Comments on: What Google could learn from Pixar http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/2010/08/10/what-google-could-learn-from-pixar/ Thu, 21 Jul 2016 07:57:19 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.5 By: SuperMike1661 http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/2010/08/10/what-google-could-learn-from-pixar/#comment-31441 Thu, 19 Aug 2010 21:37:22 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/?p=7734#comment-31441 to reuters: i thought u guys wanted to “get it on”?? u could host some really exciting discussions here but u seem to be constraining urselves. i can help… no charge in this limited case.

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By: SuperMike1661 http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/2010/08/10/what-google-could-learn-from-pixar/#comment-31413 Tue, 17 Aug 2010 03:29:15 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/?p=7734#comment-31413 Ok, let’s look hard now: Pixar should look to Google for direction.

Another example is the language translation capability that Google is rapidly evolving. This science/magic will not only lead to more revenue, but it will change the world. When the “universal translator” was introduced on US television 40 years ago by Gene Roddenberry, it seemed like a dream… NOW clearly coming true! “google is only a search engine company with too much money”. Is Pixar changing the world? Peter Sims reputation is on the line here… and now. Why would HBR publish such obviously questionable thinking? Someone should answer this question… now.

The facts say otherwise.

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By: lugvonfalk http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/2010/08/10/what-google-could-learn-from-pixar/#comment-31408 Mon, 16 Aug 2010 15:24:27 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/?p=7734#comment-31408 My Grandama used to say; “if it works, dont fix it”. And so far google is working fine. We don want a bunch of “corporate wise assed salesman” to come and foul up something that it has been kep simple.

Next thing you know if Google gets involve with” all knowing- whatever the name was-” Is that they be charging for its use. No thank you, google is working fine as it is, no need fixing

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By: SuperMike1661 http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/2010/08/10/what-google-could-learn-from-pixar/#comment-31403 Mon, 16 Aug 2010 10:04:05 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/?p=7734#comment-31403 I mean just take for example the rapidly arriving Googlevatin of being able to text-search video sound tracks. Do we think that this will not bump revenue in multiple increments?

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By: SuperMike1661 http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/2010/08/10/what-google-could-learn-from-pixar/#comment-31401 Mon, 16 Aug 2010 05:38:11 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/?p=7734#comment-31401 To think that Google is at some kind of life altering “turning point” may be incorrect. Google’s fascinating strategic opportunity is that there may not ever be an end to the Knowledge-Creation business. One useful analogy to the Google model dates back nearly to the Renaissance: The encyclopedia business. Clearly creating encyclopedias has not lost its customer-pulling potential, nor will it. So Google’s challenge remains the same: find the next area of human knowledge that needs to be consolidated. This is the same challenge that it has always faced, and may be amenable to its existing continual experimentation process.

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By: dreamovations http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/2010/08/10/what-google-could-learn-from-pixar/#comment-31359 Thu, 12 Aug 2010 18:45:10 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/?p=7734#comment-31359 As we write in our book on Pixar’s culture – Innovate the Pixar Way – Pixar is a place where working together works. “Artists and geeks” team up and collaborate. As Pixar cofounder Alvy Ray Smith told us, “The artistically creative people like John Lasseter and the animation staff are helpless without the technically creative people. They can’t do it, and they know it. So the only thing that works is to have those two groups of people work hand in hand, almost literally side by side…and the only way that can happen is with mutual respect and dignity on all sides. I’ve never been in another place that had it.” In all of our years of consulting, we have seen VERY few places that practive Pixar-style collaboration!

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By: cdreuters http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/2010/08/10/what-google-could-learn-from-pixar/#comment-31353 Thu, 12 Aug 2010 09:12:02 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/?p=7734#comment-31353 Isn’t it because of listening to users that brought Google success? How people search, communicate, locate, etc. As a Google user, I see that they do continuously improve the people’s experience in search and communication, among others. Resounding success may make them take the back seat a little but I doubt they are anywhere near complacent. R&D must be cooking up something (big).

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By: Osomec http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/2010/08/10/what-google-could-learn-from-pixar/#comment-31352 Thu, 12 Aug 2010 02:05:49 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/?p=7734#comment-31352 Is this a send up of something I don’t get? This is an utterly inept comparison. Pixar is a company that has only ever had success in one major line of business, just like google. And it is currently just a part of a part (Disney animation) of a part (Disney’s production arm) of a conglomerate (the Disney corporation as a whole, which is a sprawling giant including many things besides the Disney branded operations).

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By: mjimih http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/2010/08/10/what-google-could-learn-from-pixar/#comment-31344 Wed, 11 Aug 2010 15:19:51 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/?p=7734#comment-31344 Listen Google, ya young whipper-snapper. Don’t be gettin’ too big for yer ‘britches, ya hear? ;-)

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By: Jones22 http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/2010/08/10/what-google-could-learn-from-pixar/#comment-31342 Wed, 11 Aug 2010 13:22:15 +0000 http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/?p=7734#comment-31342 Google is simply a “search engine” company with tons of cash and no new ideas on how to best use it. The Android product is software that was purchased from a small California start-up and provides no real revenue. The Android software is nothing more than a PR tool.

Google will soon face a ton of lawsuits for invasion of privacy. This “fake” deal with Verizon over privacy is simply a ploy to appear to be concerned about people’s privacy as Google drives thru neighborhoods (Street View) capturing people’s wi-fi data. When you use gmail, google reads all of your messages so that they can sell you a product based on the topic of your email.

Google’s “lack” of a true privacy policy is the reason the government of South Korea raided their offices this week taking seizing their wi-fi equipment because google was very irresponsible with regards to the data collected.

I expect to see more and more backlashes from Google’s disrespect for privacy starting to gain traction.

My advice to Google management is to stop trying to please Wallstreet and do the right thing with regards to respecting people’s privacy.

Google is “NOT” Pixar. Pixar had Steve, “the bully” Jobs feeding them ideas and kicking them in the but when they failed to execute.

Google needs to spin-off a new team of innovators to find the “next big thing.”

For investors, I say that Google is a “$250″ stock that is overhyped.

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