Wall Street has spoken on the Yahoo reorganization--and it's not sure what to make of it yet. Some analysts say the moves don't address Yahoo's technology gap against rivals while others were more optimistic.
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My colleague Larry Dignan as well as many others (see TechMeme) have already covered the news about the management shake up and reorganization at Yahoo. I checked in with Dan Rosensweig, the Yahoo COO who resigned as part the reorg.
Yahoo's chief operating officer and the head of its entertainment group are leaving as part of a major reorganization announced late on Tuesday. Chief Operating Officer Dan Rosensweig and Lloyd Braun, the head of Yahoo's media and entertainment group, are leaving the company, Yahoo spokeswoman Joanna Stevens said.
Rumors of Yahoo's management shakeup turned out to be on target, but some of the execs coming and going are a bit of a shocker.Shocker: Yahoo chief operating officer Dan Rosensweig is leaving at the end of March.
The battle over performance per watt continues to be waged by the x86ers AMD and Intel, as well as the systems providers such as Dell, IBM, HP and Sun. Dell just launched new servers based on 2.
Wenda Harris Millard, chief sales officer at Yahoo, found the reaction to Brad Garlinghouse's "Peanut Butter manifesto" annoying. Speaking at a UBS media and telecommunications conference in New York Millard said: "The reality is you could take Yahoo's name off that memo and put on the name of any company you've worked for on it.
David Berlind breaks out the video camera for some must see Dave TV, part of his new Testbed blog. This video looks at competition in the content management space.
Sister publication Silicon.com just launched atlarge.
One of the big takeaways from the SAP analyst meeting was the company's effort to woo small- to mid-size enterprise customers. The effort is there, but technology executives at these smaller enterprises are a tough nut to crack for large software vendors.
CIO Insight's annual vendor value survey has a few surprises. Notably CDW is the vendor that CIOs say provides the most value.