You have two cows...

Summary:Vinnie Mirchandani has some fun in a blog post applying a technology twist to the revealing and often humorous "two cows" question, such as how political systems or corporations are different from one another (Communism: You have two cows. The government takes both of them and gives you a share of the milk).

Vinnie Mirchandani has some fun in a blog post applying a technology twist to the revealing and

often humorous "two cows" question, such as how political systems or corporations are different from one another (Communism: You have two cows. The government takes both of them and gives you a share of the milk).

Here are a few of his gems:

AT&T

You have two cows. You sell one, and force the other to produce the milk of four cows. Then you hire a consultant to analyze why the cow drops dead. You re-purchase the other and hire other consultants to rename it. 

GOOGLE

You have one cow. You sell one inch squares on the cow as advertising space. You are considering tearing down the "you can make money without doing evil" sign on the tail to free up even more advertising space.HPYou have two cows. You package your milk in print cartridges. Per ounce that costs more than even SAP's milk. 

SALESFORCE.COM

You have two cows. You tell everyone else they don't need cows, just milk. And you promise a 99.9% service level of delivery of milk by 6 am every morning.    

Two cows image: Wikipedia 

Topics: Tech Industry

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