Chronology of Hardcore Software
“Allowing Office documents to be rendered very well by other peoples browsers is one of the most destructive things we could do to the company.” —Email…
‘Personal Productivity’ is priority 6. –Me, in the Office9 ‘Vision’ document
“Execs don’t think Office9 is exciting enough.” JonDe to me in late 1996
“And, believe me, if we could put the keyboards in this closet we would.” –Ford Motors IT professional describing the best way to reduce complexity of …
ACG (Applications and Content Group), AICG (Applications and Internet Client Group), Applications and Tools Group (ATG), BPG (Business Productivity Gro…
"I think you should attend. Who knows, maybe it will be a script some day!?" –NatalieY pitching me on a new HR course
“SINOFSKY! SINOFSKY! WHAT DO YOU MEAN YOU ARE CHANGING THE FILE FORMATS?? WE CAN’T DO THAT!” –Steve Ballmer yelling across the building 17 cafeteria
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