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The Asymmetrical Advantage of Distributed Teams

  I’ve talked before about BiTE’s completely distributed team, and how I think this is one of the keys to our success. Not only does it vastly open up the talent pool when looking for new team members but it decreases turnover while increasing productivity and flexibility. I’m often asked how we deal with the …

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Caveat Emptor: Why Most M&As Destroy Value

Between 2009-2013 Google, Inc made a staggering 69 acquisitions, Facebook 33, and lately Yahoo seems to acquiring companies (112 to date) faster than you can say Marissa Mayer. Most of these acquisitions center around mobile. But there’s a persistent belief in big business that mergers and acquisitions inherently destroy the value of the acquired company. …

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Helping Your Brand Commit to Your Mobile App Development Program

If you’re the minority advocate for your brand’s mobile app program, there are a few steps you can take to ensure your brand commits. Mobile apps are a powerful platform through which brands can engage, convert and retain customers unlike ever before. Strangely, many brands continue to treat apps as necessary evils they must (but …

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