A while back I was reading Bill and Dave (subtitled: How Hewlett and Packard built the World’s Greatest Company) by Michael Malone. He’s a great writer, and it’s an important legacy business story about corporate culture; I heartily recommend it. Being an ex-HPer, I have tremendous respect, bordering on reverence for the “HP Way”, which […]
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, […]
Organizational Structures in Software & IT Companies
So you’ve put together a hardware or software startup company. Chances are you didn’t give a lot of thought to what the next step should be in your IT or software company organizational structure development — you just wanted to bring in some revenue and find a way to keep the doors open. Or, maybe […]