Framework Benchmarks Round 16

TechEmpower

Now in its fifth year, the TechEmpower Framework Benchmarks project has another official round of results available. Most importantly, the community has been contributing some amazing test implementations and demonstrating the fun and utility of some good-natured performance competition.

Framework Benchmarks Round 10

TechEmpower

Round 10 of the Framework Benchmarks project is now available! These contributions have improved the project''s toolset and added many new framework test implementations. Round Frameworks Framework permutations.

The Hardware behind the Results of Framework Benchmarks Round 10

TechEmpower

At Peak Hosting , we're big fans of TechEmpower's Framework Benchmarks, an open source project the company has been coordinating since early 2013. Covering a wide variety of web application frameworks, this project gives developers useful data that can help them find the framework that will provide the performance and features they need for their application. By Jeffrey Papen, CEO and Founder, Peak Hosting.

Performance competition is a good thing

TechEmpower

If you've not been watching the ASP.NET team's community standups , you have missed some surprisingly transparent, interesting, and oftentimes funny updates from a major web application framework development team. As Ben Adams writes in his article detailing the achievement , that is 23 times better than prior to the start of optimization work within the framework! We started the Framework Benchmarks project to collect data about performance. We love this!

FrameWorks Workshop: Board of Directors

SoCal Tech Calendar

To stay competitive in today's marketplace, organizations frequently seek outside expertise to provide credibility, contacts, counseling and cash. Tuesday, January 29, 2013 -- Getting Good Results from a Board of Directors and Board of Advisors. CONNECT. Procopio Partner William Eigner will provide targeted advice on what entrepreneurs, directors and advisors need to know about recruiting, managing, incentivizing and showcasing a Board.

A Stronger Economy Means More Competitive Threats

Startup Professionals Musings

Porter proposed his Five Forces framework for analyzing the competitive environment which I think makes even more sense today. It will certainly also decrease profitability over time, as well as test your sustainable competitive advantage.

How to think like a growth CEO

Berkonomics

Authors Jeanne Liedtka and Tim Oglivie have created a framework for creation of a new product or service – one worth spending at least a cycle of time for review.

Timing and why we’re all VCs

TechCrunch LA

Capitalism is fundamentally about timing, since market competition is about finding opportunities before others. Mithril is struggling to compete against ferocious competition in the growth-stage equity market.

Startup Competitors Watch From Five Directions

Startup Professionals Musings

One of the key sections of any business plan is the analysis of the competition. Investors take that to mean either 1) there is no market for your product, or 2) you don’t understand the concept of business and competition.

Why buy IT? Why buy MINE? Why buy NOW?

Berkonomics

Turning these into statements instead of questions provides a framework for the sales presentation from the highest levels of collateral materials and marketing support, to the salesperson on the front line. What a powerful set of three questions.

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7 Common Themes That Indicate An Extraordinary Leader

Startup Professionals Musings

Existing business frameworks are the recipes, and great entrepreneurs creatively use new tools and strategies to hone these frameworks, just like a master chef. In building successful businesses, I find that creating a new and innovative product or service is usually the easy part.

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How to Improve Your Odds of Getting to Yes with a VC — “Land and Expand”

Both Sides of the Table

Decision Dynamics Each firm makes decisions in different ways so understanding the firm’s decision framework matters. If you’ve read any of my ongoing series on fund raising from venture capitalist (episode 1?— ?controlling

7 Steps To A Winning Social Media Marketing Campaign

Startup Professionals Musings

The first thing that entrepreneurs need to realize is that the process and framework for making social media marketing work are different from traditional marketing, and trial and error certainly doesn’t work.

10 Key Strategies For Innovation Leadership By Design

Startup Professionals Musings

Design thinking” is a methodology used to solve complex challenges, such as the ones faced by every business in today’s rapidly changing and highly competitive environment.

4 Laws Of Natural Selection Relate To Every Business

Startup Professionals Musings

Every startup needs a sustainable competitive advantage. With no competitive advantage, startups with new ideas gaining traction are never feared, and are usually eaten for lunch as sleeping giants wake up. The jungle framework is a great one to set the right perspective.

The Case For & Against Cryptocurrencies (for those tired of all the noise)

Both Sides of the Table

My goal is to lay out a basic framework for anybody unsure whom to listen to as a way of helping you think about a way to orient your own views. This market structure in which the few, large players use their market position to eliminate competition is inevitable.

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10 Leadership Elements That Work In Today’s Business

Startup Professionals Musings

I share her view of the ten key elements of the basic framework and vocabulary of open information sharing and open decision making: Explaining: creating buy-in. When done well, an organization’s online community can become a competitive advantage.

10 Ways To Trample And Smother Business Innovation

Startup Professionals Musings

Success in any business these days requires a constant flow of new and innovative solutions, to keep up with changes in the market, competition, and to attract new customers. Business plans should be loose frameworks to be used as guidelines rather than detailed route maps.

