Dallas Innovates spoke with ActiveOps’ CEO about the company’s future—including its new Dallas headquarters. With the post-deal dust beginning to settle, how OpenConnect’s technology and the Dallas location fit into ActiveOps’ strategy is becoming clearer.
Every year since 1928 at exactly 15:00 GMT on the 24th December the most amazing thing happens. The voice of a solo choirboy singing the opening lines of the Christmas carol. It’s estimated that millions of listeners tune in to hear the Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols from King’s College, Cambridge. How can we use our voices to better tell the real story of service operations? By Stuart Pugh – Head of Customer Success – ActiveOps
There was a time when I seemed to be the youngest person in any meeting. Now, I’m the oldest. The transition happened in an instant; there was no middle ground. A bit like an electron that could be at point A or point B but never between A and B, I had quantum jumped from bright young thing to grumpy old ops head in the blink of an eye. By Stuart Pugh – Head of Customer Success –
The ActiveOps Group Headquarters are in Reading, UK. Think Apple’s Cupertino Campus scaled down with all the nice bits removed and you’ve got it. On joining ActiveOps, I found to my horror that the Gentlemen’s toilets were equipped with three wash basins and only one soap dispenser. By Stuart Pugh – Head of Customer Success – ActiveOps
W. Edwards Deming famously said, “Without data you are just another person with and opinion”. He also is reported to have said “In God we trust, all others bring data”. ,So, it is perhaps not surprising that he is often attributed (incorrectly) with saying one of the most famous management quotes of them all: “If you can’t measure it, you can’t manage it.” – Wrong! , By Neil Bentley – Non Executive Director and Co-Founder – ActiveOps