Foley on Microsoft
Mary Jo Foley on what she'll be watching for from Microsoft in 2012.
This isn't your typical January predictions column. This is more like my Post-It list of things I'll be watching for from the 'Softies in the coming year. It's a scary but potentially exciting reminder of just how crazy-busy 2012 is going to be for Microsoft customers, partners and watchers.
Last year was an "in-between" year for Microsoft. There weren't a whole lot of brand-new product launches -- but 2012 will be the exact opposite. Can Microsoft deliver? How well? Will it be enough to appease employees, Wall Street and users with Apples in their eyes? Here's my short list of Microsoft topics for 2012, in no particular order:
About the Author
Mary Jo Foley is editor of the ZDNet "All About Microsoft" blog and has been covering Microsoft for about two decades. She's the author of "Microsoft 2.0" (John Wiley & Sons, 2008), which examines what's next for Microsoft in the post-Gates era.
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