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Déprimant

Pour ceux que ça intéresse, l’assemblée générale du cefrio approche et cette année sera suivie d’une table ronde qui me déprime particulièrement. Les TI rendent possible la réalisation de gains de productivité et d’innovations structurantes dans l’ensemble des sphères d’activité. … Continue reading

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Twitter’s new Terms of Service

So after taking in $160M in VC funding, I guess Twitter’s management is starting to feel pressure to generate more revenue.  I’d previously discussed the “product vs. feature” issue, in the context of Facebook vs. Zynga, here. Twitter’s new terms … Continue reading

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Behind the scenes

Over the last three years my partners at Montreal Start Up and I have been meeting regularly with government officials, members of the academic and business communities and pretty much anyone else who’d listen, in order to make them aware … Continue reading

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Dave McClure : contenant et contenu.

Lorsqu’on demande aux gens qui y étaient leur impression de StartupCamp Montréal 6, la première chose qu’ils mentionnent c’est Dave McClure. Son allocution, animé pour en dire le moins et bien garni de jurons, n’a laissé personne indifférent. (On voit … Continue reading

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The Wisdom of Carl Mercier

A few months ago while presenting at a Montreal Ruby gathering, Carl Mercier touched on the topic of building a product vs. building a feature. The point he was trying to make is that if you are merely a feature … Continue reading

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