Breaking News
Blog

Taking Bored Out of Board Meetings

NO RATINGS
View Comments: Threaded | Newest First | Oldest First
Susan Rambo
User Rank
Author
a good series
Susan Rambo   4/29/2014 12:45:26 AM
NO RATINGS
Thanks for this series on business 101 for startups. It's likely many readers will start their own company, considering how inventive engineers are, so it's helpful to learn some basics plus get the lowdown

Michel Courtoy
User Rank
Author
Re: a good series
Michel Courtoy   4/29/2014 1:59:38 PM
NO RATINGS
You are welcome, Susan.  It is a privilege to be able to share this information through EETimes. Thanks.

barunkd
User Rank
Author
Virtual Board Meeting
barunkd   5/26/2014 8:40:54 AM
NO RATINGS
Hi Michel,

It is a really nice insight about having a meaningful board meeting, but the tips are relevant for face to face board meeting. It will be really helpful if you can provide some insight on how to conduct a virtual board meetings. This will be very relevant for the companies (like those in India) where CEO and board members are far located and face to face board meeting is not possible due to cost

Regards,

Barun

 

Michel Courtoy
User Rank
Author
Re: Virtual Board Meeting
Michel Courtoy   5/27/2014 5:55:07 PM
NO RATINGS
Barun - Your situation is indeed not unusual and getting more common.  In fact, 4:00am Board meetings are a regular occurence for me.  In general, my recommendations outlined in the blog still apply: preparation (i.e. materials sent in advance) and logisitics should be well tuned.  When dealing with cross continent and cross cultural relationships in Board, it is critical to emphasize communications beyond the boundaries of Board meetings.  This could reaching out on a regular basis over the phone to the distant Board member.  I would also advise taking advantage of business travel to visit the 'remote' Board members.

Good luck.

Michel

More Blogs
Today's characterization tools offer a very good solution for extracting the best performance out of an ASIC/SoC for any specified PVT operating conditions.
The 5G cellular network -- one application expected to benefit from higher bandwidth -- will get a lot of attention at IMS.
A team from IBM & ETH, Zurich, have put normally unwanted stochastic effects to good use. Making use of the fact that phase change devices are able to offer a more accurate representation of biological systems than perhaps any other solid state device.
To get the right measurements of ESD pulses, you need to correctly set trigger levels and maximize the oscilloscope's ADC dynamic range as possible.
In this teardown, see what you get when you spend $10 on a tiny drone.

Datasheets.com Parts Search

185 million searchable parts
(please enter a part number or hit search to begin)
Like Us on Facebook
EE Times on Twitter
EE Times Twitter Feed