Rommil Santiago: eCommerce, Marketing & Management

Symantec Cutting up to 1,700 Jobs as Early as Today
Arik Hesseldahl, allthingsd.com
Secu­ri­ty soft­ware com­pa­ny Syman­tec may lay off as many as 1,700 employ­ees as early as today, sources famil­iar with the com­pa­ny’s plans tell AllTh­ingsD.The cuts are part of a company-wide reor­ga­ni­za­tion first announced in…

Symantec seems to be cutting 1700 jobs. Ouch.

Symantec Cutting up to 1,700 Jobs as Early as Today
Arik Hesseldahl, allthingsd.com

Secu­ri­ty soft­ware com­pa­ny Syman­tec may lay off as many as 1,700 employ­ees as early as today, sources famil­iar with the com­pa­ny’s plans tell AllTh­ingsD.

The cuts are part of a company-wide reor­ga­ni­za­tion first announced in…

Symantec seems to be cutting 1700 jobs. Ouch.

Microsoft quietly pushes out Office for iPhone
David Meyer, gigaom.com
There’s no offi­cial announce­ment as yet, but it’s final­ly here. On Fri­day, Microsoft unveiled a ver­sion of its Office pro­duc­tiv­i­ty suite for iOS devices.Bear­ing the rather clunky name of , the app does require a sub­scrip­tion to…

Office for the iPhone, finally…for some.

Microsoft quietly pushes out Office for iPhone
David Meyer, gigaom.com

There’s no offi­cial announce­ment as yet, but it’s final­ly here. On Fri­day, Microsoft unveiled a ver­sion of its Office pro­duc­tiv­i­ty suite for iOS devices.

Bear­ing the rather clunky name of , the app does require a sub­scrip­tion to…

Office for the iPhone, finally…for some.

Adobe competitors pounce after subscription backlash
by Stephen Shankland, cnet.com
Companies like Corel, Xara, Nitro, Nuance, and Pixelmator are taking advantage of customers’ displeasure with Adobe’s shift from selling Creative Suite perpetual licenses to Creative Cloud subscriptions.Adobe Sys­tems’ com­peti­tors smell blood…

It will be definitely interesting to see how Adobe fares with its switch to subscription.

Adobe competitors pounce after subscription backlash
by Stephen Shankland, cnet.com

Companies like Corel, Xara, Nitro, Nuance, and Pixelmator are taking advantage of customers’ displeasure with Adobe’s shift from selling Creative Suite perpetual licenses to Creative Cloud subscriptions.

Adobe Sys­tems’ com­peti­tors smell blood…

It will be definitely interesting to see how Adobe fares with its switch to subscription.

How I keep my inbox empty

On a slow day, I get around 60 to 75 emails. On a bad day I get around 200. For months I wrestled with trying to keep my inbox organized and not lose track of things – but it was tough. Eventually, I came up with a system that works well for me and I’m hoping it helps you with your inbox management goals. So far my system has helped me for well over a year – it’s not perfect, but it works for me.

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How I see innovation – an equation for progress

The “recipe” for innovation as I see it (I’m sure countless others will disagree):

Attitude + Creativity + Action + Iteration = Innovation

Attitude

While everyone has the ability to participate in innovation, it does take a certain attitude and culture. Having the willingness and bravery to try is definitely handy. But I think true innovation requires a little something extra, the ability to get back up and keep moving forward.

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Don’t go around saying the world owes you a living. The world owes you nothing. It was here first.

Mark Twain