By now most of you have at least heard that Microsoft has announced a long rumored major reorganization of the company. It was announced in a company-wide email from CEO Steve Ballmer. Let me say first of all that I think Mr. Ballmer takes an inordinate amount of grief. I also think that he has […]
Strategic Implications of the Google-Motorola Mobility Deal
The big question is why is Google doing this? Media reports and analysis of the potential deal has been all over the map. Much speculation has centered on the real value being in the large Motorola patent portfolio, to help defend Android against lawsuits. There has been other commentary which points to the possibility of […]
What Happens to Apple after Steve Jobs?
I’ve written several times on Steve Jobs and Apple, one of the most fascinating companies and executives that we’ve seen in the history of high technology. I don’t mean to make this a morbid article; the current (and now long-running) speculation on Steve Job’s health has been well-documented. I hope that Mr. Jobs is fine, […]
Steve Jobs, the iPhone and Apple Strategy – have we seen this story before?
Apple computer and its red-hot iPhone have dominated the business news recently. By all accounts, with good reason. I haven’t had the opportunity to play around with an iPhone yet, but the early reviews have been very positive. Initial interest demand has been high, especially given the usual amount of mystery and intrigue woven by […]