The Importance of Teams and Why the Best Leaders Cultivate Them

Both Sides of the Table

It is a hugely compelling show because Zakaria covers world issues that will affect all of us in ways that are accessible and with frameworks for processing disparate information. Basically, the role of management discussions is very similar to my outlook over all in life – it’s about seeking out many opinions, hearing many views, testing views against your own frameworks and then making decisions once you have tested your theories and approaches.

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Understanding the Underbelly of Online Marketing & Why You’ll Lose if You Don’t

Both Sides of the Table

It’s building a product that is substantially differentiated, and, as Bill Gross, one of the most prolific tech entrepreneurs of our era says, “ It needs to be 10x better than the competition ” (because if you shoot for that then in competitive markets you might achieve 3x.

My Number One Advice for Startups or VCs: Conviction > Consensus

Both Sides of the Table

The rest of our partners, principles, associates and EIRs can weigh in with commentary on their views of the quality of the entrepreneur, the market, the product, competition and so forth. Then they need to take all the input they received, mix it up, apply a framework for how the information affects your decision and decide. Great leaders are rare and competition for capital, people, press and customers can be brutal.

6 Leadership Behaviors Drive Continuous Innovation

Startup Professionals Musings

He succinctly outlines the key behaviors that I believe every business leader must focus on, to drive innovation without waiting for the next competitive crisis: Avoid the assumption that current gifts will keep on giving.

You Can’t Rely on a VC for Your Hardest Decisions

Both Sides of the Table

Consultants should provide you data & frameworks – not decisions. It’s not our job to predict markets only to have a good sense of where innovation and disruption could lead to big opportunities and to find entrepreneurs who are more driven, more passionate, more committed and more informed in these markets than we are and who we believe are also more of all of these than the competition. *. What is the role of a VC for entrepreneurs?

10 ways you’ll probably f**k up your startup — Spook Studio — Medium

SoCal Delicious

Simon Sinek’s Golden Circle framework “People don’t buy what you do, they buy why you do it” Simon Sinek If your customers believe in your mission, then they’ll warm to you and listen to what you offer and how.

Understanding How The Innovator’s Dilemma Affects You

Both Sides of the Table

The framework of his book has profoundly altered how I think about the technology market and affects how I thought about building my businesses and how I think about investing in venture capital.

7 Leadership Metaphors To Motivate Business Leaders

Startup Professionals Musings

Existing business frameworks are the recipes, and great entrepreneurs creatively use new tools and strategies to hone these frameworks, just like a master chef. In building successful businesses, I find that creating a new and innovative product or service is usually the easy part.

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8 Questions to Help Decide if You Should be Raising Money Now

Both Sides of the Table

I thought I’d try to offer a framework for thinking about the topic. So here’s my framework. Only … ONLY … if there’s a sense of competition on the deal. The other thing I ask entrepreneurs to consider is what will happen to competition in a market.

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10 Keys To Open Leadership While Maintaining Control

Startup Professionals Musings

I share her view of the ten key elements of the basic framework and vocabulary of open information sharing and open decision making: Explaining: creating buy-in. When done well, an organization’s online community can become a competitive advantage.

Meet the 25 Startups Competing at SXSW Startup Night 2018

Tech.Co

That’s why Canecto developed a cutting-edge, AI framework designed to be a web analytics assistant and help provide owners relevant insights around their customer base and learn how visitors interact with their content. Everything is bigger in Texas.

Don’t Be A Product Leader Still Failing In Business

Startup Professionals Musings

Existing business frameworks are the recipes, and great entrepreneurs creatively use new tools and strategies to hone these frameworks, just like a master chef. In building successful businesses, I find that creating a new and innovative product or service is usually the easy part.

Why buy IT? Why buy MINE? Why buy NOW?

Berkonomics

Turning these into statements instead of questions provides a framework for the sales presentation from the highest levels of collateral materials and marketing support, to the salesperson on the front line. Product differentiation is absolutely necessary to make a sale when there is visible competition, as there usually is in any sale. What a powerful set of three questions.

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Recession-proof Pricing

SoCal Tech Calendar

Today's technology companies increasingly must deliver products on multiple platforms to satisfy customer demand and competitive pressures. Each delivery platform requires a different pricing model that attempts to maximize profits, but also impacts the company's infrastructure, channel, and competitive positioning. Thursday, November 6, 2008 -- "Recession-proof Pricing Strategies for a Multi-platform World" Technology Council.

4 Startup Survival Lessons Lead To Business Success

Startup Professionals Musings

Every startup needs a sustainable competitive advantage. With no competitive advantage, startups with new ideas gaining traction are never feared, and are usually eaten for lunch as sleeping giants wake up. The jungle framework is a great one to set the right perspective.

What is the Right Burn Rate at a Startup Company?

Both Sides of the Table

Let’s set up a framework. But the biggest thing to know is this: Companies who are scaling quickly in revenue and with a high gross margin often should invest as much capital in growth as they can manage responsibly because when you find a product / market fit and your company is growing at a very fast scale you want to capture market share before competition sets in.

Startup CTO or Developer

SoCal CTO

How do we need to structure the systems to get ahead and stay ahead of the competition? What existing systems will we leverage, what programming languages, software development methodologies, web application frameworks, revision control systems, etc.?

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