You might have noticed that this year IBM is celebrating its 100th birthday. ZDNet has some interesting turning points in IBM’s corporate history: IBM at 100: 15 inflection points in history | ZDNet. Andrew Nusca comments:
The lesson here? History repeats itself. IBM’s focus on innovation has indeed helped it adapt — proactively, I might add — to a changing market. When it began to rest on its laurels, play the short-term game and ignore its central tenet to offer “global business solutions” — whatever the phrase meant at the time — IBM began to descend into failure.
ZDNet’s Gallery IBM: 100 years of THINKing big is also very nice. And don’t miss the following amazing videos: