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The IT Department Is Dead. Long Live the IT Department

Friday, December 13th, 2013

Evernote CEO Phil Libin sounds like a lot of tech executives when he advocates for treating employees well. It’s not just a nice thing to do, he says, it’s an important business...


Tortuous Business Meeting? Tech Is Here to Help

Thursday, December 12th, 2013

I’ve heard there are offices where meetings aren’t awful, where people get together on the phone or in person to chat about an idea and somehow emerge better for it.

Via Wall Street Journal

There was a huge IT shift toward the cloud this year, agree Evernote, Box, and GitHub

Thursday, December 12th, 2013

What was the biggest shift among IT managers this year? According to the CEOs of Evernote, Box, and GitHub, it’s the nearly complete acceptance and embrace of cloud solutions.

Via CITEworld

Is IT Transformation At An Inflection Point? Box Thinks So.

Wednesday, December 11th, 2013

Ahead of some product and ecosystem news coming out of the company today, I took the opportunity to chat yesterday with Sam Schillace, VP of Engineering at Box. Readers will recall...

Via Forbes

How Box is replacing SharePoint and custom software at Scripps Networks

Wednesday, December 11th, 2013

At Scripps Networks, adopting Box has the chance to become much more than a convenient way to share files. Last year, Scripps, the content creator for brands like HGTV, Travel Channel,...

Via CITEworld

As Box grows, it struggles to stay true to its roots

Wednesday, December 11th, 2013

It’s been nothing but good times recently for startup Box. Just today the company announced some updates to their administrative controls aimed squarely at larger and more profitable...

Via CITEworld

This woman and her machine learning tech could make Box a whole lot smarter

Friday, December 6th, 2013

If collaboration favorite Box is going to grow into its ambitions, it has to do more than just raise lots of venture capital. It also must build a more intelligent product, which is...

Via GigaOM

Box Secures $100 Million Funding at $2 Billion Valuation

Thursday, December 5th, 2013

Box Inc. has secured $100 million in funding at a valuation of about $2 billion, said chief executive Aaron Levie, as new international investors plan to help the online storage provider...

Via Wall Street Journal

The Continuous Productivity of Aaron Levie

Friday, November 29th, 2013

Aaron Levie bounds onstage with the swagger of a standup comic. But he’s not performing at the Comedy Store. He’s in the Grand Ballroom at San Francisco’s Hilton Union Square...

Via MIT Technology Review

Paranoia is the Key to Success: Inc. Magazine’s Entrepreneur of the Year

Wednesday, November 27th, 2013

Aaron Levie has successfully run a $1.2 billion company for eight years, and he’s only 28-years old. This year Levie, CEO of Box, a cloud computing company, has been named Entrepreneur...

Via Yahoo! Finance

Box buys tech to let admins better track, protect stored content

Wednesday, November 27th, 2013

Cloud storage vendor Box has acquired the technology behind a company called dLoop, which it will use to add more controls that give enterprises more features for protecting their content.

Via Computerworld

At Full Speed: How Box’s Aaron Levie Became Entrepreneur of the Year

Tuesday, November 26th, 2013

Aaron Levie was just 20 years old when he co-founded Box. Today he has raised more than $300 million in funding and serves 20 million global users.

Via Inc Magazine

Don’t Bet Against Aaron Levie

Tuesday, November 26th, 2013

The improbable but beautifully executed pivot. The prescience about technological change. The insight about what users want and need. Aaron Levie, the 28-year-old CEO of the billion-dollar...

Via Inc Magazine

Most Productive People: Aaron Levie

Monday, November 18th, 2013

A lot of being productive personally is determined by how you organize your entire business. You can’t separate those two things. We brought in a COO specifically to solve this...

Via Fast Company

The Grill: Rosetta Stone CIO Pradeep Mannakkara makes a rapid move to the cloud

Monday, November 18th, 2013

When Pradeep Mannakkara took the CIO position at Rosetta Stone, he encountered an IT infrastructure that was nearly the same age as the 21-year-old language-learning company. So Mannakkara...

Via ComputerWorld