Another Early Account of How Microsoft Strangled Its Own Tablets

In former VP Dick Brass's stabbing assault on Microsoft, he pointed to how his tablet projects were strangled to death by competing groups inside the company. So it's interesting to see the record of infighting go back further. » 2/04/10 8:48pm 2/04/10 8:48pm

Microsoft On Claims of Lameness: It's the Scale, Stupid

After former VP Dick Brass publicly excoriated Microsoft's management and philosophy in an NYT Op-Ed this morning, the company had three good options: fully discredit his claims, let it pass, or admit shortcomings. Or, I guess, none of the above. » 2/04/10 5:58pm 2/04/10 5:58pm

How Innovation Dies at Microsoft

"Unlike other companies, Microsoft never developed a true system for innovation." Dick Brass, a former VP at Microsoft, lays out in a scathing NYT op/ed how the company has destroyed its ability to "bring us the future." It's insanely fascinating. » 2/04/10 11:43am 2/04/10 11:43am