.


Amazon Web Services Targets Cisco in Networking — The Information

AWS marches on with commoditization of cloud, eyeing move to data center with a white box switch, bringing Cisco stock down with it


By Ed Sim

Ed Sim's weekly readings and notes on VC, software, and scaling startups - #enterprise #seed #DeveloperFirst #IntelligentAutomation #DataInfra #CloudNative #Cybersecurity

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