What Does It Take to Be a Thought Leader?
Britton Manasco of Manasco Marketing Partners discusses how to be a thought leader in this post to his SandHill.com Blog, From the Front.
OpenStack: Will It Prevent a Repeat of Mono Cultures?
Kamesh Pemmaraju discusses OpenStack and the industry with Randy Bias, CEO of CloudScaling, in this post to his SandHill.com Blog, Leaders in the Cloud.
Capturing the World’s Emerging Middle Class
Multinational companies need new “scale at speed” approaches to penetrate the developing world’s increasingly prosperous consumer markets. Find out how in this article from The McKinsey Quarterly.
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Top Stories from the Past Week
- Dave DeWalt's Next Big Challenge: Make Intel-McAfee Marriage Fruitful (USA Today)
- Intel CEO: U.S. Faces Looming Tech Decline (CNET)
- Has HP Found Its Next CEO? (InformationWeek)
- Salesforce.com Raises Full Year Outlook (Reuters)
- HP or Dell - Which is the Better Suitor for 3Par? (Computerworld)
The Latest Software Business News on SandHill.com
All Headlines: Don’t count on Oracle to keep OpenOffice.org alive.
VC Activity: Antivirus vendor Avast Software raises $100M.
M&A Deals: Google buys Like.com.
Executive Moves: Kelly Kuchinski becomes Director of Product Marketing of Acsis.
Quote of the Week
“Dave DeWalt has the magic touch in regards to building an organization that shows growth and also highlighting its potential... This is the second time he's done it.”
- FBR Capital Markets analyst Daniel Ives on CEO Dave DeWalt’s contribution to McAfee’s acquisition by Intel
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