Why isn't Microsoft bringing innovation to market?

04/12/2010 | Forbes

Microsoft spends money on projects for innovation and research and development, yet little of that work is turned into consumer products, Adam Hartung writes. "Microsoft has been horrible at effectively moving truly new products from development to the marketplace," Hartung writes. One problem, he writes, is its failure to use "white space teams," which Hartung defines as unconstrained, dedicated employees tasked with turning innovative ideas into commercially viable products.

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