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100 More Great Leadership Ideas by Jonathan Gifford

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ABANDON FAILED PROJECTS

 

The idea

When IBM launched its first personal computer, it was uncertain of the likely demand and wanted to move quickly. It licensed a microprocessor from Intel and an operating system from Microsoft. As the IBM PC gained popularity, the company began work on its own operating system, OS/2, to rival Microsoft’s new Windows operating system.

By 1993, however, when ...

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