Overheard: Word of the Day:

November, 2007


November 13, 2007  3:44 AM

Overheard: Open Handset Alliance



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Android, Linux, Mobile, Technology, Telecom

john_forsyth.jpg "About every three months this year there has been a mobile Linux initiative of some sort launched. It's a...

November 13, 2007  2:31 AM

Overheard: What IBM thinks about the future of advertising



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
CRM, IBM, Marketing, Technology

1.gif The next 5 years will hold more change for the advertising industry than the previous 50...


November 13, 2007  2:04 AM

Overheard: Leaving Microsoft for Google? No cake for you!



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Google, Microsoft Windows, Technology

tim_faulkner.jpg "Anyone leaving Redmond for Google is a threat. Not because they'll scurry around collecting company...


November 13, 2007  1:23 AM

Overheard: The Sandbox is not child’s play



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Blogging, Technology

the-sandbox.gif "I didn't write this to become famous; it was just to capture what I was going through." Sgt. Troy...


November 12, 2007  11:47 AM

Overheard: I didn’t know if I would like the Army. Turns out, it was the kick in the butt I needed.



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
military tech, Technology

michelle-murphy.jpg "I work as a movement controller for helicopters. I help coordinate all the...


November 10, 2007  5:23 PM

Overheard: There are going to be areas of your business where the very last thing you want is creativity



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
innovation, Technology

carr.jpg "Creative people are great, but creativity tends to be a messy process. There are going to be...


November 9, 2007  12:14 PM

Overheard: Enterprise-level beta testing not easy



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Quality control, Technology

ronmarkezich.jpg "From that day forward we said we will not ship a product that we sell to the enterprise until we run our...


November 9, 2007  10:31 AM

Overheard: Origins of dogfooding a product or service



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Quality control, Technology

Lorne Green's famous Alpo campaign -- "It's so good, I use it myself." In the TV commercials he would hold up a perfectly marbled sirloin steak before the camera. lorne_green.jpg


November 8, 2007  5:24 AM

Overheard: Stuart Scott is no longer with the company



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
CIO, Microsoft Windows

stuart-scott.jpg Microsoft's confirmation, and the timing of


November 8, 2007  5:13 AM

Overheard: Cone of silence is tempting, but illegal



Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Mobile, Technology, Telecom

matt_richtel.jpg "The jamming technology works by sending out a radio signal so powerful that...


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