Stories by Howard Anderson

  • 10 reasons why Motorola failed

    Warren Buffet once said that when a manager with a great turnaround reputation encounters a company with a reputation for dysfunction, it is the company that will keep its reputation.

  • Google vs the telcos: the new industry Food Fight

    There is nothing we industry pundits love more than a good food fight. Cisco vs. Lucent. Google vs. Microsoft! Intel vs. AMD! Cable vs. Satellite! SAP vs. Oracle! But the Fight of The Future is what is going to happen on your mobile phone and in your home.

  • REPORT CARD: 15 products that shook the networking world

    Where were you 15 years ago? Just starting out? An embryonic Young Turk? Asking Dad for the car keys? If you were in technology, you were witness to a string of unprecedented advances, each building on the one before. Some were pure technology; others were applications. Applications create stress; stress creates the need for products; products increase the ability to handle volume and lower costs, which in turn brings on new applications. So before we look at my choices for the top 15 products of the past 15 years, let's look at the applications and technologies that set the stage.