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Re: [DotGNU]We must not underestimate Microsoft

From: Open Dotnet
Subject: Re: [DotGNU]We must not underestimate Microsoft
Date: Tue, 13 Nov 2001 06:16:07 -0800 (PST)

Hi Tom:

That was very well said and thanks for the excellent observation.
In an enterprise there is an absolute requirement of discipline,
focus on issue of priority and consistent efforts need to be made
to lose that focus.

Have a nice day!


--- Norbert Bollow <address@hidden> wrote:
> Tom Lord <address@hidden> wrote on the FSB (Free Software
> Business) list:
> ------- Start of forwarded message -------
> [..]
> I hate to keep holding up MSFT as the spectre of our doom, but
> *there's* an organization that by all outward appearances is highly
> coherent -- one gets the distinct impression that there, teams of
> high-level, well-qualified decision makers develop and continuously
> refine comprehensive software strategies, then develop tactical plays
> out of that strategic vision.  One also gets the impression that they
> are making progressing in leaps and bounds in terms of their ability
> to execute those tactical plays. (And it's interesting to compare
> that
> situation to the challenges described in the above quote from lma.)
> We in the FSB world now face the additional challenge of creating
> similar coherence and accuracy *across corporate boundaries* in a
> situation where several of the key players, like their proprietary
> Unix progenitors, are busily competing with one another over minor
> points.
> -t
> ------- End of forwarded message -------
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