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What is Google’s Mission?

With all the talk about whether Google is the new Bell Labs (or isn’t), and the curiosity around their recent acquisition of Boston Dynamics, I thought it would be interesting to look at what Google says their mission is: Google’s … Continue reading

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Getting Actionable Manager Feedback

At Bazaarvoice R&D we have a peer feedback system that we use every six months.  Since it’s mostly focused on individual contributors, the questions relevant to management are too few and too broad (IMHO). e.g. … Do they provide effective … Continue reading

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How Google Sets Goals

There’s a surprising lack of public information on OKRs (Objectives and Key Results) – the goal setting and tracking philosophy used by Intel, Google and others.  This past month Google Ventures Startup Lab released a great presentation video by Rick Klau … Continue reading

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Google’s Project Oxygen

Today slate had an excellent article on Google’s management: The Happiness Machine: How Google became such a great place to work.  One thing they mention is Project Oxygen, a data-analytics based approach to examining the management factors that improve performance. … Continue reading

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On Monetizing Intent

90%+ of Google’s Revenue comes from monetizing intent.  What does that mean?  It means that google is best positioned to know what you are looking for *right now*.  Because you start your search with them.  So they sell you and … Continue reading

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