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Remote Software Development – Team Management Playbook

Last week Wework Labs invited me to give a talk to some of their members – tech. startup founders, CEOs and CTOs – based at Wework buildings in London. We planned this with Wework Labs to share how best to recruit, manage, motivate and retain remote software development teams. Q&A surfaced some of the issues […]

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April 19-2019, Written by Segun Osu Leave a comment

Mobile Apps – Selecting The Right Agency

Business needs should drive the choice of technology for your mobile app which will in turn influence the selection of the ideal development team, upfront development costs, ongoing maintenance costs, product performance and its  expected useful life. Programming languages, platforms, frameworks, databases, containers, etc.  is the stuff your mobile app depends on.   This short post explains why technology […]

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March 05-2017, Written by Segun Osu Leave a comment

Governments Say “Don’t Build Native Apps”

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  It’s Not The Economy, Stupid The UK Government effectively bans the building of native apps. In their service manual, they explain why they favour progressive web apps, and clearly state that other solutions are unlikely to be approved. Although not as explicit as the UK, U.S. federal agency policy favours a similar design approach. […]

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February 28-2017, Written by Segun Osu Leave a comment

Routes To Affordable Mobile Apps

By the end of 2017, market demand for mobile app development services will grow at least five times faster than internal IT organizations can deliver them, according to Gartner.  They forecast 2.1 billion mobile device units by 2019, which will fuel demand for enterprise apps. Gartner analyst Adrian Leow said enterprises find it a challenge to […]

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December 14-2016, Written by Segun Osu Leave a comment

Digital Transformers – Fashion or Fad

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The advance of digital has already radically transformed the business environment – a digital wave is sweeping through every industry, organization and culture.  Customers and staff expect businesses to be digital by default and there is a race to recruit the talent needed to transform and evolve processes, people management and business models. One role, the Chief Digital Officer (CDO) […]

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November 03-2015, Written by Segun Osu Leave a comment

CRM – market share and growth rates

According to Gartner, in 2014  market leader Salesforce grew their share of the CRM market by an incredible 28% whilst Oracle grew theirs by just 3%.  Microsoft achieved an impressive 22% and SAP just 7%.  Other CRM vendors, as a group, achieved 10%.     Market Share Growth Rate Others 50.4 11.5 Salesforce 18.4 28.2 SAP 12.1 […]

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June 20-2015, Written by Segun Osu Leave a comment

New CRM Systems – Software Buying Guide

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Gartner predicts that the CMO’s technology spend will outstrip the CIO’s by 2017. In fact, IT research analysts around the world are predicting that CMOs will control larger technology budgets than CIOs, within the next few years. This change will require good budget control and put greater demands on CMOs to deliver better marketing results. […]

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January 19-2015, Written by Segun Osu 3 Comments