Posts filed under “Corporate Management”
This morning, the NY Times had an article titled: JPMorgan Reveals It Faces Criminal and Civil Inquiries. The timing was funny, because we had been discussing this up in Maine over the weekend. The dollar figures for the fines just since 2011 are pretty astounding: $56 million (April 2011) $153.6 million (June 2011) $229 Million…Read More
What date are your bills due on? That is a simple question. I would surmise on any bill you receive — whether its electronic or in the mail — there is a clear date the bill is due. This is important for many American consumers and small businesses, who are balancing their cash flow, trying…Read More
For Bill Gates, technology is still the solution. He shows Charlie Rose some inventions he’s working on to help heal the world.
Bill Gates 2.0
July 28, 2013 4:00 PM
Bill Gates speaks with unexpected emotion about his relationship — and rivalry — with the late Steve Jobs; and, he goes back to Lakeside, the Seattle high school where a rummage sale held by the mothers’ club set him on his path to help change the world. Then, Outtakes from a psychology professor’s lab in which children had to choose between fairness and chocolate
60 Minutes Overtime
July 28, 2013 2:45 PM
The Irrelevance of Microsoft Source: (Benedict Evans) Benedict Evans writes up this very interesting analysis that sums up the entire Ballmer era of Microsoft (MSFT). From most of the 1990s and 2000s, the vast majority of connected devices had Microsoft operating systems. Even as late as 2009, their share of connected devices were still…Read More
Wanna know the difference between Pulitzer Prize winning journalists like Jesse Eisinger and everyone else? Its this opening sentence: “With their simultaneous display of hubris, remorselessness, incompetence and corruption, the banks have finally ignited a modicum of courage in banking regulators.” Pro Publica (also today’s NYT) So awesome !
Corporate Cash Balances and Economic Activity Governor Kevin Warsh Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System Washington, D.C., July 18, 2006 Thank you for the opportunity to speak today on financial conditions and economic activity in the corporate sector. A striking feature of this economic expansion has been the historically high…Read More
This diagram of the organizational chart of various companies is from Nick Wingfield’s NYT tech column today, Microsoft Overhauls, the Apple Way. I find it both hilarious AND insightful: click for larger graghic BonkersWorld Source: Microsoft Overhauls, the Apple Way NICK WINGFIELD NYT, July 11, 2013 http://www.nytimes.com/2013/07/12/technology/microsoft-revamps-structure-and-management.html