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Welcome back - and a Happy New Year from all the Business of Software team. We have lots of exciting activities planned for 2017, including our live events and a full program of online AMAs with some brilliant guests.

Exciting news and Congrats for Trello

Trello, which launched its software management tool business in 2011, has been acquired by Atlassian, The Trello brand is a great match for Atlassian's portfolio. Find out more here and watch the video of Trello's CEO Michael Pryor interviewed at BoS USA.
 

Ask Me Anything Online Hangouts - with Alex Osterwalder, Peldi, Bridget Harris

We have two excellent sets of hangout guests to start the year

Tomorrow - Alex Osterwalder, discussing Business Culture, 12th January 2017 at 17:00 GMT

Alex is the highly regarded author of 'Business Model Generation' and 'Value Proposition Design', Founder of Strategyzer, software entrepreneur and popular BoS speaker - you can watch his previous BoS talk- "How to Design Organisational Culture" here. 
Is your business culture helping or hindering your business? How can you change it? Find out more from Alex, who will be online tomorrow, 12 January at 17.00 GMT.
Register here and join Business Culture Hangout with Alex Osterwalder.


Next up it's Bridget Harris and Peldi discussing Remote Working. 25th January at 17:00 GMT.

Remote working is a hot topic, especially for startups and businesses with distributed teams. How do you manage remote staff? How do you make this work in practice? Do join guests Bridget Harris, of YouCanBookMe and Peldi of Balsamiq for their top tips and an open discussion on remote working and more.
Register and join the hangout with Bridget and Peldi here

New London Venue for Business of Software Europe - 5th and 6th June 2017

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Make a note in your diary for the Business of Software Europe Conference which will take place on 5th and 6th June. We are excited to announce our new venue is the funky Rich Mix creative space in the artistic and innovative area of East London. Rich Mix has a boutique and very plush cinema thoughtfully decked out in BoS's colours!
Don't miss our special New year offer - a small number of tickets are available at the very special, pre-speaker announcement rate of £595 ex VAT - less than half the on- the-door price.

And tickets are selling already for Business of Software USA, don't miss out on our special pre-speaker rate BoS USA pre-speaker announcement rate $1500.
 

Speakers - BoS Needs You for both Europe and USA

We've posted a call for speakers page and guidelines of how to apply to speak at Business of Software Conference. Please apply here.

To see our previous speakers in action, the videos our attendees produced at BoS 2016 are available online, find out why they think agile sucks and more on our blog. As ever, below is our collection of the best of tech you need to know about this week, but you're too busy to search for.
 

Interesting Stuff Curated for Ridiculously Busy Tech People

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We wish you a very happy and prosperous New Year!

Mark Littlewood
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