So regarding my interview with Adam Hartung. The response to this article has been fantastic. A lot of people have emailed me saying that they absolutely agree with almost everything he has to say. Some very prominent analyst who would shock you agree as well. I wanted to address a couple of things. First , a lot of...

Adam Hartung recently wrote an article called “The Sale of Microsoft: Game Over Ballmer Loses”, where he spoke extensively about the coming demise – in his opinion – of Microsoft.  His major point was that the sea change in computing has left Microsoft behind and there is little prospect of their catching up. Now, he...

** This is part 2 of my interview with Adam Hartung. You can see the Introduction (for context) here and Part one here ** (continued) Onuora: Yeah but… Adam: You gotta do layoffs, you gotta start looking for where you’re gonna get the next batch of cash. You’ve got a very successful revenue product, an Xbox, but you...

Onuora: Well thank you very much for agreeing to do this, I’m really just trying to understand a little bit more about what you said in your article. Did you have any questions or concerns before we get started? Adam: No that’s OK, fine. Onuora: Once again thank you. Could you just give my readers a little bit of a...

A few days ago, one of my writers sent me an email asking if I had seen “what Adam Hartung wrote about Microsoft”. I went online to check it out and was blown away by the article on Forbes.com titled “Microsoft Still Can’t Find Its Future. Is It Too Late for the Company?“. While the article made some interesting points, it...

Adam Hartung is in a bad mood these days. The Forbes analyst made headlines last year when he labeled Microsoft’s Steve Ballmer as “the worst CEO of a large publicly traded company”. Back then he said that Microsoft’s monopoly over the personal computing industry had evaporated, and consumers no longer had a desire to...

Adam Hartung is man who takes no prisoners. You may recall how he criticized CEO Steve Ballmer last year, labeling him as “the worst CEO of a large publicly traded company”. Whoa! In his 2012 article he decried that Microsoft’s monopoly over the personal computing industry had vanished, and consumer desire to upgrade...