Life is Too Short for Bad Software

Title: Life is Too Short for Bad Software
Date: 2014-10-29
Speaker: Lewis Cirne (New Relic)
Link: Entrepreneurial Thought Leaders
 
Every business is a software business. They all need their software to work.You have dreams but you also have doubts.
The very best engineers have an instinct for what people want.
Every business is a software business. They all need their software to work.
The people who build software are really the people who are changing the world in many ways.
Data is fundamental to every business decision.
Life is too short for bad software.
Your most precious asset is your time.
Make a product so easy to use that the customer can see the value without the help of a salesperson.
It is hard for a company to come out with a second act–an idea that is totally new, disruptive, and goes beyond the first idea.
When you are a solo founder it is very lonely.
Work with people that are going to bring out the best in you.
Keep recruiting your people after they come in. Check on them after three months.
You want people to feel valued.