Wednesday, November 11, 2015
Technology marketers are generally early adopters of the latest digital marketing tactics. They were among the first marketers to build websites, to advertise online, to grasp search engine marketing, and most importantly to embrace social media.
So, perhaps it’s not surprising that tech marketers are among the leaders in using LinkedIn to lead their content marketing strategy. Of the top 10 most influential global brands on LinkedIn, technology companies accounted for six of the top slots, with Microsoft, Domo, IBM, Hewlett-Packard, Google, and Salesforce making the list...
Monday, November 2, 2015
As you may have seen, Domo’s CEO Josh James is one of a select group of entrepreneurs featured on the cover of Forbes’ Top Entrepreneurs of 2015 issue. While the publicity is nice, we’re most excited about how the feature article validates Domo’s mission—to reinvent business management.
Friday, October 23, 2015
A Utah startup was featured Thursday on Fortune.com for its unique way of helping female employees who are expecting children. Domo, a business analytics company based in American Fork, offers pregnant employees $2,000 in gift cards for maternity clothes.
“Pregnancy is an awkward time for your body,” Erica Bartsch, a customer reference manager at Domo and beneficiary of the policy, told Fortune. “You’re doing this wonderful and amazing thing while going through so many changes.”
Thursday, October 22, 2015
During her first pregnancy, Erica Bartsch lived in two pairs of maternity pants and rotated six different tops. “Towards the end, I thought, ‘Gosh, I hope people don’t think I’m wearing the same outfit every day.'”
Bartsch’s pregnancy wardrobe was quite different the second time around. That’s because she joined Domo, a business management platform provider, as a customer reference manager in March. And in addition to providing parental leave and a $1,000 baby bonus for new parents, the company awards moms-to-be what equates to a $2,000 shopping spree...
Wednesday, October 21, 2015
SALT LAKE CITY — BYU has quite the impressive resume.
Among its distinguished alumni, the university boasts former presidential candidate Mitt Romney and Nobel Prize laureate Paul D. Boyer.
It can also add Scott Smith, Aaron Skonnard, Dave Elkington and Josh James to the list. These four with BYU ties either founded or co-founded "unicorn" companies — startups that hit the billion-dollar mark before going public.
Friday, October 16, 2015
Whether you love or hate your boss, you probably don’t have an accurate idea of what it’s like to do his or her job over an entire day.
Business data platform Domo, which provides executives with hundreds of metrics showing the general health of their companies, recently conducted a study of what fills up CEOs’ day planners. Their findings, which sought to represent the typical day in the life of a company leader, were both exceptional and average at the same time. While these high-powered people pack their days fuller than most, just like everyone else, they’d rather...
Wednesday, October 14, 2015
Are we in the midst of a tech bubble, one that’s headed for a dot-bomb-type crash?
FORBES crunched the numbers and answered with an emphatic “no.” Sure, some of the 140 unicorns globally — the private tech companies valued at more than $1 billion — may be overvalued. That’s true in any portfolio. But most unicorns are backed by solid business models and healthy balance sheets. Many are poised to revolutionized their industries. Here are four that are disrupting digital commerce, human resources, business intelligence and customer experience...
Wednesday, October 14, 2015
The presence of so many unicorns is not necessarily a signal of heightened risk. High-growth companies are merely substituting private market capital for the public markets. And why not? Cash is plentiful, and staying private longer avoids the headaches of an IPO and the quarterly shareholder dance. In 2000 venture-backed tech companies raised $42 billion in 261 IPOs, compared with $10 billion in 53 IPOs last year. What’s more, much of the value appreciation that used to follow an IPO is now occurring before companies go public. More than 99% of Microsoft’s value was created in the public markets; for...
Saturday, September 19, 2015
This column is about finding the things you’re passionate about, finding a way to do what you love--and then actually doing it.
And if you need it, it’s also about looking for the inspiration you need to get started. With that in mind, here are 20 of the most inspiring quotes you’ll find anywhere about getting starting and building things--from people who have actually done it...
Wednesday, September 16, 2015
This curated leaderboard of private companies with post-money valuations of $1 billion or more is based on CrunchBase data. New companies are added to the list as they reach the $1 billion valuation mark. Data for companies already on the leaderboard is updated when there is a new funding or valuation. Valuations credibly reported but not officially confirmed are marked with an asterisk...