Microsoft by the numbers


From correspondent AY: 150,000,000 Number of Windows 7 licenses sold, making Windows 7 by far the fastest growing operating system in history. <10 Percentage of US netbooks running Windows in 2008. 96 Percentage of US netbooks running Windows in 2009. 9,000,000 Number of customer downloads of the Office 2010 beta…

end to end design versus BOM design


Grossly simplifying, some products are Bill of Materials (BOM) products and some are Designed products. BOM products come to market via a process of generating a parts list and then integrating. In place of designers, BOM products have buyers and integrators. In place of innovation, BOM products have standards. The…