November 2, 2001
The warped perspective - what if Windows were a new hire?
Author: JT Smith
Kelly McNeill writes "If Windows were a new hire, he (or she) would fail every employee review. New employee M. Windows would quickly be recognized as having poor attendance, turning in lousy expense reports and possessing no talent. Pity, then, that today's information managers fail to recognize the "pot luck" they settle for every time they re-up for another round of Windows. The very same type of manager whose self-centered viewpoint is risk-wary is also the ideal target for the sly, smarmy, slick promotional ploys of Microsoft."