What Happened to Yahoo

Tuesday, March 26th, 2013

“One of the weirdest things about Yahoo when I went to work there was the way they insisted on calling themselves a “media company.” If you walked around their offices, it seemed like a software company. The cubicles were full of programmers writing code, product managers thinking about feature lists and ship dates, support people (yes, there were actually support people) telling users to restart their browsers, and so on, just like a software company. So why did they call themselves a media company?”

Tom Harnish’s insight:

It’s not about vision, it’s not about mission statement, it’s about culture. And