Monday, February 27, 2006
Google's Talent Grab
Now it is Google's turn: Looks like they have been steadily hiring an eclectic set of expertise--signaling the pervasive and expansive view of search on the network. It is a lead indicator of the range of experimentation that could be pursued by Google in the coming years. It fits in with their 70-20-10 way (allocation of time) for overcoming competency traps and complacency. It fits in with my earlier post on Google's ambidexterity.
Losing customers and market share is a lag indicator; Attracting critical experts is a lead indicator.