Slack’s $2.8 Billion Dollar Secret Sauce

How Slack stole a multi-billion dollar market by becoming everyone’s favorite sassy robot sidekick. “So what’s the secret behind Slack? What did you guys do that was so special?” the voice crackled over my car’s Bluetooth, “I want you guys to do whatever you did

A CIO Perspective on Security in the Cloud

“Too many people are thinking of security instead of opportunity. They seem to be more afraid of life than death.” – James F. Bymes Security is a broad topic, and applies in some way to everything that happens in IT. In all of my time

A Letter to all Enterprise Leadership Teams

I have sat down to write this letter more times than I can count. I have truly and deeply debated the angle to take. Should I be direct, abrasive, kind, dramatic, deeply empathetic. I have settled on calm and clear with a little discomfort

Hackathons for the Enterprise

The word “hackathon” may conjure images of a group of programmers huddled around glowing screens, pounding out code 24–7 over a long weekend — empty Red Bulls and pizza boxes strewn about. This couldn’t be further from the truth! Hackathons can and do exist in today’s

Navigating an enterprise UX project

Written by Margaret Kelsey, Content and Community Manager at InVision From Fortune 500 corporations to government departments, enterprise organizations aren’t typically thought of as creative environments. But the peculiarities of an enterprise organization can be fodder for creative triumph — if we have the patience. We had Erik von