OM: The challenge for Microsoft comes down to: you’ve got developers, you’ve got cloud, you’ve got the legacy, the enterprise relationships, those things you got right. You’ve got old legacy products which people like to use however there is a little bit of challenge when it comes to the new world. Look at the world where people are spending money on applications, devices, other way of thinking. We don’t have a Microsoft product in our company now, which is unimaginable five years ago and I think that’s the challenge you have.
SN: I thought you had an Xbox in your lounge?
–Om Malik, in a conversation with Microsoft’s Satya Nadella, who’s now the reported frontrunner to become CEO. Read more on Microsoft in the Longreads Archive.
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