Today, your performance review is based on things like sales numbers or number of goals met. Tomorrow, though, it could be based on something that until now has remained ephemeral: organizational influence.
Microsoft just announced it has indeed acquired Yammer, the four-year-old social networking company for enterprises, for $1.2 billion in cash. The announcement confirms weeks of very credibly-sourced rumors that have been floating for weeks around the tech blogosphere
To test your mental acuity, answer the following questions (no peeking at the answers!): 1. Johnny’s mother had three children. The first child was named April. The second child was named May. What was the third child’s name? 2. A clerk at a butcher shop stands five feet ten inches tall and [...]