Some of the 25 statements listed below are from the official website of the company, while others were found from second hand sources; some are official mission statements, others are parts taken from company overviews or the introduction to a site’s About page, as not all companies or sites define their mission clearly.
1. IBM: “At IBM, we strive to lead in the invention, development and manufacture of the industry’s most advanced information technologies, including computer systems, software, storage systems and microelectronics. We translate these advanced technologies into value for our customers through our professional solutions, services and consulting businesses worldwide.” 2. Digg: “Digg is a place for people to discover and share content from anywhere on the web. From the biggest online destinations to the most obscure blog, Digg surfaces the best stuff as voted on by our users. You won’t find editors at Digg – we’re here to provide a place where people can collectively determine the value of content and we’re changing the way people consume information online.” 3. 43things.com: “Discover what’s important, make it happen, share your progress.” 4. Microsoft: “At Microsoft, our mission and values are to help people and businesses throughout the world realize their full potential.” 5. Cisco: “Cisco ... enables people to make powerful connections – whether in business, education, philanthropy, or creativity. Cisco hardware, software, and service offerings are used to create the Internet solutions that make networks possible-providing easy access to information anywhere, at any time.” 6. Google: “Google’s mission is to organize the world’s information and make it universally accessible and useful.” 7. Wikipedia: “Wikipedia ... is a multilingual, web-based, free content encyclopedia project... Visitors do not need specialised qualifications to contribute, since their primary role is to write articles that cover existing knowledge; this...
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