A Business Lesson from Ashley Madison

The Ashley Madison fiasco has died down somewhat, and companies are beginning to invest huge sums on hacker proofing their online presence. But that’s not the issue I learnt from the scandal. The head of Ashley Madison, a guy called Noel Biderman was an entrepreneur who discovered a money making angle. Whether you believe in his business model or not, it made money. But he was not a coder, couldn’t distinguish his C++ from his PHP. So hired coders and programmers to create the website front end. As a result…

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