Saturday, August 09, 2008


Famously Wrong Predictions

Gartner would place non-commercial open source next in the same magic quadrant as closed source by 2008
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.
IBM, 1982

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
Robert McIlree

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