Backed by Elevation Capital, Profit.co helps companies execute OKRs
Developed by Andy Grove at Intel in the 1970s, OKR is now one of the most popular management methodologies. OKR, which stands for “objectives and key results,” helps companies achieve goals, inclu
Handoff is creating a more equitable workforce through job sharing
Many qualified workers are failed by the current model of work in the United States, where jobs are either part time or full time. Working 40 set hours a week is difficult for people like caregivers,
Alima aims to build out Latin America’s perishable foods supply chain
Alima’s platform digitizes and optimizes procurement, transport and traceability using artificial intelligence and analytics integration so that less food is spoiled.
Growth cheat code: Use fractional hiring to stay on plan when cutting costs
The coming years will see a contractor-first strategy become even more prevalent, and small companies will have an opportunity to employ this strategy effectively.
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The truth about management in Silicon Valley: It doesn’t exist
The tech industry is home to some of the world’s greatest innovators, and incredible success stories. But it’s also a space where there’s a surprising lack of appreciation for skilled management
Pigment raises $73M to take on Excel and generic spreadsheet players in the world of business planning and forecasting
The last 20 months of living in the midst of COVID-19, with all its unexpected developments, have been a challenge for many organizations when it comes to planning for the future. But that has also pr
3 strategies to make adopting new HR tech easier for hiring managers
Recruiting for technical roles can be challenging. There are often too many roles to fill, too many or too few candidates to interview and not enough time to get it all done.
Why I make everyone in my company be the CEO for a day
Unsurprisingly, the CEO of the Day program is one of our most popular initiatives. The program gives an employee the reins for 24 hours with an unlimited budget.
Colvin raises €45M Series C led by Eurazeo to disrupt the cosy flowers industry
Something very interesting is going on with supply chains and has been for a while. But it’s clear the pandemic has accelerated the trend. Tech startups are once again cutting out the middle man, bu
Politics and personal time: Making room for both at work
Work and what’s going on in the world are inextricably connected. And while I don’t know exactly how to navigate the choppy waters, a recent experience helped my team crystallize a few lessons.
Atlassian launches a Jira for every team
Atlassian today announced a new edition of its Jira project management tool, Jira Work Management. The company has long been on a journey of bringing Jira to teams beyond the software development grou
Atlassian acquires ThinkTilt
Atlassian today announced that it has acquired Brisbane, Australia-based ThinkTilt, the company behind the popular Jira-centric no-code/low-code form builder ProForma. The two companies did not disclo
JXL turns Jira into spreadsheets
Atlassian’s Jira is an extremely powerful issue tracking and project management tool, but it’s not the world’s most intuitive piece of software. Spreadsheets, on the other hand, are
YL Ventures sells its stake in cybersecurity unicorn Axonius for $270M
YL Ventures, the Israel-focused cybersecurity seed fund, today announced that it has sold its stake in cybersecurity asset management startup Axonius, which only a week ago announced a $100 million Se
Okay nabs funding from Sequoia to build performance dashboards for engineering managers
Amid the pandemic, workplace cultures have been turned on their heads. Meanwhile investment and growth haven’t slowed for many tech companies, requiring them to still onboard new engineering man
If you care about remote employees, start tracking their performance
More than half of U.S. companies now plan on making working from home a permanent option, but most of us don’t know what an optimal business machine with remote operations looks like.
The ‘right’ way to downsize
Layoffs are never easy, but one the most important things to remember is to take off the boss hat, use empathy and show gratitude.
Eliminate DevOps waste with Japanese management practices
Waste is the cardinal sin of lean methodology.