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We’ve looked at why cloud supplier lock-in happens even to the best teams, and how it can impact your entire business. Now, let’s talk about how you can reduce the risks of cloud supplier lock-in to stop worrying and take full advantage of the cloud.

Cloud supplier lock-in is one of the biggest concerns facing IT professionals today. In order to understand how we can fix the problem, we need to take a closer look at the effects cloud supplier lock-in can have on your entire business.

There are only two Mondays left before Christmas. Let that sink in for a bit. It may only be early December, but the silly season is in full swing. Lights sparkle and shoppers beat weary feet from store to store as they try to make Christmas wishes a reality. It’s not just the gap-toothed child eagerly awaiting something special, though. The startup has its own lengthy list of things it could really do with as the old year ends and the new one begins. Here are some of the things that most startups wish they could have for Christmas…

If cloud supplier lock-in is such a bad idea, how do so many development teams find themselves stuck in this frustrating scenario?

What defines an excellent startup idea? Do they fill a gap in the market that nobody knew existed until the solution pops up like magic? Is it that they managed to succeed in spite of chaotic economies and mercurial market conditions? Or is it just that the startup ideas themselves are so wonderfully interesting and the entrepreneur so deliciously bold? What is worth a moment’s pause to pay attention to a startup? Whatever the criteria you choose to define an excellent startup idea, here the top ten startup ideas for 2016…

8 Steps To A Lean Business

If you’re a startup, lean will be the first steps and ultimate goals. If you’re an established business, lean will be a process of elimination and delineation which will trim the proverbial fat and streamline the business. Over the next eight steps, you will uncover some of the most important aspects of a lean business.

Your business is brand new. It’s flourishing. Clients are in and out the door, and the solutions you sell are buzzing in the right minds while wallets are gently opening in your direction. But how can you maintain that momentum? Learn the secret of success by harnessing the power of social media.