Will Microsoft acquire your company?

by oneafrikan on October 20, 2005

_ Don Dodge on The Next Big Thing: “Microsoft will acquire my company” Microsoft has acquired an average of 10 companies per year over the past 10 years. Many of them are smaller (less than $50M) acquisitions that go unnoticed (…)

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R.I.P. WYSIWYG – Results-Oriented UI Coming

by oneafrikan on October 20, 2005

_ R.I.P. WYSIWYG – Results-Oriented UI Coming (Jakob Nielsen’s Alertbox) The next version of Microsoft Office (code-named “Office 12”) will be based on a new interaction paradigm called the results-oriented user interface. We’re back with a little more Jakob here… (…)

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Top Ten Web Design Mistakes of 2005

by oneafrikan on October 20, 2005

_ Top Ten Web Design Mistakes of 2005 (Jakob Nielsen’s Alertbox) There’s value in reminding ourselves of past findings and raising their priority on the agenda of things to be fixed. Because these mistakes continue to be so common, it (…)

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Eight years of email stats

by oneafrikan on October 20, 2005

_ Eight years of email stats, pass 1. Get Real: Stowe Boyd’s take on collaborative and social technology, and its impact on business and society So there you have my finer-grained interactions ‘laid bare’. Allowing ZERO minutes of response time (…)

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Ten Strategies That May Improve Your Business

by oneafrikan on October 20, 2005

_ Southeast VC: Ten Strategies That May Improve Your Business Over the last few years, we have seen some exceptional strategies implemented by some of our portfolio companies and others in the market to give them an advantage over their (…)

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Seven Founding Sins

by oneafrikan on October 20, 2005

_ Genuine VC: Seven Founding Sins David Beisel’s talks about seven fonding sins that get in the way of success… My favourite bits: The sooner that a new company can find its focus and make strides, the better. Of course (…)

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Yahoo sent messages limit?

by oneafrikan on October 18, 2005

Anyone know what the daily sent messages limit is for Yahoo! mail is? Seems I’ve sent too many emails today!