Growth Through a Solid M & A Strategy for Long Term Success

Article headline: V-Soft Continues Growth Strategy with First International Acquisition

While growth through acquisition is nothing new to the strategy of growing business, the long term success of any M & A is the real challenge. In my experience identifying a good match to grow your business may seem obvious at first but often the ability to know the true DNA of a business being […]

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Never Stop Learning: My Executive MBA Journey

CEO Purna Veer celebrating at his graduation

I could not have fathomed the depth of learning I would receive as a result of my decision to begin the Kellogg EMBA program in 2015. While the in-class educational opportunity was more than expected the ‘out-of-the-box’ life education I received from our professors and especially my peers in the program is an experience that […]

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Is it Time for Your Supplier to Become a Partner in Disruption?

Disruption painting

It began as a simple discussion at an executive business function. I met the CEO of a fast growing national B2B service firm, we chatted about our companies, and that led to V-Soft being considered a supplier for their software development needs. What neither of us knew at that moment, is that together we’re going […]

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The Big Lie of the Technology Talent Gap?

"Truth or Lie" printed on the "Enter" button on a keyboard

With the words ‘talent gap’ becoming a buzz phrase, many journalists are taking the contrarian angle and offering that the technology talent gap isn’t real. These journalists suggest the talent gap in any given company is a result of a gap in their willingness to invest in talented people or attract STEM (science, technology, engineering, […]

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Is the Talent Gap Choking American Enterprise?

Angry office worker choking himself with his phone cord

The President of a successful company steps into the board room. Without taking an eye to her audience she furiously begins white-boarding this revolutionary idea that came to her the night before. As she places the marker down she thinks to herself, “this may be THE idea.” Turning around to an empty room she proclaims […]

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Is Customer Intimacy Prompting a Magic Quadrant Update?

Photo and quote from Sara Blakely, Billionaire founder of Spanx

Not too long ago, operational excellence was all it took to lead an industry. The likes of Wal-Mart, GE, and GM were built on the principles of operational excellence. This old school approach is being replaced by the value disciplines of product leadership and customer intimacy. This updated route to success is changing the magic, leading companies […]

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Being Thankful at the Louisville Mayor’s Breakfast

V-Soft team attending the annual mayors breakfast

I had the distinct pleasure of attending the 25th annual YMCA Mayor’s Thanksgiving Breakfast this past Tuesday and it really helped me reflect on this year’s past blessings. It was great to catch up with my fellow board members and staff of YMCA that work so hard to service the community. I wanted to share […]

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