The Pulse - A newsletter by Sandhill.com
January 27, 2016
This week's Pulse is sponsored by Gemalto
 
 
 

Civic Tech Trends & Software Opportunities

Luke Hohmann

Luke Hohmann
Founder and CEO
Conteneo, Inc.

Civic tech solutions are a catalyst for amazing collaborative results and fundamental change in how citizens perceive and engage with their governments. This article discusses civic tech trends and opportunities for software companies and shares the insights of Luke Hohmann, an early leader in this space.

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Tips on IT Priorities in the Cloud Era

Jon Bock

Jon Bock
VP of Marketing and Products
Snowflake Computing

SaaS offerings in the cloud eliminate almost all of the infrastructure work that used to consume IT, giving people outside of IT new alternatives. This led to questions about IT’s role in the cloud era. Here are some tips on the new priorities of IT organizations that are adapting successfully.

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Team Management: 3 Tips for Young Entrepreneurs

Sébastien Boyer

Sébastien Boyer
Product Manager
Nutcache

Working with different people and understanding their personalities and how to deal with them can make all the difference between success and failure at a startup. This article offers three tips for young entrepreneurs to create and manage a winning team and characteristics of entrepreneurial employees.

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Effective Health Data and Communication Platform

Lindy Benton

Lindy Benton
CEO and President
MEA, NEA and TWSG

As the volume of healthcare data grows, so does the need for HIPAA-compliant methods to protect sensitive information while maintaining accessibility at the point of need. Here are four keys for an effective platform to manage health data and communication.

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3 Keys to Navigate Fluid IT Infrastructure

Krishna Yeddanapudi

Krishna Yeddanapudi
Founder and CTO
Robin Systems

Different trends make it difficult to expect common standards for infrastructure across all the public clouds and on-premises environments. This article discusses three key features needed to achieve complete functionality with fluid IT while limiting infrastructure dependence to a basic services level.

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Malwarebytes Receives $50 Million from Fidelity

Steve Morgan

Steve Morgan
Founder and CEO
Cybersecurity Ventures

This article discusses the recent $50 million investment in Malwarebytes, which provides anti-malware and Internet security software, by Fidelity, a global investment management firm that has backed Uber, Airbnb and SpaceX. The Series D round of funding follows a $30 million Series A funding round in July 2014.

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