ManagementSpeak: We are changing the organization of the entire department to focus on client outcomes.

Translation: We don’t understand how our business works.

This week’s anonymous contributor understands how the translation business works, about which we’re delighted.

Apple’s profit line has beaten Microsoft’s profit line.

It’s an occasion whose importance rivals one of a bygone era: The day the “Whopper beat the Big Mac,” back when the burger wars were upon us.

Comparing very much of anything having to do with Apple to anything having to do with Microsoft is about as sensible as comparing, say, General Mills and New Line Cinema. They compete where, exactly?