Inverted Software

Don’t Let Misconfiguration Leave You Vulnerable to Attackers

Inverted Software

Configuration is an essential part of every application. Misconfiguration can happen at any level of the application stack. From code, to web and application servers, databases and frameworks. Unfortunately, in most cases you will not found out your gaps until its too late. Here are some of the most common issues our DevOps have encountered: Deployment of development configuration to production.

PHP 40

Opinion: Nvidia’s Business As Usual Strategy Can Cost Them Dearly

Inverted Software

Nvidia was recently hit with multiple class action lawsuits following this year’s cryptocurrency crash. Nvidia, if you didn’t know is the largest maker of GPUs (Graphics Processing Unit). GPUs are designed for graphics and image processing and are extremely good at math calculations, in fact, their highly parallel structure makes them more efficient than general-purpose CPUs for algorithms that process large blocks of data in parallel.

Class 52
Insiders

Sign Up for our Newsletter

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Use Those 4 Questions to Understand if Your IT Project is a Success

Inverted Software

At Inverted Software we pride ourselves in our unparalleled success rate, and while, according to the Standish Chaos Report 68 percent of technology projects is “improbable” meaning it failed, time and time again we keep delivering successful projects to our happy customers.

Bonus – Check for Duplicate Files with This Free Utility from Inverted Software

Inverted Software

If you ever wanted to free up space and wandered if you have any duplicate backed up files on your computer, or a network drive you can safely erase, here is a free utility to help you check just that and just because it’s a Wednesday, we at Inverted Software are giving it away along with a complete source code. Just unzip the installer folder and double click the setup file. Installer. Need to change the source code? Here is a complete Visual Studio solution. FindDuplicates. Enjoy!

Can You Ask for Office Rent Relief? How to Manage Your Lease During COVID-19

Office leases are one of companies’ largest expenses, and if your whole team is working from home with no clear end in sight, you may be wondering what to do about your lease.

The 6 Characteristics Of Great Leaders According to Inverted Software’s CEO

Inverted Software

Listen to Inverted Software’s CEO Mr. Gal Ratner as he talks about what makes a great leader with Lori Jones on the I&I podcast. This is highly recommended listening.

3 Mistakes Software Developers Make That Can Cost You Your Business

Inverted Software

At Inverted Software we often help our clients manage offshore and onshore development teams. Our proprietary processes and unique experience helps us evaluate and correct software development practices that have proven inefficient and instill practices that insure productivity and success. Below we have compiled the 3 most common issues developers tend to generate when left unsupervised and ways to mitigate their impact: Checking code at the end of the day.

3 Secrets of Wildly Successful Mentors

Inverted Software

Listen to Inverted Software’s CEO talk about success, mentorship and the tipping point of your business in this interview with Stephen Woessner. Onward Nation with Stephen Woessner is America’s best podcast for learning how today’s top business owners Think, Act, & Achieve.

5 Essential key points That Will Help You Plan for Q1

Inverted Software

With this year almost at an end and the next one at our doorstep it’s time to plan for Q1. Q1 is traditionally the strongest quarter of business and hitting the ground running could set the tone for the rest of the year. At Inverted Software we advise our customers to start planning as early as Q4 in order to maximize results and prepare for the upcoming year. Here are 5 essential key points to guide you when planning for Q1: Learn and overcome last year’s mistakes.

5 Companies Millennials Avoid – And What It Means For Your Brand

Inverted Software

With Millennials overtaking Baby Boomers as America’s largest generation at 75.4 million vs. 74.9 million, and continue to grow, there is no denying the economic power behind the most misunderstood segment of our population. Companies are waking up to a new reality. A reality where most of the business is done online, shopping means Amazon and dinner plans mean Uber Eats.

Sales 45

5 Marketing Software Tools Every Business Should Have

Inverted Software

In today’s connected world, businesses are focusing on acquiring and retaining customers using a wide array of tools. At Inverted Software we have gathers the top 5 marketing software tools we think every business should utilize in order to effectively reach customers while keeping time effort in check. Here is our list: Hootsuite. Hootsuite helps you publish and track content by connecting to all of your social media accounts.

