I bet that you’ll find this blog funny – Tech Partnerships news 

I bet that you’ll find this blog funny – Tech Partnerships news 

Flipping-burger robots, AWS layoff protection, Walmart and Salesforce partnership, M-Files convention, memes and more!

Howdy Partners! 

McDonald’s just opened its first fully automated restaurant in Texas. While some folks are worried about robots coming for their jobs, I see this as a major win for humans. Yes, automation is everywhere now but at least you can get a burger out of it. That’s definitely a better deal that John Connor had.

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Partnership of the Week

Walmart and Salesforce shared some massive tech partnerships news yesterday. The retail giant is looking to sell more of its technology and services to other companies and sees Salesforce as the perfect partner to get more business. As Walmart Global CTO, Suresh Kumar, announced this partnership, he added that he was happy like a dog with two (re)tails.

️ A silver lining

As layoffs continue to make the headlines, here’s a good news to highlight: AWS was not impacted by Amazon’s 18.000 layoffs this week. This shows that Amazon has great hopes for what partnerships can bring to the table. Check out our Job Board and Open To Work channel for opportunities.

Can you relate?

️ New Groundwork episode

How do you pitch business opportunities or partnerships that seem impossible? Brett Orlanksi of Bango shares his experience working with celebrities like Snoop Dog in the early days of licensing in the digital world. He also talks to Tai about:

  1. What lessons he took from his days in the music business to Partnerships and BD – What’s the difference between Sales, BD and Partnerships and how they relate to one another.
  2. Transitioning from working with Monetization in the gaming industry at Virtual Greats to mobile apps at Grow Mobile.
  3. Knowing all the answers VS building a framework to find the answers that you don’t have as a manager.

Click here to view the full episode on Youtube and here to listen on Spotify or other podcast platforms.

Tacos, Sun and Partnerships

M-Files just announced that their Globar Partner Conference will be held in sunny Cancun this year. Three days of Partnerships networking and learning by the beach, what’s not to like? Early-bird registration closes today, you can save your seat here.

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