Commentary

08 Aug 2016 · by Mike Schwartz
The rise of the no stack has ushered in a new generation of cloud applications. These application businesses rely on a set of best-in-breed services, delivered by very cloud-based APIs, to power essential functionality within the application. This allows development teams to focus precious (and...
02 Jun 2016 · by Jeetu Patel
Traditional organizations in virtually every sector are in some stage of a digital transformation journey. A few have pioneered the way for their industry, such as General Electric. Many more have only just begun to embrace digital and may face significant challenges with change management or...
12 Aug 2015 · by Zoelle Egner
We sat down with Jeetu Patel, our new SVP of Platform and Chief Strategy Officer, to get his take on technology transforming the industry, the importance of platform, and more:  1. What is the most interesting problem you've had to solve in a work environment? Matching people up with the right...
28 May 2015 · by Percia Safar
Michael Cardamone runs Acceleprise. Prior to Acceleprise, Michael was early on the BD team at Box, then was VP of Partnerships for a startup in the education space. Additionally, he started and runs the San Francisco Enterprise Tech Meetup group. At Acceleprise, we think there are...
26 May 2015 · by Percia Safar
In this week's episode of Founder Calls, Levie calls up Yahoo! Co-Founder and consumer internet expert (see: Jerry and David's Guide to the World Wide Web) Jerry Yang to discuss how one of the Valley's greatest heroes has now become one of the most prolific enterprise investors in the world. In a...
28 Apr 2015 · by Percia Safar
We just launched an integration with Slack and to celebrate, we're releasing a new edition of Founder Calls with special guest Stewart Butterfield, Slack's CEO and co-founder. Our longest episode of Founder Calls yet, this wide-ranging conversation hosted by Aaron Levie, touches on Stewarts journey...
17 Apr 2015 · by Kathleen Estreich
We sat down with Elementum CEO and Box Dev speaker Nader Mikhail to get his take on building for the enterprise, company culture and more! How is building a company aimed at the enterprise different than building any other company? In enterprise software, there are two audiences: buyers and users....
12 Apr 2015 · by Percia Safar
In the latest episode of Founder Calls, Aaron Levie, Box CEO and co-founder, calls up Mikkel Svane, CEO and co-founder of Zendesk, the company that has changed the face of customer support platforms. Svane and two of his friends founded Zendesk in Copenhagen and eventually moved the company to...
03 Apr 2015 · by Brandon Savage
Congratulations. You did it! You successfully launched your product and now, among other new and exciting challenges, you have customers and users to listen to, keep happy, and to worry about. For most of us, these customers usually shake out into two buckets: An enthusiastic, vocal minority....
31 Mar 2015 · by Grant Shirk
Early on in product development, your focus is almost exclusively on balancing two things: getting to an MVP and finding product-market fit. When that happens, it’s a beautiful thing. More often than not, you find a fit with a customer or in an industry you didn’t expect. One great example of a...
29 Mar 2015 · by Percia Safar
Two weeks ago, we revealed Founder Calls, where our CEO Aaron Levie talks to CEOs, founders, and entrepreneurs that have expertise building enterprise companies.  Now, we are back with the second episode with Jeff Lawson, CEO and Co-Founder of Twilio, who is responsible for building one of the...
25 Mar 2015 · by Percia Safar
Last week, I attended the Accel APX conference on the API economy. Companies like Uber, Slack, Braintree, and Twitter shared their thoughts on building and utilizing APIs to achieve great scale. One of my favorite talks was by Adam Fitzgerald, Global Head of Developer Evangelism at AWS, who spoke...
18 Mar 2015 · by Percia Safar
We are excited to unveil a new Box podcast series, Founder Calls. In this series, our CEO Aaron Levie talks to CEOs, founders, and entrepreneurs that have expertise building enterprise companies. Founders face a unique set of challenges at each stage of growth and have to make tough decisions...
17 Mar 2015 · by Zoelle Egner
Adam Evans, co-founder and CTO of RelateIQ, is — in his own words — “a childhood nerd.” He got into enterprise software at the "unhealthy and alarmingly young age of fifteen years old”, and ever since has looked for ways to solve the real-world problems faced by teams. After a stint applying big...
26 Feb 2015 · by Percia Safar
Last week, I joined over one thousand developers at the Yahoo Mobile Developer conference. It was a packed house at the Nob Hill Masonic Center, and everyone was gathered around one mantra: mobile first. We walked away with a few lessons learned, but none bigger than the mobile opportunity for...
30 Jan 2015 · by Kathleen Estreich
In the lead up to Box Dev on April 22, 2015, we will be sharing insights from our speakers to give you a sneak peek into some of the topics they will cover at the event. To see Aaref and our lineup of expert speakers, be sure to register for Box Dev today. What’s the most disruptive product you’ve...
28 Jul 2014 · by Kathleen Estreich
In the lead up to BoxWorks in September, we will be sharing insights from our Developer Track speakers. To see Javier and our lineup of talented speakers, be sure to register today for your developer ticket.  What tool has most changed the way you work? Predictably, the answer would have to be my...
14 Jul 2014 · by Percia Safar
Building the next generation of enterprise software is no easy task. To help arm you with the tools and resources necessary to be successful, we are bringing together leading founders, developers and entrepreneurs for two days of content focused on building software to power the future of work...
22 Jun 2014 · by Kathleen Estreich
Box View enables developers to create the most elegant content experiences on the web and mobile. To showcase the interesting ways developers are integrating Box View into their applications, we have a blog series with our customers to highlight their use cases and implementations of the technology...
15 Jun 2014 · by Kathleen Estreich
Box View enables developers to create the most elegant content experiences on the web and mobile. To showcase the interesting ways developers are integrating Box View into their applications, we are kicking off a blog series with our customers to highlight their use cases and implementations of the...