For Steve Jobs, the term 'visionary' doesn't go far enough. Consider these acts of vision--and the will that it took to make them real.
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Apple's retail stores are the envy of the computer industry, which may explain why Microsoft has started opening its own similar looking retail stores. Apple's stores bring in new customers--about half the Macs sold in Apple's fiscal Q3 2011 were to customers who had not previously owned a Mac.
Server Market SplitsvilleJust because the server market's in the doldrums doesn't mean innovation has ceased. Far from it -- server technology is enjoying the biggest renaissance since the dawn of x86 systems. But the primary driver is now service providers, not enterprises.
. We've got a management crisis right now, and we've also got an engagement crisis. Could the two be linked? Tune in for the next installment of IT Life Radio, Wednesday May 20th at 3PM ET to find out.