Archive for July, 2014

Investing in Security Innovation

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By Bill Burns, Executive-in-Residence at Scale Ventures and Wisegate Member Advances in technology are being embraced by both security teams protecting sensitive corporate data and the sophisticated criminals trying to disrupt business. Addressing security, privacy and compliance concerns are often cited by businesses as top priorities before adopting Cloud or BYOD…

How to Make the Most Out of Your IT Career

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The role of an IT leader is constantly evolving. University IT programs are educating the future IT leaders of tomorrow to be more business savvy and better communicators, showing us just how tightly connected IT and business have become. As expectations for what an IT leader can bring to the table increases,…

Know When To Let Go – Or Hold On

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When fear, anxiety or frustration gets the best of us, sometimes it’s best to make a decision based on your gut reaction: whatever your instincts tell you to do, do the opposite. Sara Gates, CEO and founder of Wisegate finds that far too often leaders tend to stick with their…

Who Are You Jealous Of?

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In a world that’s so focused on accolades, degrees and the letters that follow our names, it can be difficult to get in tune with your innate talents and gifts. Sometimes it takes getting a little uncomfortable to uncover those gifts. Our founder, Sara Gates, has an interesting – albeit…

Member Project and Partnering with Scale Ventures

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Wisegate’s network of trusted, senior IT leaders are always seeking to learn and share invaluable, first-hand knowledge about the IT industry. One of our advisory board members, Bill Burns, is doing just that through a research project he started with Scale Venture Partners, an investment firm that invests in SaaS,…