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081: The Path to Continuous Delivery, Nancy Van Elsacker, President, TOPdesk Software

Join us when Nancy Van Elsacker, President of TOPdesk Software, reveals how the provider of service management solutions is currently midstream on a transformational journey designed to complete the company's adoption of a subscription-based continuous delivery business model.
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What Are Your 2016 Growth Priorities? Jay Van Orden, Worldwide Supply

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My 2016 Growth Priorities: Ashish Bhutiani, CEO, Function1

What are your priorities for growing this middle-market business over the next 12 months? Ashish: One is coming up with a more hands-off way to bring people on board. As I mentioned earlier, I think one of the biggest issues is that we need to kind of pull people offline to help train newer people. […]

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080: Managing Your Growth Ambitions, Larry Mondry, CEO, Stream

As president and CEO of Stream, Larry Mondry is opening a new chapter of growth for the middle-market firm as he fuels the firm's nationwide ambitions and advances a menu of mobile offerings targeting ten times as many potential customers.    
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What Criteria Should Middle-Market Firms Use When Evaluating Payment Technologies? Bradley Matthews, U.S. Bank

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How Middle-Market Firms Are Prioritizing Their Digital Investments? Tom Stewart, Managing Director, NCMM

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079: Driving Growth By Inspiring Change, Raj Mamodia, CEO, Brillio

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Driving Growth With Deep Industry Knowledge, Bob Vormittag, President, VAI

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078: Lessening the Overseas Bite for American Manufacturers, Mark Dohnalek, CEO, Pivot International

The pitch is simple: Maximize your Internal Rate of Return (IRR) for new product development. However, the global supply chain behind the pitch is anything but simple.  Join us when Mark Dohnalek CEO, Pivot International explains why his manufacturing design firm has an edge few other middle market firms can match.
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How to Evaluate a Cyber Insurance Plan for Your Middle-Market Firm

With an increase of cyber-attacks on midsize businesses, it’s becoming more difficult to stay protected from digital threats. According to the Securities and Exchange Commission “midsize businesses are not just targets of cybercrime, they are its principal target.” Cyber insurance provides protection from online attacks like hackers, malware (i.e., viruses and ransomware), data loss and […]

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