Thursday 8 July 2010

Is it fair to blame Andy Lees for Microsoft KIN debacle?

Richi Jennings's picture   The Long View (Computerworld)

This morning's IT Blogwatch rounded up the latest blog chatter about Microsoft's decision to can KIN, its latest not-quite-a-smart-phone project. Yep, it's a major embarrassment for all at Microsoft, including a certain Andy Lees, senior vice president of Microsoft's Mobile Communication Business. However, managers at that level aren't usually making the day-to-day decisions that cause projects to fail. Where else should the finger of blame point? How about Roz Ho?

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