Four years in, #SAPJam hits the 34 million subscriber mark

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The news hit the wires this morning that SAP Jam, the flagship cloud collaboration product in our portfolio has just clocked 34 million subscribers. This represents a 70% year over year growth. Almost exactly four years ago we started this journey to transform how work gets done. Back then we formed a clear hypothesis for […]

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Guest post on TechCrunch: In defense of the Uber-ization of everything

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I posted a short rant about Digital Transformation for established enterprises on Facebook the other day. The skinny is that there is endless amounts of *why* and barely no opining on the *what* or *how* when it comes to executing any kind of digital transformation of your business or industry. Here’s a link to the […]

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Selling Up in #SaaS. Not what it’s cracked up to be

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The single most common pitfall I see in 90% of earlier stage product plans is a lethal misconception that aspiring to sell software to the highest levels of the organization, is better. This is blatantly obvious to many product leaders but foreign to equally as many. Trust me. It isn’t necessarily all that. It’s expensive: the […]

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Your Product Roadmap *is* your Product

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After building, marketing and selling lots of software, I’m convinced that the single most underutilized component to driving growth is your roadmap. In SaaS or consumer products monetized via an enterprise budget, you make your numbers because of your current feature set. But you blow out your quarter because your product and sales teams present […]

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Are we facing a looming crisis in employee competence?

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In the midst of all the euphoric discourse about how new forms of digital technologies are able to disrupt established industries, a most foundational trait commonly shared amongst these stated examples almost always gets lost: The best disrupters of our time today do not follow an established playbook.  Almost every industry is being disrupted around […]

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Three Big Leadership Turn-Offs

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These past few days I was reflecting on the new hire interviews I conducted in 2015 to see what I want to optimize in 2016 as our business grows and scales. One specific element I looked at was what behaviors caused me to begin to lose interest within the first 5 seconds of a discussion. […]

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