Companies are finding it less efficient to use just one cloud platform. They’re using multi-cloud strategies to avoid vendor lock-in, reduce costs, and enjoy the best services that each provider has to offer.
We break down cloud computing technology, multi-cloud strategies, and which tech giants are challenging Amazon’s dominance in the space. Check it out here.
No managerial skills? Great, you’re promoted
The Peter Principle says that “every employee tends to rise to his level of incompetence.” It’s supposed to be a joke, but a lot of people take it seriously.
So a group of economists did some research. Using data that covers 214 firms, 53,000+ workers, and 1,500+ promotions, they found that there’s actually quite a bit of truth to the principle.
Top salespeople were often promoted to managers based on their sales performance alone — and then they made terrible managers.
Tim Harford has some ideas for how companies can avoid getting stuck with top performers who make incompetent bosses. You can find his article in The Blurb.
Sharing is caring
Microsoft wants to make it easier to share content on video and audio calls. This month, the company was granted a patent that will allow users to share files on a call without having to open another application — regardless of their device.