Windows Phone 7 Series – Finally, Microsoft gets it!
There’s a Turkish proverb that says – “No matter how far you have gone down the wrong road – turn back!” That’s Microsoft for you in the mobile device business. For several years, I have voiced my frustrations to my friends in Redmond (disclaimer – I spend quite a bit of time with Microsoft on marketing capability development) about how Windows Mobile was trying to be “Windows on a mobile device” and failing miserably at it. For a simple reason. A mobile device is NOT a small
Do Leopards Change their Spots?
A few weeks ago, I gave a keynote speech to the global marketing team at Cisco Systems. In my talk, I made a provocative observation. I noted that Cisco has acquired several B2C (business-to-consumer) companies including Linksys and Pure Digital (makers of the elegant Flip camcorder). Further, Cisco has other interesting products like Internet phones that are relevant for consumers. Finally, John Chambers has identified the home market as the “next big frontier” for Cisco. Bu
I am disturbed by evanescence. I am disquieted by ephemerality. I am disconcerted by expediency. I am bewildered by instability I am befuddled by inconsistency I am bemused by infidelity #poetry