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Steve Ballmer "We tried too big a task" with Vista

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#1 scaramonga



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Posted 20 May 2010 - 05:41 PM

images/news/vista.jpg It’s not every day that you hear the CEO of a major corporation admit that they wasted time on a product. But Steve Ballmer did just that when talking about Windows Vista. Ballmer stated that “We tried too big a task and in the process wound up losing thousands of man hours of innovation." All of those man hours resulted in a 5 year wait for the follow up to the rock solid platform that is still widely used today, Windows XP.

Windows 7 made good on Microsoft’s line of operating systems and is being widely adopted worldwide. But Ballmer’s recognition that they wasted time on Vista by taking on a task to big is one of the few times you will hear the CEO discredit Windows Vista.


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Posted 21 May 2010 - 02:45 AM

:giggle: You can only avoid the truth,at best, as it will always exist hehehehe :jerry:

Edited by stormrosson, 21 May 2010 - 02:46 AM.

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