Richard Brandt : "Microsoft CAN beat Google"

Richard Brandt runs a blog with the prime spotlight on Google. He gives his view on a competitive scenario between Google and Microsoft. Who knows …

… I surfaced from the blogoshpere for a while and started asking entrepreneurs and other pundits about Google’s flaws. Customer service was a big one, as well as (of course) Google’s secrecy. Close behind was its neglect of existing products.

I had previously assumed that Google would be diligently upgrading its products until they worked well. After all, it can afford to, and it releases them early and collects a lot of feedback from online beta testers. But I may be wrong. I think about Froogle, which for some reason has never worked very well. I get better results just using a standard Google search.

That’s where Microsoft comes in. One thing it has is tenacity. It may not innovate very well, but whenever it goes after a category it bangs away at it until it gets it (mostly) right. That’s how Microsoft has taken over market after market in the past. …

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Peter de Haas
Peter de Haas

Peter is gedreven door de eindeloze mogelijkheden die technologische vooruitgang biedt. Met een scherp oog voor het herkennen van oplossingen waar anderen slechts problemen zien, is hij een expert in digitale transformaties. Peter zet zich met volle overgave in om individuen, teams en organisaties te begeleiden bij het ontwikkelen van nieuwe vaardigheden en het implementeren van innovatieve oplossingen.

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