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What Should HP Do?

The news out of Palo Alto isn’t good. Now, that won’t exactly come as a shock to most observers, as HP has been flat for some time. But CEO Meg Whitman yesterday acknowledged that the pain will intensify before the … Continue reading

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Thoughts for the New Year

Folks, I thought I would post a few short thoughts as the new year begins.┬áHere it goes: 1. A billion hours ago the Stone Age was the future, a billion minutes ago Caesar ruled Rome, a billion seconds ago Jimmy … Continue reading

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The Genius of Apple’s Supply Chain

A massive competitive advantage for Apple is its operations function. Specifically, its supply chain operations. Apple has a regimented core business vision — built around their supply chain. “They have a very unified strategy, and every part of their business … Continue reading

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Why Cook Won’t Change Apple’s EMS Recipe

New Apple CEO Tim Cook will make no changes to its outsourcing recipe. That’s my take, based on an assessment of the iPhone maker’s balance sheet. Cook, of course, has been named to succeed Steve Jobs, who has been fighting … Continue reading

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The Tao of Steve

What will Apple look like after Steve Jobs? And will it remain as successful as it has been over the past decade? I’ll say it now: No. Apple won’t sustain its success because its success is unsustainable. This is a … Continue reading

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