Friday, June 26, 2015

CEO Satya Nadella turns away from Windows Phone, Surface in new Microsoft mission - Puget Sound Business Journal

Lots of reading-between-the-lines speculation about Satya Nadella's Microsoft mission memo (GeekWire published the full companywide email)

"The biggest change from the previous mission statement Ballmer coined is that it doesn’t reference the “family of devices” the company used to like to talk about so much.
Nadella did reference the company’s devices in his email, but only in passing right along with all sorts of other priorities, from gaming to diversity.
The change underscores a decreasing focus on Microsoft building its own new devices, such as the Windows Phone and Surface tablet, in lieu of building the services such as Office that run on every device."
CEO Satya Nadella turns away from Windows Phone, Surface in new Microsoft mission - Puget Sound Business Journal
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