Wizeline expands its outsourced IT services business into southeast Asia

Wizeline, a provider of outsourced programming services, is expanding its global footprint with agreements to partner with a slew of development shops across Southeast Asia. Founded in 2014, the compa

Clara Labs nabs $7M Series A as it positions its AI assistant to meet the needs of enterprise teams

Clara Labs is announcing a $7 million Series A led by Basis Set Ventures. Slack Fund also joined in the round, alongside existing investors Sequoia and First Round. The startup will be looking to fur

Toyota pushes into blockchain tech to enable the next generation of cars

On the same day that Ford officially ousted its chief executive in a bid to remake itself as future-focused vehicle manufacturer, Toyota announced its own steps to embrace technology’s next wav

Apple has acquired Workflow, a powerful automation tool for iPad and iPhone

Apple has finalized a deal to acquire Workflow today — a tool that lets you hook together apps and functions within apps in strings of commands to automate tasks. We’ve been tracking this one for

Sortd for Slack launches with an organizational overlay for the popular messaging tool

Like its tool for Gmail, the organizational Slack integration is designed to be a workflow helper and task management tool. Using it, channel leads can assign tasks, manage team priorities and selecti

Engineering management may be the most unnatural act of all

When it comes to software engineering, that management is best which manages least -- to borrow Thoreau’s quip about government. While it’s rarely as easy as nodding at a brilliant developer and g

Executives And Managers Should All Be Elected

When my co-founders and I launched SumAll four years ago we decided we didn’t want to work in an evil, miserable environment. When people have crappy managers and deceitful executives, they start to

How Old-School Management Kills Work Culture

Early in my career, I had an encounter with a senior leader that left such a vivid impression on me that I can still remember it like it was yesterday. It was our first meeting as manager-employee. We

Turnaround Management: Does Your Company Need A New Captain?

When thinking of business "turnaround," names like McDonald’s and Samsung come to mind as they struggle to navigate the changing market and waning consumer interest. Yet, a business at any stage of

DynamicOps Acquisition Helps VMware Differentiate From AWS And Infrastructure Players

VMware announced the <a target="_blank" href="">acquisition</a> today of <a target="_blank" href="">DynamicOps</a>, a purchase that puts it in posit

Tech Industry Managers: Little Men in Big Shoes?

<img src=""> When I was ready to transition from computer programmer to project manager, my employer, Xerox Corporation, sent me

Tech CEOs See Flat Annual Compensation For The First Time In A Decade

<img src="" width="215" height="144" /> In most years, come rain or shine, executive pay at technology startups always goes up be

Help-Key: How To Use a $6 USB Cable and Free Software to Smarten Up Your Non-Smartphone

We’re not sure why more cellphones don’t ship with USB cables, but it’s a fact that most don’t. We hate the idea that you’ve got all this data on your phone and no way to add more or back it