Target Breach and Gregg Steinhafel

What would you do if your company is losing money, miscalculating strategies, and messing up opportunities? Well, unfortunately, Target Corporation has sunk deeper than that. They even failed to protect at least 40 million payment card numbers and 70 million other pieces of customer data from being stolen as disclosed in the cyber attack last…

Sprint, Still on a Turnaround?

Just about 4 years ago, we already heard of Sprint trying to make a turnaround. Now, it’s 2014 and they’re still talking about a turnaround?? No wonder why Softbank CEO Masayoshi Son met Sprint executives with yells last time out. What happened to their said customer-centric strategy? Customer experience. Build the brand. Conserve cash. Okay,…

Newsweek and its Turnaround Strategy

What’s Newsweek’s turnaround strategy again? Focus on “deep reporting” and investigative stories: “create your own weather if you must”? Well, this was actually quoted of its Editor-in-Chief Jim Impoco when the weekly news magazine planned on getting back on print after a 14-month hiatus. Incidentally, Newsweek then got into a controversy after a purported report…

“We are not goi…

“We are not going to just put our games on smart devices. We need our unique position as a developer of both hardware and software to maintain the scale of business Nintendo aspires to.” – Satoru Iwata, Nintendo President Amid Nintendo’s impending third straight year of losses, Nintendo President Satoru Iwata remains firm on his decision…

Joe Kaeser, Siemens CEO

German engineering firm Siemens has a new boss. Meet Joe Kaeser, the man who replaced Peter Loescher to man the helm. Now, the first thing we would notice is that Kaeser is one of those corporate executives who grew up in his, say, first company. See, just after his business administration studies he immediately joined…