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Sidekick: Microsoft's biggest failure yet?

Oct 13, 2009, 18:33 (0 Talkback[s])
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"I don't know about you, but any where I've ever worked, not running a backup before any major upgrade is a firing offense. And, not just any firing, this is a "don't let your feet touch the floor as the security cops run you out of the building" crime.

"This isn't just a tech problem though. This is an organizational problem. This is a case where firing them all, from the top down, and letting unemployment sort them out is appropriate. There is simply no way on Earth that Microsoft should have tried this 'upgrade' without knowing that a backup was set, checked, and ready-to-go."

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