Who said giant bubbles in tech are a bad thing? SAP / Successfactors named leader by IDC!

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IDC just announced that Successfactors is a leader for Worldwide Social Technologies specifically related to its Integrated Talent Vendor Assessment. This one meant a lot as it directly put to test our stated product and go-to-market promise and singular focus on solving core functional KPIs, with purpose built collaboration software. Back in 2012 we entered the cloud collaboration […]

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Second Anniversary at SAP

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Today, April 2nd, marks my 2nd anniversary at SAP. I wrote this when I joined to describe what I felt was the opportunity to really change how work gets done. Few get the chance to define and execute a product and go-to-market strategy at a large company such as SAP. I’m privileged to be one […]

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On Satya Nadella and being Indian….

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The ethnic conclusions implied in the title of this Bloomberg article “Why Microsoft and Everyone Else loves Indian CEOs” makes me really uncomfortable. To be clear, I am very proud that someone from my  ”-’hood” made it to the top of the heap. But what I celebrate here the most is not necessarily that Satya is […]

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Problem Sizing

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This story about the Waterwheel really moved me: “When Cynthia Koenig, a young social entrepreneur from New York, learned that millions of girls and women around the world spend hours each day collecting water from distant sources, she decided to create a new way to help people in poor communities transport water and it’s called […]

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pretzel logic: l’acte deux

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Five years ago I started this blog because I felt really strongly about an ill conceived contention in a blog post about the promise of RSS. Hours before I read that post, I had no intention or desire to blog but I felt really strongly about my PoV and decided to put up a blog […]

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Year One at SAP

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April marks my one-year anniversary at SAP. It’s been an incredible ride to say the least. I’m a lucky guy – I came to SAP to help build out its products and go-to-market in the social and collaborative software category. But what I really I got was a chance to get in on the ground floor […]

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