Om Malik, at GigaOm (natch), on the current climate of the nascent post-Forstall Apple corporate culture.
Also, here’s a troubling tid-bit. Down at the “Schedule-driven follies” section of the article:
In conversations, I learned about something that is troubling from a long-term point of view. Unlike in the Jobs era, when the company would ship features when they were ready for primetime, a culture of schedule-driven releases has become commonplace.
Mm-mm-mm-mm [shakes head]. Not good. Not good at all: half-bakes Maps and Siri are two products Mr. Malik sites as results of this alternative culture. I hope they nip this in the bud.