CEO showdown: #Apotheker vs. #Ellison vs. #Palmisano

Even the IT industry critics applaud Palmisano, relative to his peers, on his clarity of vision for IBM.  Our customers can see that, too.  It definitely adds to IBM’s Unique Value Statement when we’re confident about the direction of IBM … and of IT as a whole!!  –RBGM

CEO showdown: Apotheker vs. Ellison vs. Palmisano | Technology business – InfoWorld.

Dirk Meyer, Chief Executive of A.M.D., Is Ousted – NYTimes.com

Leadership change for AMD.   New CEO search begins.  –RBGM

Dirk Meyer, Chief Executive of A.M.D., Is Ousted – NYTimes.com.

SAP Rescues Ellison’s Hopes By Being Reckless and Stupid | BNET

SAP gets caught ‘stealing’ code from Oracle, and the HP Chief get’s caught up in it all … great soap opera reading for sellers in IT.   –RBGM

SAP Rescues Ellison’s Hopes By Being Reckless and Stupid | BNET

Mozilla Taps SAP Executive as New Chief – NYTimes.com

Keeping up with changes in IT leadership is important.  It’s also good discussion to build credibility and rapport with your IT customers … it shows you’re on top of things.  –RBGM

Mozilla Taps SAP Executive as New Chief – NYTimes.com

HP Hires SAP’s Ousted Ex-Chief as CEO. Seriously? | BNET

Will customers want to invest in IT solutions from a company who’s leadership is in question?  Good opportunity to position IBM as the steady and reliable partner with a proven track record for client value and satisfaction.   –RBGM

HP Hires SAP’s Ousted Ex-Chief as CEO. Seriously?

HP names ex-SAP chief Apotheker as CEO – The Globe and Mail

It’s important to keep up with the competition.  Changes and unrest at HP could help your sale, especially for customers who need a trusted IT partner they know is in it for the long haul.

HP names ex-SAP chief Apotheker as CEO – The Globe and Mail.