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Start-ups: Beware of Those “Pocket Aces”

Start-ups: Beware of Those “Pocket Aces”

In poker, no opening hand beats pocket aces. So why would a player rather draw a lowly 2–7? Because deciding what to do with a 2–7 is easy: Fold it! Pocket aces, on the other hand, create existential angst. Why? Because even when the betting tells you to fold them (they lose 70% of the […]

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Customer Success Obsession – Disruption or Disruptor?

With the popularity of SAAS, customer success is now a more well-known industry buzz word. Most importantly, it is a must-have function in any technology company. Furthermore, Forrester report stated that successful customer success leaders have contributed to compound average revenue growth of 17% as opposed to 3% laggards. Let’s face it, CEOs, investors and customer […]

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The evolving state of Cyber Security

The importance of cyber security will grow in importance for both businesses and individuals in 2019. With governments and companies reviewing their relationship with Huawei and well documented hacks like Equifax in 2017, protecting personal data is of greater importance to consumers and of how businesses collect, manage and score it. More than just money […]

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5 steps to motivate your team

Helen Yu (@YuHelenYu) is an experienced leader with a track record of transforming organizations, whether it’s accomplishing a turnaround within a Fortune 1000 organization or coaching a startup to profitability. Known for her passion and sharp strategic thinking, Helen is able to operationalize her vision and oversee successful end to end execution, from building brand […]

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10 Ideas to get more women to the boardroom

“As the world moves from capitalism into the era of talentism, competitiveness on a national and on a business level will be decided more than ever before by the innovative capacity of a country or a company.  In this new context, the integration of women into the talent pool becomes a must.” World Economic Forum, […]

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Company Culture, Money, And Mentorship: The Path to the C-Suite for Women in Fintech

EXCLUSIVE— Banking, like so many other industries in today’s world, is facing a diversity problem: and, just like the engineering or technological fields, the problem only gets worse the higher in the company one goes. While companies are making concentrated efforts to hire more women in entry or manager level positions, women in the C-suite.

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VMSA Industry Stars

Content is delivered on the #VMSANetwork upon your registration and then discussed in working groups during the conference.  We encourage content and conversations to be “against-the-grain,” “swim-up-stream,” INNOVATIVE STRATEGIES and PROVEN TACTICS rooted in real-world experiences for the Enterprise, Supply side or BOTH! Our dynamic talks and discussions are meant to propel the Talent industry forward at lightening speed… well, […]

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COMMODITIES TRADING

Corporate strategy involves answering a key question from a portfolio perspective business should we be strategy involves answering the question: “How shall we compete in this business?”In management theory and practice, a further distinction is often made between strategic management and operational management. Operational management is concerned primarily with improving efficiency and controlling costs within […]

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