• Okta soared 10% after blockbuster earnings, and a Wall Street analyst says the $7 billion company is becoming a real competitor to Microsoft

    7 days ago - By Business Insider

    Okta's stock closed a little over 10% on Thursday, the first full day of trading after it reported quarterly earnings and beat Wall Street's expectations.
    Okta reported a 58% revenue growth, and Alex Henderson, senior analyst at Needham & Company, says these "spectacular" results show that Okta is becoming a real competitor to Microsoft.
    Okta COO Frederic Kerrest tells us that the company's great strength is that it's neutral: It works with services from all vendors, not just Microsoft.
    On Wednesday, identity management software company Okta reported earnings, blowing away Wall Street...
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  • 50 unique gifts your mom actually wants this holiday season - for every budget

    50 unique gifts your mom actually wants this holiday season - for every budget

    7 days ago - By Chron

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    There's no one who can make you feel better after a bad day or whip up a gooey grilled cheese and tomato sandwich quite like your mom. She's always there for you, and without ever expecting a reward in return.
    So when the holidays come around, there's no better way to return the favor and make her feel special than with a thoughtfully picked gift.
    If you aren't sure what to get her this Christmas, you've found the right guide.
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  • Real Revenue Growth Impacts all Your Business's Operations

    7 days ago - By Business 2 Community

    Before Chief Revenue Officers existed, it was like business teams were heading towards the same destination but without clear lines of communication on that same journey.
    The bigger the company, the bigger the disconnect.
    The purpose of the CRO is “to align and optimize the entire customer experience with the aim of increasing revenue,” according to VentureBeat. The CRO needs to optimize the alignment of each line-of-business and the unification of their company goals.
    Within this customer experience , opportunities for maximizing revenue are found. You just need to know where to find...
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