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Books I consumed in 2017

Erik Bernhardsson

My 2017 music consumption was fairly label-centric. The chasm between a general like McChrystal and Rommel is pretty striking as a top-down ivory tower style management vs a decentralized bottom up approach. There’s some interesting things to learn from both perspectives. Stuff I listened to.

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Salesforce to acquire Airkit.ai, a low-code platform for building AI customer service agents

TechCrunch

Founded in 2017, Redwood City, California-based Airkit was created by Adam Evans and Stephen Ehikian, who sold a previous big data startup called RelateIQ to Salesforce for $390 million […] Salesforce has announced plans to acquire Airkit.ai, a low-code platform that helps e-commerce companies build AI-powered customer service agents.

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Books I consumed in 2017

Erik Bernhardsson

My 2017 music consumption was fairly label-centric. The chasm between a general like McChrystal and Rommel is pretty striking as a top-down ivory tower style management vs a decentralized bottom up approach. There’s some interesting things to learn from both perspectives. Stuff I listened to.

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Online pet goods retailer Chewy lays off 200+ employees

TechCrunch

Chewy, the online pet supplies company that sold to PetSmart in 2017 for $3.35 billion, but then split off a few years later, is the latest company to undergo layoffs, TechCrunch has learned.

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Monetizing Analytics Features: Why Data Visualizations Will Never Be Enough

Think your customers will pay more for data visualizations in your application? Five years ago they may have. But today, dashboards and visualizations have become table stakes. Discover which features will differentiate your application and maximize the ROI of your embedded analytics. Brought to you by Logi Analytics.

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Salesforce acquires automated commission management platform Spiff

TechCrunch

Founded in 2017, Spiff serves up a low-code interface designed to make it easy for businesses to create a sales compensation plan that automatically updates based on personnel meeting their pre-agreed targets. […] © 2023 TechCrunch. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

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Top Change Articles from 2017 at Enclaria

Change Starts Here

The following are the most popular posts of 2017 at the Enclaria blog. Another year is coming to a close! Which were your favorites, and what did you miss? Thank you for reading and sharing! What topics would you like to see covered next year? Please reply in the comments. Two Ways to Overcome Your […].