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Resistance to work from home exposes an inability to manage by objectives

Management resistance to work from home exposes an inability to achieve business goals via management by objectives. Throughout the pandemic of 2020 news articles have reported on the reluctance of many businesses to shift work from physical offices to employees Read more ›

Exploitation and Exploration – a Modern Spin on Hunters and Farmers

In their book Lead and Disrupt: How to Solve the Innovator’s Dilemma, Charles A. O’Reilly (Professor of Organizational Behavior at Stanford Graduate School of Business) and Michael Tushman present a number of case studies of “ambidextrous” managers running organizations built Read more ›

What is prompting interest in Altera from Intel?

This last week the Wall Street Journal published an article written by Dana Mattioli, Dana Cimilluca, and Don Clark about Intel® and Altera®. The topic was Intel’s public expression of more than a passing interest in Altera from the perspective Read more ›

Microsoft takes three steps worth some thought by anyone following this mature ISV

In late February, 2015, Microsoft announced 3 changes in components of its business worth some thought by anyone with an interest in this mature ISV. On February 20, 2015 Dan Kedmey wrote about Microsoft’s acquision of Acompli for the Time Read more ›

Microsoft lowers the volume on its Mobile First Cloud First clarion call at least for SharePoint

In the aftermath of SPTechCon Austin, and a number of announcements from Microsoft, not the least of which being the planned debut of SharePoint 2016, later this year, it is safe to say the volume on “mobile first, cloud first” Read more ›

Lessons learned from Microsoft’s Q2 2015 Earnings Report

In the aftermath of Microsoft’s Q2 FY 2015 earnings conference call and webcast, it is clear a number of well respected Wall Street Analysts–including Rick Sherlund of Nomura Securities–have re-calibrated their future earnings expectations for the company. Sherlund now has Read more ›

Microsoft’s Q2 FY 15 webcast adds some form to the target market for Hololens and word of a formal end to the Windows XP refresh cycle

During Microsoft’s Q2 FY 15 webcast, Satya Nadella alluded to Windows 10 Universal Apps, and their usefulness for average consumers of Microsoft’s recently debuted Hololens “alternative reality/AR” headset computer. So Microsoft clearly intends to promote the Hololens to the consumer Read more ›