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    Robert Smith talks tech investing, the future of blockchain, and talent development at SuperReturn International

    Vista Founder and CEO Robert Smith delivered a keynote at SuperReturn International 2019 in Berlin where he discussed Vista's singular software and tech-enabled focus, the rise of new technologies such as blockchain, and talent development with LinkedIn's Devin Banerjee. Read More
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    Kansas City Schools Strengthen Data Sharing with Social Service Agencies

    Social Solutions landed a key partnership with Kansas City Public Schools in an initiative that will leverage data to forge closer cooperative relationships between schools and social service agencies. Social Solutions expects to sign additional school systems and expand the program to more cities across the United States. Read More
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    Finastra Business Expands with Fintech Disruption

    It is normally banks that are disrupted by fintechs and forced to change. But Finastra, a large financial services IT supplier created when two long established firms merged in 2017, has transformed itself as a result of the fintech revolution to support fintechs rather than compete with them. Read More
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    100 Best Places to Work in Austin in 2019

    Built in Austin announced its 100 Best Places to Work for in Austin, including current and former Vista portfolio companies Forcepoint, Lithium, LogicMonitor, Mitratech, Ping Identity, SecureLink, Social Solutions, and Spredfast. Built In Austin’s “Best Places to Work” list rates companies based on their employer benefits and employee submitted compensation data. Read More
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    Automated Insights: The Pioneer in Delivering Natural Language Generation Technology to the Masses

    Originally founded to serve the sports industry by generating sporting event recaps and personalized fantasy football narratives, Automated Insights soon realized there was a need across multiple industries for its self-service natural language generation platform. A subset of artificial intelligence, Automated Insight’s natural language generation platform transforms structured data into clear, insightful narratives. The company now serves clients and partners spanning over 50 industries in more than 20 languages. Read More
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    TIBCO Humanizes Data Analytics, 'Citizen Engineering' Goes One-Louder

    TIBCO’s innovative A(X) Experience for its Spotfire product combines AI-driven analytics software with agile data exploration, natural language processing, machine learning recommendations, model-based authoring, and native support for real-time streaming data. Read More
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    Forcepoint CEO: As Your Company Grows, Don't Lose Sight of Its Culture

    Forcepoint CEO Matt Moynahan discusses the importance of ensuring a supportive and inclusive work environment during periods of growth. Read More
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    The SaaS Report’s Top 50 SaaS CEOs of 2018

    The SaaS Report announced its Top 50 SaaS CEOs of 2018, including Reggie Aggarwal of Cvent, Amy Zupon of Vertafore, and Colin Day of iCIMS. The SaaS Report team received nearly 5,000 nominations and selected CEOs based on detailed reviews from employees and industry colleagues as well as evaluated each across key areas including integrity, intelligence, energy, company culture, and company growth. Read More
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    Cvent’s CEO on the Future of Event Experience

    Cvent CEO Reggie Aggarwal discusses the company’s tools, platforms, and data spectrum as well as pressure across the events marketplace to develop the next generation of tools that enhance event experiences. Read More
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    To Recruit Students, Colleges Turn to Corporate-Marketing Playbook

    Houston Baptist University hired higher-education consulting firm EAB to analyze a vast consumer database aiming to identify potential applicants the same way retailers find shoppers. Read More
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    Robert F. Smith's Path From Goldman Sachs

    Before founding Vista Equity Partners, Robert F. Smith was Goldman Sachs' first technology M&A banker. Appearing on an episode of "The David Rubenstein Show: Peer-to-Peer Conversations," Robert shared his career background leading up to the inception of Vista and details on the company's focus to implement operational best practices at software companies. Watch Here
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    Forcepoint Puts Humans At The Center Of Security

    How do you monitor human activity within your organization while still protecting each individual's privacy? Forcepoint has an approach to monitoring behavior within an organization that protects the privacy of individuals by ensuring its technology works as part of a larger, human-centric system. Read More
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    Marketo Doubling Team In Australia As Demand For Transparency Drives Growth

    Marketo’s April acquisition of Bizible was a catalyst for growth in the Australian market. As a result, Marketo plans to double its 55-person staff in Australia before 2020. Read More
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    Finastra Develops An Open Platform For Banking Apps

    Finastra’s FusionFabric.cloud platform is helping banks develop and deploy software. The platform provides a place where companies large and small can work together on innovative software, speed up development, and improve customer experiences. Read More
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    More Complaints at Corporate Hotlines Prove Correct

    According to a recent benchmarking report by NAVEX Global, 44 percent of claims made to employee hotlines proved to be true. This increase in substantiated reports is an indicator of maturing company programs. Read More
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    Year in Review

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