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Jim Miles – IT & IT Security Consultant – Web Sites for Growing Organizations

Companies and Products That Didn’t Deserve to Die

Dearly Departed: Companies and Products That Didn’t Deserve to Die


CIO Magazine lists 10 “companies whose missteps were not in their products, but in their business practices. Let’s face it; geeks are not necessarily good accountants. Or marketers. Or distribution experts. And, sadly, some get taken advantage of by savvy businessmen who see an opportunity for profit.

Nostalgic souls that we are, we pulled together a list of a few of the dearly departed to honor their memories with a brief look at their prematurely truncated lives. Some of their products live on with other vendors, but the essence that made each company special has disappeared into the annals of time”.

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