Monday, November 17, 2014

Microsoft Is (Sorta) Doomed | Tech.pinions - Perspective, Insight, Analysis

Excerpt from an extensive Microsoft reality check

"The Microsoft that just brought in record quarterly income, is the same Microsoft that faces severe challenges going forward. First, Mobile is the fastest growing segment in tech and Microsoft has no prospects there. Second, Microsoft’s business model is dependent upon licensing its Windows Operating System to manufacturers and that business model has been disrupted and is no longer viable. Third, approximately seventy percent of Microsoft’s income is generated by its Windows Operating System and its Office productivity suite but all of that income is coming from PCs (notebook and desktop personal computers) and PC sales are flat or declining.
Let’s examine each those issues in one by one."
Microsoft Is (Sorta) Doomed | Tech.pinions - Perspective, Insight, Analysis
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