Posts Tagged ‘competition’

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Cloud World Series Awards deadline extended – there’s still a month to make your winning entry

April 8, 2015

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By Rosalind Carr, @Rosalind_at_O

Thanks to the lovely folks at the Cloud World Series Awards, you still have over a month to enter the awards- the deadline has been extended to Sunday 10th May.

Do you or your client deserve industry recognition for great achievements in your domain? Here is a quick overview of the awards to help you decide whether they could be your next great opportunity… Read the rest of this entry ?

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How are businesses using open technology?

August 17, 2012

Olivia Shannon, @Olivia_at_O

Do open technology strategies (e.g. open source, open standards, open hardware, open APIs, open data, open science) affect how businesses compete with each other?

To examine the competitive uses of open technology, tech researcher and regular CloudCamp contributor Simon Wardley is running a survey, available at https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/HCYXZVG. As Wardley suggests in his open survey request, the move to open technologies may reflect a shift in how businesses use technology to gain a competitive advantage. He writes, Read the rest of this entry ?

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Tech Trailblazers Are GO: Awards Now Open for Entries – Early-bird Deadline August 17th

July 26, 2012

Calling all innovative cloud startups: The Tech Trailblazers Awards have officially opened for entries at www.techtrailblazers.com. As we recently blogged on Countdown2CloudExpo, the Tech Trailblazers Awards present a fantastic opportunity for cloud startups to present their innovations to eminent influencers in the IT industry, with a chance to win business-development prizes and services worth thousands of dollars.

Stephen O’Donnell, chairman of the Tech Trailblazers Awards judging panel and consultant, analyst, author and blogger at The Hot Aisle, said, “Tech Trailblazers is designed for everyone to be a winner. The category leaders will deservedly get their certificates and trophies as well as significant industry recognition – they also get exclusive attention, coaching and mentoring from leading VCs and CTOs. However, all entrants, regardless of how well they do in the competition, get valuable prizes and services designed to help grow and develop their companies. Tech Trailblazers has deliberately set out to become a unique part of the startup ecosystem, helping young, job-creating businesses with growth, publicity and business development.” Read the rest of this entry ?