sappley
Will momentous leadership changes put a shine back on Microsoft? New CEO Satya Nadella replaces Steve Ballmer while John Thompson replaces Bill Gates as board chairman.
Comment by Stuart Appley
Innovation with be key for Microsoft and hopefully having a technologist, particularly from the Cloud side, will help....
jdodge
Will momentous leadership changes put a shine back on Microsoft? New CEO Satya Nadella replaces Steve Ballmer while John Thompson replaces Bill Gates as board chairman.
Comment by John Dodge
Spot on, Doug. Microsoft's licensing business model is very long in the tooth, but with $77B in cash on hand and still...
Goddardd
Will momentous leadership changes put a shine back on Microsoft? New CEO Satya Nadella replaces Steve Ballmer while John Thompson replaces Bill Gates as board chairman.
Comment by Doug Goddard
Hard to write off a company with Microsoft's resources and imprint within the world of legacy systems. However, they...
Chris Nerney
Will momentous leadership changes put a shine back on Microsoft? New CEO Satya Nadella replaces Steve Ballmer while John Thompson replaces Bill Gates as board chairman.
Comment by Chris Nerney
Driving forward is a big one, Martin. Microsoft has spent far too much time and resources defending its Windows and...
jdodge
Will momentous leadership changes put a shine back on Microsoft? New CEO Satya Nadella replaces Steve Ballmer while John Thompson replaces Bill Gates as board chairman.
Comment by John Dodge
Here's a negative view based on an interview with former Microsooft exec Joachim Kempin. He says that Nadella is "a...
jdobbs
Will momentous leadership changes put a shine back on Microsoft? New CEO Satya Nadella replaces Steve Ballmer while John Thompson replaces Bill Gates as board chairman.
Comment by Joel Dobbs
Gerstner, when asked about his vision for IBM famously replied, "The last thing IBM needs is a vision."  He...
jdodge
Will momentous leadership changes put a shine back on Microsoft? New CEO Satya Nadella replaces Steve Ballmer while John Thompson replaces Bill Gates as board chairman.
Comment by John Dodge
Joel, I remember Lou Gerstener was constantly dinged for not having "the vision thing" after IBM had been pummeled and...
HelenB
Will momentous leadership changes put a shine back on Microsoft? New CEO Satya Nadella replaces Steve Ballmer while John Thompson replaces Bill Gates as board chairman.
Comment by Helen Beckett
It's momentous times for the industry and the company has (probably) wisely not opted for a momentous shift in...
mdavis10
Will momentous leadership changes put a shine back on Microsoft? New CEO Satya Nadella replaces Steve Ballmer while John Thompson replaces Bill Gates as board chairman.
Comment by Martin Davis
I think a lot of it will depend on the products delivered. Lets take Windows 8 for example - two operating systems...