January 4, 2022
Crosslake News

Falfurrias-backed Crosslake Technologies acquires Renna Partners

Second acquisition in less than a year further promotes Crosslake’s leadership in data-powered technology advisory services CHARLOTTE, NORTH CAROLINA (Jan. 4, 2022) – Crosslake Technologies, a leader in providing data-driven technology advisory services to private equity firms and their portfolio companies, announced it has completed its second acquisition in a year with the purchase of …

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October 18, 2021
Org and Process

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 23, 2021
Podcast

PODCAST: Enabling People, Processes and Product Development

Did you know that over 95% of new products fail? Building a successful product is more than just designing it. It is important to consider the product’s competition, relative position and the product business model to create a comprehensive go-to-market plan outlining what to build and when. Join product management expert and Tachyon Solutions Founder …

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September 16, 2021
Technical Article

Improving your root cause analysis

I’m often asked to help people improve the value of their root cause analysis (RCA). Here’s my most common advice. I include a RCA process to improve your software development and advice to make your analysis more effective. Summary When determining the problem, ask why until you hit a people issue. Ask what’s the earliest …

Bill Hodghead

September 8, 2021
Podcast

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 …

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