Category: management

How are the US Job Creators Doing?

The US Job Creators are doing critical things very right by many Business standards. First and foremost, ¬†US Job Creators are making big , yes record profits. As seen in this chart for 2012. US Job Creators profits reached a…

Apple Abandons Web Designers

Two years ago, Takethe5th did a story on how Bill Gates, Steve Ballmer and the Microsoft Minions did a 20 year continuous¬†shafting of Web Developers. Well, in the Web World times change at a Back-to-the-Future pace. Now Apple under CEO…

Incoming Jobs Tsunami: WTF! Economy

In the past week, Takethe5th has been describing the incoming Jobs Tsunami in which AI and massive processing capabilities now take over a large chunk of white collar as well as blue collar jobs. Well here is a conference by…

The Real Jobless Data

Dietrich Schmitz in Google Plus raised the issue of the continuing decline in labor participation rates in the US. He said US media were ignoring the issue and that it is serious – since 2000, 27 million Americans have left…

Scene on Google+ – Why Jobs Are Problem One

These are some of the data about the acceptance of article written by robot journalists. The gist of the paper is that Robot Journalists provide more trustworthy, reliable and provoked the following reaction on Google Plus. Ron Miller, a writer…

Apple Good News Bad News

The Good news for Apple is very Good indeed. Apple has a deal with China Mobile for selling Apple iPhones.Given that China Mobile has huge market share this should significantly impact Apple iPhone sales in China. However, the bottom line…

Windows 8.1: Good Strategy But Flawed Execution

Windows 8.1 is here and this is what Windows 8.0 should have been. Like its lead in tablets and mobile phones in the the late 1990’s and 2000’s, Microsoft may be squandering in the expanded world of mobile computing a…

The End of Chairman Bill?

Reuters started the ball rolling earlier this week saying 3 of the top 20 Microsoft shareholders raised the question of whether Bill Gates should be replaced as Chairman of Microsoft. Now Bill’s 5% holding of Microsoft stock is the largest…

Microsoft and the Web

Definitely see the 1 year later 2014 update to this report. This Google+ Post is a picture that captures the essence of the continuing story about Microsoft and the Web. This slide is very telling because it reveals once again…