Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sun 8th Dec 2013 22:10 UTC
Microsoft

The Microsoft CEO succession process appears to be stalled. This is a company with immense human, technical, and financial resources; the tech industry is filled with intelligent, energetic, dedicated candidates. What's wrong with the matchmaking process?

The gist: Microsoft needs someone strong enough to stand up to the old guard still looking over everyone's shoulder (Gates and Ballmer) - and essentially dismiss them - since the company needs to look to the future, not the past.

Good luck with that.

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project_2501
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2006-03-20

The days of big Microsoft backend ... with technical dependencies (call it lockin, call it integration) .. is over.

If you can't see why you don't need AD, then what out, your business is going get killed by more efficient competition.

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