That’s why I hope that Cut Quickly happens. Without it, we’re
back to our first layoff experience. If anything broke the back
of this blog, it was the first big Microsoft layoff back in
2009. How? How could the realization of a step towards
Mini-Microsoft do that? Because it was implemented so poorly,
with constant worries and concerns and doubts about engaging in
new ideas due to expectations those would be the easiest to trim
during ongoing cut-backs. When was it over? When was the “all
clear” signal given?
So if this truly drags on for a year: we need a new leader. This
needs to be wrapped up by the end of July. 2014.