Yahoo’s Bartz hearts Google maps
Carol Bartz famously questioned the loyalty of Yahoo employees who dared leak her internal staff memos to the press.
“I don’t use Yahoo maps. I use Google maps. I’m just telling you,” Bartz told an audience member at the Morgan Stanley technology conference who had inquired about Google’s apparent mapping superiority.
In the retail world, wearing the competition’s sneakers or jeans to work would amount to a career limiting maneuver. At Bartz’ Yahoo, no such constraints appear to be at in play – at least for the boss.
Perhaps the next Bartz staff memo will even by addressed from a gmail account…