Tag: CTO

The Power of Compound Decision Making

CEOs of private, mostly venture-backed growth companies know all too well the burden of high expectations, both in the milestones and scale they are trying to achieve. Attached i...

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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...

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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 ...

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Three Non-Technical Things a CTO Must do to Survive Growth

A growing company is a great place to be. It’s fun to see customer acquisition rates and revenue increase. You’re excited for each new day, each new customer, and each new em...

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How to Build a Tech Culture that Makes People Want to Stay

One of the first things to suffer when things take off, is culture. Rapid hiring that ignores cultural norms can introduce new attitudes and expectations. Some good, some bad, th...

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The Crucial Computer Science Skills Employers Are Craving

You’ve spent a lot of time around technology. Whether through formal training or pursuing your natural interests, you have likely developed a skill set that employers all over ...

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Data Integrity and Service Reliability

Maintaining data integrity is of upmost importance, especially in an environment that requires strong compliance, including HIPAA, GDPR, HiTRUST, ISO27001, SOC1, SOC2 and others....

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Jake Massey – Why Choose TechCXO?

One look at Jake and you know he's cool, but Jake Massey is also an incredibly successful interim and on-demand CTO/CIO who is helping to optimize IT infrastructures for startup ...

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Business Continuity Plans

Here's a rhetorical question... When is the best time to prepare for a hurricane or tropical storm? (BEFORE it strikes).  If you weren't dealing with the busy hurricane season d...

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RNC Data Breach and Your Business

This article was slated for a later release, but given the news about nearly 200 million American’s PII was made publicly available by a firm working for the RNC, we have decid...

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Technical Debt: Startups Silent Killer

There’s a condition that silently but relentlessly stalks startups and is one of their leading killers: technical debt. Here are few of its symptoms: General discomfort...

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Acquisition Integration Part 3 – Systems and Technology

Part Three: Systems and Technology Companies seek to accelerate revenue growth or enter new markets through mergers and acquisitions. They spend a lot of energy and resources ...

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CEO vs CTO – Part 1 – Fixing a Broken Marriage

CEO vs CTO – Fixing a Broken Marriage Many times IT dysfunction in a company comes down to the inability of the CEO and the CTO (or CIO) to effectively communicate.  When yo...

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