Month: January 2015

Guest blog: Drop It Like It’s Hot, By Jesper Sommer

  Not so long ago, Sony Corp. in the US was hacked. I am sure you’ve heard about the case (it was eventually blamed on North Korea, though security experts are questioning that conclusion). My favorite tech-magazine has this interesting article on the subject: The importance of deleting old stuff, another lesson from the Sony attack…

Sorry, Email Won’t Die In 2015 (Or Any Time Soon)

There’s a horde of startups trying to replace email. Some of these apps, like Slack (which we use at Business Insider), take a chat-room approach. There are enterprise messaging apps that work like Snapchat, like Cotap and TigerText. Some mobile-first productivity apps like Quip imagine that we’ll communicate directly in the documents we’re working on….

Guest blog: Getting To Agreement by Sharon-Drew Morgen

Sharon-Drew Morgen is one of the cutting edge thinkers on the scene today. Her ideas for the sales industry go beyond our typical thinking. Because the sales model only addresses solution placement, it ignores the many non-solution-based decision issues buyers must handle prior to making a purchase: involve all the right decision makers, get buy-in,…

Why Fix It If People Don’t Know Email Should Be Prioritized

I just read an article by a very smart man, Nathan Zeldes, who believes that we need a benchmark for email classifier performance.  In other words, some way of gaging how well auto-prioritization Maybe.  Maybe not. It seems that most email apps these days are looking for this algorithm as if it were the Holy…