Defrag 2012: Goals, Metrics and Motivation 2.0: How Stats Can Make Us Better

Jeff Ma (@jeffma) on how to be a great entrepreneur--and blackjack player.

Defrag 2012: Defragging the Truth

Dave Jilk (@djilk) of Standing Cloud offers some ideas on how we get to the truth through data.

Defrag 2012: If Martha Stewart Cooked Your Culture (She’d Use This Recipe)

Atlassian's Jay Simons (@jaysimons) on the cultural ingredients for success.

Big data tools meet the real world

Pete Warden on Cassandra, fear, popularity and Big…

Philanthropy and tech startups

Social Thing and SimpleGeo founder Matt Galligan makes the case that startups have one of the most powerful assets to drive global social change: 1 percent of…

Does this come in Ruby?

Twilio’s Jeff Lawson argues “No shenanigans!” when marketing your IT product to consumers.…

Don’t pivot to death

A crash course in not killing your startup, Jordan Kretchmer of…

Big data wars

Beware of children, loose stock and snark. Tony Jewett of Avalon Consulting on corporate data…