Business Wire comes on as new partner

Together with Business Wire, we’ll be providing the latest industry press releases on VentureBeat.com — just another way to help our community stay on top of the most current technology and investment trends and announcements.

Smart scaling: 3 signs you need to pivot and how to pull it off

A “pivot” can be defined as a company’s decision to shift its core purpose or business model to optimize for success. In fact, technophile and blogger Eric Ries, author of The Lean Startup, suggests that all companies have pivoted in one way or another, some at earlier stages than others. Some have blazed bold new trails while others have stuck with nuanced course corrections.