Should Microsoft Invest in Features?

Ezra Roizen features ClearContext in the Roizen report as a companion article to yesterday’s AlwayOn piece on Microsoft Innovation.  I quote:

‘As I listened to Deva I began asking myself, "Who needs lots of little innovations to improve its products? Who has the luxury of taking a long-term, contemplative, and iterative view of innovation? Who can offer entrepreneurs attractive mid-tier economic outcomes?" Answer: Microsoft.’

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