Horace Dediu on the management failure of Eric Schmidt:
The real condemnation of the leadership at Google is that there has been a failure to create entirely new disruptions.
Amen to that. Android could have disrupted Apple, instead Apple laughs it off even today.1 Google has been playing defense for far too long and as any sports fan knows defense doesn’t lead to championship games.
Reference: Tim Cook’s comments on Android tablets in the latest quarterly financial call. ↩