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Technical Review: A Trusted Look Under the Hood

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Many CEOs of software-enabled businesses call us with a similar concern: Are we getting the right results from our software team? We hear them explain that their current software development is expensive, deliveries are rarely on time, and random bugs appear. What does a business leader do in this situation?

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6 Due Diligence Concerns Before Outside Contracting

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If you have a software development background like mine, I’m sure you often get questions about when to outsource, versus building the solution in-house. If your software or your manufacturing process is your “secret sauce,” you need to keep the work in-house. The same applies to manufacturing and almost any process these days.

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Clearlake Boosts Investment In Diligent

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as well as funds from Blackstone Tactical Opportunities, have increased their investment in New York-based Diligent , a developer of portal software for corporate boards. Diligent's biggest investor is Insight Partners. According to Diligent, it now has more than 19,000 clients.

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Clearlake Capital Backs Diligent

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has made an investment in New York-based Diligent , a developer of enterprise governance management software. According to the companies, Clearlake Capital Group made a strategic minority investment in Diligent, which is owned by another private equity investment firm, Insight Venture Partners.

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Technical Advisors: Every Startup Needs One

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They look at the code produced on a regular basis to ensure that it’s high quality and right for you. Specifically, they pay attention to: Is our code scalable and extensible? Do you have access to and ownership of the source code? Are developers following best practices in their code and life cycle?

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Vizio Sued Over Use Of Open Source Software

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Irvine-based Vizio has been sued over its use of open source software, with a group saying that Vizio should be required to share the source code underlying its televisions, due to their use of General Public License (GPL) software for its Smartcast televisions.

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Parabol Picks Up $4M For Software Tools

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Los Angeles-based Parabol , a startup developing software management tools, used to manage the efforts of development teams, has raised $4M in a funding round, the company said this morning. The company's software helps development teams manage their processes, and is focused on Agile development processes. READ MORE>>.