Why the Desktop Is Dying

Business 2.0 :: Working Tech :: Why the Desktop Is Dying: "What does it mean when a website delivers this kind of function better and faster than a desktop application? It means the desktop as we know it today is doomed. Screens may get larger, but the boxes attached to them will shrink. The Mac Mini is just the beginning."

What impact, if any, do web-based applications with massive storage and instantaneous search (such as Gmail) have on your product strategy?

Steve Johnson

Steve Johnson

Steve Johnson was a founding instructor at Pragmatic Institute, a role he held for more than 15 years before he left to start Under10 Playbook. In his return to Pragmatic Institute, Steve supports the complete learning path for product teams, ensuring they are fully armed for success. 

Over the course of his career, Steve has helped thousands of companies and tens of thousands of product professionals implement product management processes. He has worked in the high-tech arena since 1981, rising through the ranks from product manager to chief marketing officer. Steve has experience in technical, sales and marketing management positions at companies that specialize in both hardware and software. In addition, he is an author, speaker and advisor on product strategy and product management.

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