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Right or wrong, Yahoo is the talk of the town

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Marissa Mayer is not shy about making changes to make sure Yahoo gets its groove back. I am in the “not buying it” camp because I don’t think it is easy for tech companies, especially ones like Yahoo that have been eaten from inside by a systematic rot. Still, she...
Right or wrong, Yahoo is the talk of the town

Best Buy Has Lost The 'Single Most Important Executive In The Entire Company' (BBY)

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Best Buy's digital savior has left. Stephen Gillett, former digital chief at the struggling retailer, was a high-profile hire when he was whisked away from his position as the CIO of Starbucks. He now joins Symantec as COO. How big of a loss is it for Best Buy? When he joined,...
Best Buy Has Lost The 'Single Most Important Executive In The Entire Company' (BBY)
Mayer's changes at Yahoo may be symbolic, but they matter

CrunchWeek: The Big Instagram Backlash, Cash For Facebook Messages, Twitter Sprucing Up For An IPO

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There was certainly no pre-holiday slump this year when it came to tech news, so we had a lot to talk about in the latest CrunchWeek, that extra special time of the week when a few of us gather in front of the TechCrunch TV cameras and dig into...
CrunchWeek: The Big Instagram Backlash, Cash For Facebook Messages, Twitter Sprucing Up For An IPO

Intel's plan to ride out the recession

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Intel sales and marketing chief Sean Maloney says he's confident in Intel's strategy, despite the downturn. Photo: Intel SANTA CLARA, Calif. - Intel stock has fallen by half since its December high, so you'd expect the mood in the executive suite to be less than buoyant these days. But during...
Intel's plan to ride out the recession
Former Best Buy chief needed just four months to earn "Worst of 2012″ award

Not This Time: Facebook's Board Should Optimize for Wisdom, Not Diversity

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High-profile companies like Facebook always receive extra media attention when they announce their plans to go public. The extreme scrutiny is appropriate, as these deals attract more individual customers — some with less investing experience. Yet in addition to studies of the terms, valuation, nuances and executive salaries, these companies...
Not This Time: Facebook's Board Should Optimize for Wisdom, Not Diversity

Gamifying the Executive Suite

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It’s easy to think of gaming as kids stuff, and the behavior-driving techniques honed by the gaming industry limited to getting the unwashed Internet masses to play Farmville or boost engagement in marketing campaigns. But it turns out that the same motivators that get the adrenaline pumping in a 15-year-old...
Gamifying the Executive Suite
Lord of the Files: How GitHub Tamed Free Software (And More)
Thanks To GitHub, The Enterprise Just Walked Away With The Crunchies

Thornton May: The caveman in the executive suite

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Thornton May's thinking about executive identity has meandered as far back as our hunter-gatherer forebears....
Thornton May: The caveman in the executive suite

Marissa Mayer Leads First Investor Call As Yahoo CEO With Emphasis On Hiring & Culture, Call For More Mobile Focus

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In what is arguably her largest major public speaking appearance since taking over the CEO role at Yahoo this past summer, Marissa Mayer kicked off the third quarter conference call with investors and analysts this afternoon by digging into a decidedly non-technical topic: People. In particular, Mayer utilized the first...
Marissa Mayer Leads First Investor Call As Yahoo CEO With Emphasis On Hiring & Culture, Call For More Mobile Focus

How Big Tech Companies Keep Quiet on Big News

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Even as all sorts of questions swirl around last week’s initial public offering and this week’s release of a camera app that looks a lot like the camera app it paid $1 billion for last month, Facebook has taken its usual quiet stance, issuing as few public statements and offering as few public answers as...
How Big Tech Companies Keep Quiet on Big News

Six Factors in Emergent Innovation

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In discussing employee-driven innovation, having a technology platform to deliver on objectives is a key part of a company’s strategy. Hard to get everyone tuned in when you rely only on email and conversations with your cubicle mates. But that’s just one factor. There are many other considerations for companies...
Six Factors in Emergent Innovation

The Marissa Mayer turnaround

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Academic criticism is all very well, but the new chief at Yahoo is focussed on the things that matter in turning round the businessCritics spew well-meaning generalities when criticizing Marissa Mayer's first moves at Yahoo! They fail to see the urgency of the company's turnaround situation, the need to refocus...
The Marissa Mayer turnaround
Mobile Centers Of Excellence: A Stupid Name For A Smart Enterprise IT Idea
The “D” in Action: Yahoo Layoffs Coming Wednesday, International to Be Hit Hard
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