I made the decision to ditch Hewlett Packard as our primary hardware vendor after being an HP advocate for 15 years. I love HP Servers,…Leave a Comment
Date archive for: July 2008
There is a lot of buzz about Cloud Computing. Briefly (from wikipedia), Cloud computing refers to computing resources being accessed which are typically owned and…2 Comments
Received an email today from Apple regarding MobileMe. It’s a mea culpa of sorts. A Corporate “Oops” if you will. The entire body of the email is available at the bottom of this post.
The email very honestly lays out the issues Apple had with the transition to MobileMe. The reason I’m posting it here is that Apple does the right thing. They come clean about the issues and then give subscribers an extra month for free. When most service providers have outages (I’m talking about you TimeWarner) they are not forthcoming with refunds or credits for downtime. The only thing Apple could have done better would have been to be in communication about the issues sooner.
More companies should follow Apple’s lead and own up to their faults with proactive credits. The body of the email can be read by clicking : Continue reading Apple’s MobileMea CulpaLeave a Comment
David Letterman’s Top 10 signs you have a bad bank: 10. Teller asks, “How may I swindle you?” 9. Instead of Andrew Jackson, their $20…Leave a Comment
In a post on CriticalMAS called True Job Insurance Means Shorting Your Own Company the author puts forth the interesting concept of hedging your employment…One Comment