Posts in Category: Management

Security is Evil 

Categories: Management

For some of our customers we have a Security Bounty Program running.
And as most companies they don't like to spend time and budget on security.
Finally I also understand why... it's just evil.
So there you have it.

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How to find good technical people for the job 

Categories: Management

And this is how you find skilled people for your company... Vimeo puts job offers in debug console of their website.

Vimeo job offer in debug console

Tips for managing future online projects 

Categories: Management

Crystal ball predictions for 2016 and the near future...

  • Invest in machine learning, a big part of your content should be generated automatically
  • Use realtime data gathering to market your thousands of prospects
  • Improve your customer journey maps especially on the real vs virtual touchpoints
  • Sell small hardware related to your website
  • Find partners that really understand technology and find others to audit them
  • Setup policies for use of SaaS
  • Let your employees participate in open source initiatives

Developers will be business most valuable asset 

Categories: Management

Cloud providers will do everything they can to attract the largest developer pool they can, as that will inevitably presage the victors in the cloud provider wars.

Loosely coupled application topologies are the hallmark of Web-scale companies.

Developers will be the most strategic mantra for third platform competitors in 2014 – for the next two decades, the biggest winners in the industry will be those that can capture the hearts and minds of this next generation of innovators over the next two years.

Read more about the coming war for developers

Things that kill creativity 

Categories: Management
  1. Surveillance: Hovering over adults. Making them feel like they're constantly being watched. The risk taking and creative urge hides.
  2. Over Control: Constantly telling adults how to do things often leaves them feeling like their originality is a mistake and any exploration a waste of time.
  3. Competition: Putting adults in a win-lose situation, where only one person can come out on top, does not foster creativity. Collaboration Does.