By Naomi Bloom on November 20, 2009
Do you know the story of MSA (Management Sciences America)? That once proud business applications software vendor dominated the market for financial systems in the early 80’s, when it was the largest such software vendor by far. By 1991, it had been relegated to the software graveyard. And if you read about it’s flamboyant, larger than life CEO, […]
By Jeff Nolan on November 19, 2009
AOL’s strategy, the latest new one, is to shift away from being an ISP to being a “next generation publishing” entity. Without parsing what it means to be “next generation” when you are doing what Yahoo has been doing for years, this sounds like a reasonable strategy but the anchor that weighs it down is […]
By Jeff Nolan on October 26, 2009
Interesting times we live in… the UAW is finding itself increasingly at odds with it’s members over the negotiated but not yet approved Ford labor agreement.
On Sunday, 92 percent of workers at Ford’s Kansas City Assembly Plant voted against proposed contract changes. The vote there came after a stormy meeting at nearby Winnetonka […]