Compete or get left behind

Ack! This story about Eugene Kaspersky complaining about Microsoft including antivirus software with Windows 10 touched a nerve. I had flashbacks to the litigation against Microsoft and Internet Explorer bundling in the late 1990s. Fast forward 16 years later from the browser showdown and we see that Internet Explorer is Read More …

Saying Goodbye to BlackBerry Classic Keyboard!

BlackBerry Chief Operating Officer Ralph Pini announced in a blog this week the decision to stop making the BlackBerry Classic. Pini writes that “sometimes it can be very tough to let go” but that “we will no longer manufacture BlackBerry classic.” It’s been so long since I’ve seen a BlackBerry Read More …

Rethink email attachments

Ease of use wins the day. Attaching documents to email is perhaps the most-used business workflow invention in the last 20 years. I don’t think this feature of email was intended to become so intertwined in business workflows. But it’s so easy to click, attach, and send that the procedure Read More …

Old stuff in the data center

Yesteryear. I started to call this post “Data Center Survivability”. Then my thoughts went in a different direction. Processes and procedures to make sure a data center can transition through technology and people didn’t seem as fun as “Old Data Center Stuff”. Maybe I’ll do that post another time. We Read More …