PPC 43

What Mistakes Do VCs Make When Fundraising?

Both Sides of the Table

A few weeks ago, I had the pleasure of talking to Samir Kaji on the Venture Unlocked podcast about a wide range of topics that we as venture capitalists think about everyday, including: How to build a generational firm?—?retaining

Sales 310

How I Gamified My Own Brain to Lose Weight & Improve Fitness

Both Sides of the Table

Socially distant hiking in Sedona (we drove there) I recently wrote about my weight-loss journey over the past 18 months where I lost 65 pounds without a fad diet and returned to my college weight. If you want to get in better shape and haven’t read that you might start there.

Coach 428

How I Lost 65 Pounds In 18 Months Without Any Fad Diets or Gimmicks

Both Sides of the Table

June 2019 (left) and November 2020 (right) I’ve been reluctant to write this blog post because historically I don’t like talking about weight. But I’ve been promising to publish how I lost 65 pounds in the past 18 months without any fad diets or gimmicks to try and be helpful to others.

On Funding?—?The Denominator Effect

Both Sides of the Table

On Funding?—?The The Denominator Effect I recently wrote a post about funding for investors to think about having a diversified portfolio , which I called “shots on goal.”

On Funding?—?Shots on Goal

Both Sides of the Table

On Funding?—?Shots

Playing the Long Game in Venture Capital

Both Sides of the Table

Silicon Valley and the media industry that surrounds it values youth. The culture is driven by the 20-something irreverent founder with huge technical chops who in a “David vs. Goliath” mythology take on the titans of industry and wins.

Framework Benchmarks Round 19

TechEmpower

Round 19 of the TechEmpower Framework Benchmarks project is now available! This project measures the high-water mark performance of server side web application frameworks and platforms using predominantly community-contributed test implementations.

What I Ate on My Weight Loss Journey of 2020

Both Sides of the Table

Yesterday I wrote about my weight loss journey of the past 18 months where I lost 65 pounds in 18 months with no gimmicks or fads. No paleo, keto, intermittent fasting?—?just just sensible eating. If you didn’t read the post it might be worth clicking on the above link.

.Net 356

How You Can Achieve a Step Change in Your Fitness Before Summer

Both Sides of the Table

Just 21 months ago I couldn’t have jogged 2 miles in under 20 minutes and now I can run 3 miles in 21 minutes or more to the point I can pretty easily run 7.5 miles in an hour.

Selling your business? Find the emotional buyer

Berkonomics

This is one of my favorite insights, since I lived this one in a positive exit from my computer business. Types of business buyers expanded. Most people will tell you that there are two kinds of eventual buyers for your business: financial and strategic. A financial buyer will analyze your numbers, past and forecast, to the n’th degree, and calculate the price based upon the result, after carefully comparing your numbers with those of others in the same and similar industries.

Kara Nortman Was Just Promoted to Co-Managing Partner at Upfront Ventures. Here’s What it All Means

Both Sides of the Table

Today we’re announcing that my partner Kara Nortman is becoming Co-Managing Partner at Upfront Ventures and I can’t tell you how thrilled I am to welcome her to her new role.

Are you willing to hire slowly but fire fast?

Berkonomics

Here’s a test of your patience and your willingness to suppress your tendency to avoid conflict or confrontation – all in the same insight.

Coach 156

There’s Still Time to Commit to Your 2021 Health & Fitness Plan

Both Sides of the Table

It’s March 1st as I write this*. The year is two months in. Seems like just a moment ago it was New Year’s Day and we were all committing to our better selves for 2021 as so many of us do.

Will you BURN the next manager you hire?

Berkonomics

It seems to be a rule, not an exception. Many senior managers and early entrepreneurs create their own mess with this one. The first professional senior manager that an entrepreneur hires to share the growing workload does not last more than a year.

Why not share your liquidity success with those who got you there?

Berkonomics

So, you are close to selling your company, and counting the profits a bit early. Well, that’s human nature. Here’s a thought for you to recall later when and if the event happens. Remember those who got you there. And for tax reasons, remember them before the closing of the deal, so that you can do so by sharing a bit of your proceeds without paying personal income tax upon those amounts. Formal option plans for some.

