This is a topic that should be of interest to everyone involved in the development of a mobile software, SaaS or hardware tech company. Seems obvious that you want and need the best tech company team possible, to beat what is often very intense competition in most tech market segments. In an ideal world, you’d […]
Transforming Your Technology Company Culture Through Happy Employees
I’ve written about corporate culture a number of times in previous articles. While not as well-covered as the “harder” sciences of business management, it is still a topic of great interest to many tech businesses. In this article I’ll discuss 5 categories to consider if you have an interest in improving employee relationships, leading to […]
What Does It Takes to Build a Great Software Company?
Software-based businesses come in many different sizes and shapes: SaaS or cloud-based, mobile, open-sourced, consumer, SMB and Enterprise, etc, etc. Even many successful “hardware” companies could really be viewed as software companies, as they are in fact driven primarily on novel software or firmware under the hood. With the diversity of form factors, it’s very […]
Does Your Company Have a Winning Corporate Culture?
A while back I was reading Bill and Dave (subtitled: How Hewlett and Packard built the World’s Greatest Company) by Michael Malone. He’s a great writer, and it’s an important legacy business story about corporate culture; I heartily recommend it. Being an ex-HPer, I have tremendous respect, bordering on reverence for the “HP Way”, which […]
Favoritism in the High Tech Workplace
I’m going to address a topic that isn’t often discussed formally by top management within a business, certainly not out in the open: favoritism in the workplace. It’s a major topic in HR circles, I’m sure. It’s also a major topic in hushed tones around the virtual water cooler (in these hybrid work times) and […]