Posts Tagged ‘Microsoft’

Technology companies stand up to cyberwarfare

While most of the cybersecurity headlines talk about personal security, we can’t forget that governments continue to play a dangerous game of cyberwarfare. However, many leading technology companies aren’t standing by and letting their technology be used by rogue governments for cyberwarfare activities. Microsoft and Facebook, among many others, recently announced that they would not…

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What’s happened to class?

As we all know, the only constant in the world is change.  During periods of change we all go through natural cycles of resistance, denial and ultimately everyone moves on and accepts the new reality. Maybe it has something to do with the speed that news travels via the Web and social media, but class…

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Can innovation survive when companies grow?

Living in the world of high tech means, at least to me, that we play by a different set of rules. Many tech companies are seen as innovative, strategic and forward-thinking, while others are clumsy, slow and reactionary. I started thinking about this issue after I read a recent Op Ed in the New York…

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Know when it’s time to hit the reset button

Nothing lasts forever.  Not even cash cows. In the fast moving technology world, standing still with old technology is a sure recipe for failure. Or as an old boss used to say, you can put lipstick on the pig, but it’s still a pig. Unfortunately, there are way too many examples of companies that once…

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