Spaghetti bowl of alliances

Posted by Bruce Kahl on July 02, 2003

In Reply to: Spaghetti bowl of alliances posted by MM on July 01, 2003

: Hi,

: Need help again. In the business world, what does
: "the spaghetti bowl of alliances" mean? What type
: of alliances is this?

: Thanks!

Large firms such as Intel, Microsoft, Cisco, Dell,IBM etc.have contracts, deals and relationships that overlap with each other just as each individual strand of spaghetti is intertwined into many other strands.