Why Microsoft’s Live Mesh Won’t Succeed

Just read the mission statement:

“Our mission is to deliver the essential suite of software and services for individuals around the world, designed to help them stay connected (browse, create, manage, and share with the people they choose, on any device) and protected (provide safety and security for their information, their families, and their devices), built on the leading platform for developers, merchants, and advertisers.”

There’s no way anyone can succeed with that broad and vague a mission. Why not just say “We will build something incredibly cool!” It’s just as grandiose. For more on Windows 7 and Live Mesh see Mary Jo.

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  1. Why Microsoft’s Live Mesh Won’t Succeed Said,

    May 2, 2008 @ 3:39 pm

    […] ColdFusion Community (CF-Community) Mailing Lists wrote an interesting post today onHere’s a quick excerpt Just read the mission statement: “Our mission is to deliver the essential suite of software and services for individuals around the world, designed to help them stay connected (browse, create, manage, and share with the people they choose, on any device) and protected (provide safety and security for their information, their families, and their devices), built on the leading platform for developers, merchants, and advertisers.” There’s no way anyone can succeed with that broad and vague a mis […]

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