What Got Your Business Here Won’t Get You There – Part 2
Last time we explored how companies at different stages have differing needs. As a reminder, here are some sample challenges across several functions: [table id=10 /] It’...Read More
Blue1 Energy Equipment and Titan CTS Merge
TechCXO recently assisted with Blue1 Energy Equipment, based in Buford, Georgia, in their merger with Titan Chemical Transfer Solutions. The two companies will offer their prod...Read More
Why is Bob Myers Crying over Kevin Durant?
The Toronto Raptors are NBA champions after defeating the Golden State Warriors. But the enduring image of the basketball playoffs may not have taken place on the court or in the...Read More
Go to Market Playbook for IT and Professional Services Providers Over 70% of buyers intend to increase their spend on external professional services. They seek to either to augm...Read More
What happens when a company's growth starts accelerating rapidly after a decade of operations? It's a great, "first-world" issue, but it also means new challenges and opportuniti...Read More
How to Get the Best Offshore Results
In his 2005 Book, The World Is Flat, Thomas Friedman sums it up pretty well. “There is just a job, and in more cases than ever before it will go to the best, smartest, most pr...Read More
What to include (and leave out) in Board financials Many a post has been written about rules of thumb for holding effective Board meetings. People should be present, meaning a...Read More
A THIRD WAY IN THE ACTIVE VS. PASSIVE INVESTING DEBATE
It's time we move beyond the Active vs. Passive Investing debate and bifurcated strategy labeling The clarity once gained from what has become a messy strategy split has degrade...Read More
Scale Up – Optimizing for Growth
Founders flounder, as the saying goes, and scaling up is much harder than starting up. At TechCXO, we've worked with hundreds of startups and see ample evidence to support the...Read More
Before Mounting the Synergy Unicorn: New Skills for Merged Management Teams
Companies seek to accelerate revenue growth or enter new markets through mergers and acquisitions. A great deal of excitement and justification surrounds the projected synergies ...Read More
Fundraising: A Primer for the CEO
For non-finance professionals, much of what a CFO does is a mystery and more than a little daunting. Cash flow statements, 409a valuations, tax, audit, treasury, stock options,...Read More
Why Wait to Boost Net Promoter Score?
In the early 2000s, business loyalty guru Fred Reichheld revealed what was to become known as "the ultimate question." This question and the subsequent metric it produced, was ...Read More
What is the right cloud spend?
I was recently asked by a client – What is the right spend on cloud for my organization? The client was asking about both cloud software (SaaS – Software as a Service) and ...Read More