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Failure to launch: Why Sony never got AirBoard off the ground

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junko.yoshida
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re: Failure to launch: Why Sony never got AirBoard off the ground
junko.yoshida   5/24/2012 8:45:05 PM
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Frank, that's an ultimate triumph on the part of engineering teams -- outfoxing the manager! What was the project that survived?

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old account Frank Eory   5/24/2012 7:46:31 PM
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Allow me to address the flip side of your question by saying I can think of a few product developments from the old days at Motorola in which management tried to kill a project but certain engineers refused to let it die and it became a "skunk works" for awhile, only to later get resurrected, become a successful product and make some other manager a hero -- usually not the same manager who previously tried to kill it.

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D-FlipFlop   5/24/2012 7:04:12 PM
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Why does every report from Japan has to be a negative one? Don't they have anything left to cheer about? Just thinking out loud...

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