ThePulse Software - Cloud - Mobile
19 JUNE 2013
Cloud Computing SAAS Mobile Big Data Sales & Marketing Leadership
This week's issue brought to you by: SafeNet

5 Leadership Tips

Paul O’DeaApple, Ford and Facebook are usual examples of “strong vision,” but how can CEOs of more modest companies craft and communicate a picture of the future, creating a new emerging vision? The CEO of Select Strategies shares five tips for communicating vision in a compelling way.

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Disruptive Innovation

Nelson PaezDreamHammer’s Ballista platform for robots and other unmanned systems allows government or commercial customers to link together machines from numerous developers. The CEO shares why Ballista is a game-changer for commercial businesses and discusses must-haves for enabling disruptive innovation.

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2nd Gen Enterprise Cloud

Simon AspinallThe cloud provider market is experiencing a massive increase in enterprises moving mission-critical applications to the cloud. So what are the second-generation cloud capabilities? Virtustream explains how solutions will evolve for governance, reporting, monitoring and managing cloud environments.

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Notable Quote

Merhers and Acquisitions“Oracle wasn’t built for...”

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Startups: SandHill Wants Your Opinion!


SandHill is pleased to partner with Silicon Marketing Strategies on a survey of founders and CEOs who have launched at least one startup. Together we are exploring what entrepreneurs knew about marketing when they went into business.

Most questions are scaling questions (such as “On a scale of 1 to 10 …”), so you should breeze through the survey in a few minutes. 

The results of the survey will be published on Silicon Marketing Strategies’ Marketing Memos blog and on once the survey closes.

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This Week's Sponsor: SafeNet



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