Gartner provides obscurantist research analysis and reports for IT professionals.
Over the years they have been consistently wrong:
– They recommended IT managers to choose OS2 over windows
– In September 2001 they recommended that companies using Microsoft IIS for web hosting should switch to alternative products in light of increasing Internet worm attacks
Continue reading Gartner got it all wrong again on the iPhone
Apple is as hot topic in the business these days because of the Iphone. Apple’s innovation success is on the front page of The Economist July 9th edition.
The Economist retains 4 lessons from apple:
- Innovation can come from outside. In the case of Apple, the GUI (graphical user interface) was invented at the Xerox Park by a group that included Larry Tesler who later went to Apple to work on the Apple Lisa and the Mac. The Ipod OS (operating system) was designed by Pixo, an external firm. To do so, making a Continue reading Apple, Steve Jobs, Innovation and Iphone