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Most people in the world know that Apple is something of an anomaly, having become the first company to cross the $1 trillion mark for market capitalization. Perhaps more striking, however, is its valuation: despite hefty margins and solid growth, Apple...

There’s a misalignment going on, a void between the business fundamentals at the core of tech-enabled companies and the out-of-touch software-sized valuations they’re being emblazoned with. It’s proving a weighty thing for these tech-enabled companies to carry. In March, Shyp, the so-called...

Earlier this month, it was announced that advertising technology firm TubeMogul would be acquired by Adobe for $540 million in cash tender offer. We were lucky enough to chat with one of the engineers at TubeMogul and get an employee’s perspective...

Cisco recently announced it would cut 5,500 jobs as part of its restructuring; Intel, Dell, and other tech firms have cut around 63,000 employees this year alone. While the trimming of a bloated workforce is a good thing, broad, deep cuts...

Law firms are notoriously averse to change and technology, but who is to blame? Is it lawyers themselves, senior management, or the CIO and Legal IT staff?

From the IT perspective, mergers, buy-outs, take-overs and even IPOs are fraught with potential peril. Business synergies and balance sheets never tell the full story of a company, and IT can be a major factor in post-merger integration.

With 185 IPOs already announced, 2014 in on track to become another record-breaking year. Here's a look back at some of the biggest IPOs of 2014, and what's still to come!
IT Due Diligence: Advice for the CIO

After a record-setting year in 2013, the pace of US law firm mergers carries on unabated, with 22 deals announced as of April 2014. So with potential merger activity in your firm's future, how does IT best prepare?

Dov Charney and Chip Wilson are the latest founders to be ousted by their own companies. But they're not alone. Here's a look at some other famous founders who were kicked to the curb.

Profits play a key role in building the value of a business. However, there are numerous other value drivers that can have an impact. Individually, these value drivers may have little effect, but when added together they can have a significant...