Well, We’ll just see about that. What?
When Steve Jobs came back to Apple in the late 90’s, Apple was in dire straits.
So he decided to do things his way, and the “….” with everyone else.
I’m sure that when his vision started to make it out to Apple, and to the various departments like the computer, the mobile phone, and the departments of other revolutionary devices, people at Apple said, “What? That’s not going to work…Why can’t we be more like Microsoft, or like …, or like …?”
But Steve Jobs reply, out loud or silently must have been something like, “Well, We’ll just see about that.”
And sure enough, he took a company, on the verge of financial collapse, to become the number one business enterprise in the World.
Will Metro Work?
So on the Microsoft side, people may have been saying “Why couldn’t we be more like Apple, or like …, or like ….?” There’s been a grumbling that with all the smart people working at Microsoft, they are Number 2, 3, or 4 in innovation. Things had to change. So Microsoft offers Metro. but there is talk that the new Windows 8 Metro interface is going to bomb. In an article in Zdnet
, the writer points out that there are serious deficiencies in handling Metro. And because of that, Metro will not be the driver for success that Microsoft hopes it to be. Is this another Vista?