Category: Resources

October 18, 2021

Reporting structure for high-performance product teams

Successful product teams drive innovation by receiving input from a variety of stakeholders, including sales, marketing and clients — and in many organizations, the product management team reports to the CTO. While this arrangement is efficient for early-stage companies that undergo frequent strategy pivots, it may cause significant issues as the company grows, including: Lack …

Austin Rowan

September 8, 2021

PODCAST: Maximizing ROI with Exit Prep and Sell-Side Due Diligence

According to Refinitiv data, the total value of pending and completed deals announced in 2021 has already touched $3.6 trillion year-to-date, surpassing the full-year tally of $3.59 trillion in 2020. The high volumes of transactions — 24% higher, year over year — shows private capital funding is flowing toward companies of all sizes. Strategic investors …

OpTeam Crosslake

August 12, 2021

PODCAST: Demystifying Cybersecurity — Tips, Trends, and Strategy

Over the last two decades, private equity firms have doubled down on their cybersecurity investments, and it’s easy to see why. Last year broke all prior records related to data loss and cyberattacks. In addition, machine learning (ML) and artificial intelligence (AI) have upped the sophistication of threats. From costly data breaches to paralyzing malicious …

OpTeam Crosslake

June 24, 2021

PODCAST: Unlock the Value of Cloud and Drive Enterprise Adoption

The cloud has become integral to modernizing IT environments and enabling the digital transformation of companies, large and small. A large-scale move to the cloud isn’t a simple lift and shift of applications and data from between platforms. It’s a complex endeavor that requires companies to build new capabilities. Listen to the podcast here.

OpTeam Crosslake

September 22, 2020

Successful adoption and change management

As organizations pivot to new realities — refining business models, adopting new technologies and adjusting to changing competitive landscapes — software teams are tasked with taking on a new vision and transforming the way they do business. “The best plans of mice and men often go awry.” Ensuring business continuity while in crisis management mode …

Russ Albright

June 16, 2020

Addressing COVID-19 cybersecurity risks

It’s been a few months since the COVID-19 virus has changed the way we live and work. While we seem to be over the peak and things are beginning to re-open slowly but surely, there is no certainty regarding a second wave. We also don’t know what the “new normal” may look like both in …

Rocky Vienna

June 12, 2020

3 reasons why your SMB needs a fractional CISO

A witch’s brew of globalization, disruptive technology and regulatory compliance has created new challenges for business executives. Never before has information technology been so integral to a company’s success and outright survival. From emerging to mid-size companies, having a part-time CIO serve on your executive management team is the most effective way to leverage the knowledge …

Rocky Vienna

May 20, 2020

Improve your bottom line with machine learning

Overview Machine learning (ML) promises excellent advantages to companies in cost savings, increased accuracy and faster processing. But like any good idea, its benefits can only come to fruition in the right environment, with the right resources and support. Benefits of machine learning Machine learning technologies can dramatically improve a company’s bottom line, increasing revenues …

Brian Conte

April 22, 2020

The catalyst for transformation

Overnight, COVID-19 fundamentally changed the way we work. During this unique time, many organizations have had to adapt to distributed work environments quickly. While trends have long indicated the future of work would be remote, leveraging the cloud and the shelter-in-place orders around the world forced firms to adapt overnight. The change that was anticipated …

Russ Albright

April 7, 2020

Pivoting to new realities with cost optimization and digital revolution: Unveiling quick savings and wins

We have all been thrust into a new reality that has forced change into hyperdrive.  This new and unexpected disruption is accelerating the need to think through our cost structures and develop and adopt more innovative digital solutions.   Our systems need to do more. Connect faster. Be more reliable. All at a reduced cost. …

OpTeam Crosslake

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