Is this the beginning of the end for the venerable company?
IBM has appointed HCL, the Indian tech outsourcing giant, to take over development of several middleware software brands, including Tivoli Workload Scheduler and a bunch of Rational products. The deal sees an unspecified number of IBM developers and support staff transferred to HCL (PDF). ® IBM Headquarters, Armonk, NY
Nah, that started years and years ago...
Yes, you've got to change and adapt in order to survive. But you've also got to remain true to yourself, to the very things that allowed you to grow in the first place. But that takes, amongst other things, a good portion of humility.
Any company whose management's core cpability is spouting BS is in trouble.
Any company whose management is believing their own BS is toast.
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