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What's Hot in Enterprise IT/VC - Issue #143

Security top of mind as Phil Venables, former CISO Goldman Sachs, tweets about basic forces of securi
What's Hot in Enterprise IT/VC - Issue #143
By Ed Sim • Issue #143 • View online
Security top of mind as Phil Venables, former CISO Goldman Sachs, tweets about basic forces of security, McKinsey writing about the need to build security into dev ops process, Joel de la Garza from a16z opines on passwords being dead..again, and data privacy vendors are hot; on public side Google Cloud growing fast, AWS dominant but slowing growth, and are we in a bubble?

Scaling Startups
Andreas Klinger ✌️
"Remote work is the new normal for developers"

86% of respondents currently work remotely in some capacity, with ~1/3 working remotely full-time.

43% say the ability to work remotely is a must-have when considering an offer with a company.

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4:08 PM - 19 Jul 2019
Ed Sim
💯- 2 of our last 3 first check investments had founding teams which were default distributed on day 1, much easier to architect from very beginning than to retrofit later https://t.co/Pb3UgVNnww
12:27 PM - 20 Jul 2019
Enterprise Tech
Phil Venables
Fundamental Drivers of Information Security Risk. A thread.

As I get older and (hopefully) wiser it has become ever more apparent that all the issues and risks we face arise from a small number of basic “forces”.

1/9
6:14 PM - 20 Jul 2019
Phil Venables
These manifest in different ways in different contexts - strip away the detail and most issues usually stem from one of these. I don’t claim originality here - some have been said and used by others before me. I’m also not convinced this list is actually complete.

2/9
6:14 PM - 20 Jul 2019
read more here for the rest of the chain
Markets
are we in a bubble? Price/Sales for 2019 is at 49x for Zoom, 29x for Okta…“Annual revenue growth of 25% or more is a rarity among large U.S. companies—software is about the only place where it exists. But now, even some fans are wondering if valuations are too frothy, as the stocks continue to climb.”
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