Wow … I’m wondering if there might be a glint of sunlight out there
for Novell. Once again … and long over due … there has been a
change of guard in the executive ranks of Novell. Jack Messman is finally out the door, along with the CFO.
I have to admit that I’m only willing to call Jack an executive … not
a leader. From all of my experiences, and watching the direction
that Novell has taken, I would have a difficult time calling him a
Instead, most of the employees that I have talked to felt that he
created an oppressive, dictatorial workplace that suppressed the
potential of the company.
All I am hearing today are the IMs of joy coming from all directions … employees and investors.
Good for the board of Novell. No matter what, the culture and the
overall energy level in the Novell offices just jumped several notches