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Update on Blu-ray and DVDs




Most companies prefer sales charts that move up and to the right, not down and to the right.

Today’s Wall Street Journal has an article which validates my previous post on Blu-ray’s obsolescence. Today’s article notes that DVD/Blu-ray sales are continuing to decline from their peak of nearly $16 billion in 2007, to less than $13 billion in 2009. Year-over-year sales declined 14% in the 2nd quarter of 2010 with no expected increase. Most movie execs claimed that a lack of movies was responsible for the decline in sales not a shift in viewing and buying patterns.

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Inertia in IT – Changing Hearts and Minds




Tradition isn't just a song from Fiddler on the Roof - IT departments can be too traditional.

Tradition isn't just a song from Fiddler on the Roof – IT departments can be too traditional.

It is ironic that IT departments, whom people would assume would be most comfortable with change, can be in fact some of the most hide-bound corporate employees rigidly bound to traditions and policies that may no longer be relevant to today’s business environment.

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