February 3, 2014 Dan Burger
The news that IBM is selling its X86 business travelled like a flash of lightning. Then comes the thunder, which lasts longer and speaks louder. The thunder is the interpretation, the explanation, and the ramifications of the X86 decision. IBM, no doubt, puts considerable effort into making major business decisions like this one and then an equal amount of effort into making the decisions sound good to as many people as possible.
And why not? We’d all be happier if we saw only good in everything, right? What good can come from questioning the decisions of IBM executives? The cards