Chris Welker

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Driverless AI is the latest product from aimed at lowering the barrier to making data science work in a corporate context. The tool assists non-technical employees with preparing data, calibrating parameters and determining the optimal algorithms for tackling specific business problems with …

Machine Learning

Three cloud tech experts break down the emerging world of microservices and serverless computing

The enormous impact that containers have had on modern software development is starting to produce new ways of thinking about application …


This Is the Kind of Mentor You Should Look For If You Want to Advance Your Career |

<b>Editor’s note:</b> Jordan Kasteler's articles have been removed from the archive because his relationship with Inc. has been terminated.

Machine Learning

The Future of Your Car — and No, It's Not Google or Tesla or Uber

Spencer Richardson wants to spare you the aggravation of looking for a parking spot — and offer you the luxury of having your car delivered to you — …

San Francisco

Quench your thirst for tech with these refreshingly good newsletters

Tech is exciting and awesome, but it’s also incredibly fast. You want to stay up to date on what is happening in the thrilling world of technology (that’s why you read TNW), but sometimes you just can’t get enough.<p>One of the easiest ways to keep up and learn about various news, thoughts, and …

Andreessen Horowitz

The 7 True Trailblazers Leading the Way in Artificial Intelligence Research

Who is leading in AI research among big players like IBM, Google, Facebook, Apple and Microsoft? <i>originally appeared on</i> Quora: <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world</i>.<p>Answer <b>by</b> Eric Jang, Research Engineer at Google Brain, on …

Artificial Intelligence

The 18 hottest enterprise startups of 2017, according to how investors value them

For that we turned to Pitchbook, the website that tracks financial investments. Pitchbook sifted through its vast database to uncover the 383 startups that received funding so far in 2017 and that sell products or services to businesses, aka enterprise startups.<p>We chose a metric called a "valuation …


How Do You Build a Growth-Focused Company From the Ground up?

As Guy Kawasaki said, "Ideas are easy. Implementation is hard."<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>So, you’re ready to start a company: You have a great product or service you think people will love, and you’re ready to dive in. There’s just one problem: Where do you …


This Serial Internet Entrepreneur Explains How to Find Your Core Message

Scott Duffy and Alan Taylor sit down with Summer Felix to talk about success in business.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Summer Felix has been in internet marketing “since internet happened.” Her unique ability to connect with anyone and take on his or her voice led her …


7 things a good boss does every day

While the perfect boss — like the perfect person — may not exist, "good" bosses do.<p>For those managers who haven't yet grasped the behaviors exhibited by their more venerated leadership colleagues, read on.<p>The following seven tips provide insights on how you can become a good boss, too:


Maybe They're Born With It: 10 Qualities That Make Great Leaders |

"What makes a great leader" just might be the eighth wonder of the world. There's no cookie cutter formula to it, as some leaders are lauded for things like understanding emotional intelligence while others are hyper-productive with their day. In yet, after years and years of studying it, we've …


Why It's Important to Handle Your Low Performers Quickly |

One of the toughest jobs in leadership can be dealing with poor performers.<p>It's never easy, and it's rarely pleasant, for either party.<p>But if you don't deal with them, and deal with them quickly, it can not only be bad for teams performance but also bad for your reputation too.<p>Here are three …


Sizing up the cloud wars: Three Seattle VCs break down the competition between Amazon Web Services, Microsoft, and Google

When it comes to the public cloud, there are three companies at the forefront of everyone’s mind: Amazon Web Services, Microsoft, and Google. How do …

Invisible unicorns: 35 big companies that started with little or no money

Venture capital is a hell of a drug, and it’s possible to overdose on VC, but for most founders that is a champagne problem. More often the question investors hear is “how do I get a VC to back my startup?” These founders aren’t worried about how overcapitalization will make their IPO prospects …


Technology Optimists Vs. Pessimists

According to techno-optimists, we're on the verge of an inflection point where technological innovation is accelerating.<p>Techno-pessimists like Robert …

Microsoft confirms Cloudyn acquisition, sources say price is between $50M and $70M

Back in April, we began hearing that Microsoft was in the process of buying Israeli cloud startup Cloudyn, a company that helps customers manage their cloud billing across multiple clouds. It’s taken a while to work through the terms, but today Microsoft finally made it official.<p>Sources tell …

Venture Capital

The 7 Core Principles Every Leader Needs--and the 1 You Can't Live Without |

The oft-neglected next step is to define a clear set of core principles to guide the execution of your vision and mission. They are especially necessary when the going gets tough and values seem to be in conflict.<p>Whether you call them commandments, pillars, or habits, your core principles guide …


7 Bad Habits You Need to Kill to Be a Better Leader |

Just about any leader or entrepreneur who's ever failed at some point understands the importance of inviting feedback.<p>Yes, it's powerful because gaining new perspective and wisdom from, perhaps, someone further down the path of success, helps you develop something else: Self-awareness.<p>You see, with …


Know When -- and What -- to Give Up in Order to Move Forward

Giving up is often looked down upon but can be your key to success.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It’s likely that you’ve seen this meme pop up in your Facebook feed from time to time: A mugshot of Winston Churchill, with his characteristic bow tie and cigar, rallying …

Business Strategy

The 5 C's of Great Leaders |

<i>By Kirsten Blakemore Edwards (@KirstenBeMe), MA CPCC, Consultant at Partners In Leadership</i><p>Upward movement is a challenge, especially for women competing to ascend the ranks in a male-dominated company. Instead of fighting so hard to get to the top, there's another approach to becoming a great …


As Uber Stumbles, Lyft Sees an Opening, and Bites Its Tongue

John Zimmer, the co-founder and president of Lyft, wants you to know that he is not — I repeat, <i>not</i> — happy about the chaos that is enveloping Uber, his fiercest rival in the ride-sharing market. There will be no corks popped at Lyft’s San Francisco headquarters over the sudden, stunning downfall of …