K1 Enters Agreement to Sell FMG Suite to Aurora

Realization represents K1’s second exit since Safer-At-Home orders were put in place in March 2020 LOS ANGELES, May 21, 2020 — K1 Investment Management, LLC (“K1”), a leading investment firm focusing on high-growth enterprise software companies, today announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to sell FMG Suite, LLC (“FMG Suite”), the category leader in cloud-ba

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The 10 Unexpected Joys of Virtual Happy Hour

This post was originally published by Anne Catambay on www.clarizen.com If you’re searching for something positive to focus on during this extremely challenging time, then I have three words for you: virtual happy hour. Here at Clarizen, we had them every Friday (and will definitely resume in the future). You can enjoy them with your colleagues and especially expand them to your friends,

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The Scattered Perimeter: A New Norm

This post was originally published by Eyal Benishti on ironscales.com EYAL BENISHTI   |   2020 Mar 26 A couple of days ago I had a phone conversation with a fellow security practitioner. We were exchanging thoughts regarding the new norm whereby both our companies were forced into a new situation--work from home for 100% of our workforce. COVID has many effects

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How to Support Employees and Stay on Track with a Fully Remote Workplace

This post was originally published by Suzanne Rudnitzki on LinkedIn.  For many organizations, the reality of a fully virtual workforce is here. Just last week we posted a blog about how to prepare for this change, and now we’re seeing what that truly looks like in practice. As the Chief People Officer at Smarsh, it is my job to support our staff so they can be healthy, enth

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Elevate the RFP Process in Your Asset Management Organization

This post was originally published by Madeleine Work on RFPIO.  In asset management, the RFP process is critical to winning new business. The prospect directly references your RFP document during the sales conversation. You must convey your organization in the most professional, appealing manner possible. You’re here looking for ways to improve your RFP process flow. You

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Leading an Organization Through the Uncertainty of COVID-19: Part 5 – Leader’s Mindset

This post was originally published by Stan McChrystal on LinkedIn.  A few years after 9/11, I found myself leading the global counterterrorism Task Force in Iraq during the most brutal years of the fight against Al Qaeda. On one fateful evening, we learned of a fast approaching, critical opportunity.  We had located Abu Musab al Zarqawi, the leader of Al Qaeda in Ira

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Leading an Organization Through the Uncertainty of COVID-19: Part 4. Decision-Making.

This post was originally published by Stan McChrystal on LinkedIn.  Part 4 in our series on leading an organization through the uncertainty of COVID-19. This article is co-authored with Micah Zenko, the Director of Research & Learning at McChrystal Group. Links to parts 1-3 at the bottom of this article. To “slap the table” in military parlance is to firmly dec

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Leading an Organization Through the Uncertainty of COVID-19: Part 3

This post was originally published by Stan McChrystal on LinkedIn.  Remote Communication: Best Practices “Wait…how did you guys have a daily virtual meeting with thousands of people that didn’t turn into complete chaos?” When I speak with corporate audiences and explain the Team of Teams model that Stan McChrystal designed while commanding a global

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Leading an Organization Through the Uncertainty of COVID-19: Part 2

This post was originally published by Stan McChrystal on LinkedIn.  In our first article in this series, Stan McChrystal and I offered a brief history around the key factors that led to the creation of a highly effective, remote collaboration operating model within the Special Operations community. That transition took time, and involved many missteps and ke

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Leading an Organization Through the Uncertainty of COVID-19

This post was originally published by Stan McChrystal on LinkedIn.  “Prepare for remote work status…” is a common refrain of the past two weeks, as the global spread of the COVID-19 virus is a seemingly unavoidable reality. And we’re likely to hear far more of this in the days to come. The warning is a nice way to push for preparation, but in practice, how should large a

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