Sales 480

Framework Benchmarks Round 20

TechEmpower

Today we announce the results of the twentieth official round of the TechEmpower Framework Benchmarks project. Now in its eighth year, this project measures the high-water mark performance of server side web application frameworks and platforms using predominantly community-contributed test implementations. The project has processed more than 5,200 pull requests from contributors. Round 20 Updates from our contributors.

Can you be an adaptive business leader?

Berkonomics

The title of this insight happens to be the name of a CEO roundtable organization I belong to and have been a member since 1989 (Adaptive Business Leader Organization – or ABL).

Retina AI Raises $8 Million in Series A

L.A. Business Journal

Santa Monica-based analytics company Retina AI Inc. has raised $8 million in Series A funding for its artificial intelligence platform for consumer insights

Is your CFO a bookkeeper or a strategist?

Berkonomics

Here’s one that most small company founders and CEO’s miss until it may be too late. What is the role of a chief financial officer in growing and protecting the company? How about co-strategist?

How Valence Aims to Provide Better Access and Funding for Black Founders & Executives

Both Sides of the Table

“I gotta say it was a good day.” I’m so fricking pumped today. Really, truly. Yeah, Valence announced > $5 million in funding led by GGV and Upfront. That IS a big deal, but I’ll get to that. But Kamala Harris was picked to be the Vice Presidential candidate for the Democratic Party.

Here are five TACTICAL skills of a great leader.

Berkonomics

It is hard to coach or teach leadership in a few paragraphs. But let’s try by limiting this short insight to a list of the five principal tactical skills of a great leader.

Do you really want to be the first to market?

Berkonomics

My stories of missing the context of the times. Over the years, as I managed my several computer companies as CEO or executive chairman, I made the decision to go to market with a brand-new product that had never before been exposed to my customer’s marketplace.

Mythical Games raises $75M to build an NFT game engine

TechCrunch LA

Even as NFT sales dip below their most speculative highs, startups aiming to tap into their potential are still scoring big funding rounds from investors who believe there’s much more to crypto collectibles than the past few months of hype.

Claiming a landmark in fusion energy, TAE Technologies sees commercialization by 2030

TechCrunch LA

In a small industrial park located nearly halfway between Los Angeles and San Diego, one company is claiming to have hit a milestone in the development of a new technology for generating power from nuclear fusion.

Funding in the Time of Coronavirus

Both Sides of the Table

I am due to speak at the SaaStr conference next week: Wednesday, March 11th at 10:45 AM. I had originally signed up to talk about the “VC Market Trends” overall but it seemed inauthentic to speak about VC funding without addressing the virus in the room.

Three qualities of a great leader

Berkonomics

There are lots of ways to measure a great leader. Here are three that should resonate with you as leader and with those who follow you.

Investors Give Lift to Pet Care Company Front of the Pack

L.A. Business Journal

Christopher Wilkinson noticed that over the past few years dogs were going from “shed to bed” as more people started treating their pups like members of the family

After Fast Start, Social App Poparazzi Sees Slowdown

L.A. Business Journal

Poparazzi, a photo sharing app developed by Marina del Rey-based TTYL Inc., is among this year’s most hyped social media startups

Numerade Labs Raises $26 Million for AI Ed Tech

L.A. Business Journal

Santa Monica-based education technology platform Numerade Labs Inc. raised $26 million in Series A funding for its artificial intelligence-driven tutoring platform

Snap Earnings Surge in Second Quarter

L.A. Business Journal

Snap Inc. continues to post impressive financial gains, logging a record 116% increase in year-over-year revenue for the second quarter

130
130

Hit the hardest issues first!

Berkonomics

Reorder your priorities for maximum impact. There are two reasons to consider reordering your priorities to attack your most critical issues first, before the easiest ones to knock off the list.

Sales 156

Can you stretch the truth to make your point?

Berkonomics

How easily it happens…. Sometimes it is easy for someone to make a statement that, in the enthusiasm of the moment or to make a point, crosses the line between fact and fiction. Sometimes it seems to you to be just an unimportant little stretch of the facts.