Microsoft's not so Agile Development Strategy

Published: 03 Sep 2006


In this NY Times article by John Markoff, the frantic cry from Microsoft to over a million beta testers to give the new Vista operating system "an urgent shakedown" is evident and quite disturbing keeping in mind that MS still holds 97% of the desktop market share. But after 5 years without a new operating system, MS is apparently trying to prove analysts wrong about slipping further from their November goal of making Vista available to corporate customers.