Salesforce’s $750 Million Bet to Reimagine Productivity in the Modern Workforce

Five years ago, it started off as something many people equated to being a Word processing app. Quip, started by former Facebook Chief Technology Officer Bret Taylor and ex-Googler Kevin Gibbs, initially yet another standalone service that created documents in the cloud, joining a crowded marketplace filled with the likes of iA Writer, Google Docs,… Continue reading Salesforce’s $750 Million Bet to Reimagine Productivity in the Modern Workforce

GitPrime Lands $10.5 Million Investment To Make Engineers More Productive

GitPrime founders Ben Thompson (left) and Travis Kimmel. Photo credit: GitPrime.

Companies are always searching for ways to improve productivity. It’s this need that helped propel Slack, Atlassian, and other providers within this “Future of Work” segment to success or notoriety. But one solution doesn’t fit all, especially when it comes to engineers. They are more data-driven and mathematical than others in the workforce, so providing… Continue reading GitPrime Lands $10.5 Million Investment To Make Engineers More Productive

Evernote’s Desire To Be The Workplace’s Virtual War Room For Projects

Screenshot of Evernote Spaces. Photo credit: Evernote.

It was 10 years ago at a tech event in San Francisco where I was first introduced to a company called Evernote. Initially I was unsure about its potential — why would I want an app to keep track of things when I could just write it down? Fast forward some time later and I… Continue reading Evernote’s Desire To Be The Workplace’s Virtual War Room For Projects