... in three big dimensions: strategy, capability, collaboration, agility, common goals, divisional strategies.
Did Steve also head up the Spanish Inquisition?
with an Ethernet cable.
You'll find that a nice length of thicknet cable is more effective.
I would bet that the SDKs for native app development were in development simultaneously with iPhone development.
Of course they were. How do you think the Apple provided native Apps were built? In fact, when the SDK was announced, it was announced as giving third party developers access to the same tools that Apple used to build their own native Apps.
Why would you need that, when you can easily use so many bluetooth or microphones built into headphones?
So very true. However, a lot of people out there still prefer to grab "the phone" when it rings or pick it up when they want to talk to someone. Besides, have you ever tried to slam down a bluetooth headset when it all just got too much?
They also require connectivity to a WLAN at all times for signalling, but will use the wired LAN for voice/video when docked. I must be one of the very few people who actually make use of a Cius, it has a lot of promise as a device that combines a video phone and with the addition KDM, a VDI client that you can pick up and take with you when you leave your desk.
There are some "version 1" issues of course, like the the hdmi display being limited to only to mirroring at the moment and I believe they are the only available Atom based Android tablet, so it does run warmer than others. I however think a 7" screen is too small when trying to use a tablet as a replacement for a laptop for things like note taking in meetings.
Now, if the Cius tablet is going away, might we see a dock for an iDevice that has a telephone handset?
MSVC tools and
How? They are just tools which are not shipped with windows and any other company could have created them.
There used to be a company called Sun that had a product called Java you might like to as about that one.
I also can't help feeling that IT depts have brought this reputation on themselves. "Our way is the One Try Way and you can't do it any other way". "Oh, yes, we installed this multi-million dollar pile of enterprise software that does not work, makes simple tasks week long epics, but you have to use it anyway".
Over the past decade, there has been a brain drain and now the IT depts are filled with "admins" that hardly know anything about only one particular platform and refuse to consider anything else (watch them squirm when the CEO / President walks in with a MacBook Air). To them, every problem can be solved by reinstalling the SOE, blaming the end user for installing "non-approved" tools etc etc.
IT is now looked upon as a cost centre. The business is quite rightly making comparisons with other providers who can provide the same service, for much less outlay.