Java (The Beverage) And IT


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Leave it to a Sun Microsystems executive--in this case, Hal Stern--to equate success in the technology industry to success in the java (beverage) industry:

How does Dunkin' Donuts introduce new, competitive products at reasonable prices? Supply chain management. Sprinkles optimization (no, I'm not kidding). Running effective trucking routes so that stores get frozen muffins in the proper cadence. There is no great IT without coffee; there is no great coffee without IT.

Yes, Hal, but let's talk about getting some Dunkin' Wi-Fi...

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