Saturday, August 09, 2008
Famously Wrong Predictions
Robert Jones, SCO
There is no reason anyone would want a computer in their home.
Ken Olson, president, chairman and founder of Digital Equipment Corp
Enterprise Content Management vendors will have interoperable standards
Craig Randall, EMC
640K ought to be enough for anybody.
Bill Gates, 1981
$100 million dollars is way too much to pay for Microsoft.
Smalltalk will be the most popular language for developing enterprise applications
James Robertson, 2000
Firewalls are the only technology needed to protect against threats over the Internet
Gadi Cohen, CTO
IT executives don't need to be competent, they only need rigorous process and a slick presentation
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