WELCOME TO THE WORLD OF SINGING-AND-DANCING ANNUAL REPORTS

“When you think of PDF, it tends to be more document-oriented. It doesn’t have the same kind of interactive richness as a Flash player does.”

Adobe CEO Bruce Chizen, on buying Macromedia in a brazen attempt to seem less boring, San Jose Mercury News, 19 April 2005

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DID SOMEONE MENTION EXECUTION?

“I don’t believe the company today is in alignment on its business and business prospects and the size of our infrastructure costs, and I want to get those into alignment.”

George Shaheen, who’s planning to do the same great job of controlling infrastructure costs at Siebel Systems that he did at billion-dollar flameout Webvan, InternetNews.com, 13 April 2005