Tag Archives: software companies

Strategic questions to Microsoft

Or – the Microsoft shareholders meeting in Bellevue, how it was, what were the questions asked and how the answers addressed them… There was a number of issues that deserve a lifetime each (is the cloud the right strategic bet … Continue reading

Posted in Internet, Technology/IT | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

The crossroad nation

Yes, the 20th century went by with the great expansion of the US as an economic and political super power. What are the perspectives for the 21st century, what its role as we see China and India drive growth? The … Continue reading

Posted in Business Landing | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Smart IT companies pay very low taxes…. a location-based competitive advantage

“Two thousand U.S. companies paid a median effective cash rate of 28.3 percent in federal, state and foreign income taxes in a 2005 study by academics at the University of Michigan and the University of North Carolina. The combined national-local … Continue reading

Posted in Business Landing, Internet, M&A, Technology/IT | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Should European software companies look west?

You know, east and west are only relative terms (my west is your east), but these days companies should really look at the new opportunities that technology and an economic crisis is offering them… And it is very true that … Continue reading

Posted in Business Landing, Internet, Technology/IT | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment