KPIs and Benchmarks

I’m a participant on a finance orientated Slack Channel.  There are 3,700 participants, obviously not all active and of those who are active I’d say the majority are in the SaaS game. One of the questions that keep popping up is like this, “Hi Everyone, was wondering if anyone had a source of B2B SAAS […]

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Diversity Hiring? Be careful…

Just read an interesting posting on LinkedIn.  The post centered around what is legal and illegal during the hiring and recruitment phase vis a vis Diversity hiring. The question was “Is it still illegal to ask a candidate for employment for his/her race to determine if the person is “diverse” and can apply for a […]

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NFTs and Blockchain, is it worth it?

I went to an NFT event the other week. I learned a great deal from knowledgeable people about the NFT marketplace, and blockchain. Initial Opinion Before I went to this event, my opinion about Crypto (a giant Ponzi scheme) and NFTs were the same. You’re buying a piece of digital something (a non-tangible item) with […]

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Why one should never go into business

A recent LinkedIn discussion shows why there are people who should never go into business or give business advice. A “self-described Entrepreneur” posted about a disturbing trend. He was correct, it is disturbing, but nothing new. The trend was predatory “VC’s,” who offer limited dollars for exorbitant equity. These swindles are nothing new, as usurious […]

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Culture, Diversity, and Inclusion

Is it all encompassing? I have noted with increased frequency the use of these buzz words; Culture, Diversity, and Inclusion; populating both the media and individual writings found on social media. Culture, Diversity, and Inclusion appear in poll after poll, article after article. These words claim the terms as used are the reasoning behind the […]

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On the spate of Mass Shootings

Yesteryear When I was in grade school, in the middle of the Cold War, we had air raid drills. We were taught to duck under our desks. I always thought (and I think I did back then) that it was absurd, if a bomb (and if it was an Atomic Bomb), what was my desk […]

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An open message to Sundar Pichai, CEO of Google.

Mr. Pichai, It would seem my private email server has been assigned a less than stellar reputation due to my error (ok, stupidity). The domain/IP address of my server had, for a brief time, an incorrectly configured DKIM record. I send one message to a mailing list of approx. 20,000 names, once a week. About […]

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Dun & Bradstreet – seven years later, still has bad data

Dateline: June 2015 In June of 2015 I wrote a blog titled “Dun & Bradstreet – Would you trust their data?  In that article I discussed all the erroneous information D&B had about me and my associations with different companies. Dateline: April 2022 On April 12th, 2022, I did another search on Corporationwiki. Interesting, how […]

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