It is always a significant occasion when you spend 9,000 days at a company and then decide to part ways. This is what Antoine Leblond is doing, as Microsoft continues making upper management changes. According to this recent report, Leblond will leave Redmond today (Monday) after nearly 25 years at the...

I guess we can now safely strike off one name of the list. No many, if any, believed Steven Sinofsky could return back to lead Microsoft after the retirement of Steve Ballmer. And now we can be even surer that the former Windows 7 boss will not come back at Microsoft in a CEO position — as it was revealed...

The biggest news this past week was undoubtedly the revamp and bright new redesign of the website. Elsewhere, the world of Windows was made up of rumors, reports, and other such news. Primary among it all stood SkyDrive, with the cloud service getting a name change along with new features. Here are the...

Steven Sinofsky parted ways with Microsoft back in November. The leader of the Windows 8 development team caused quite a stir in the technology world when he left Redmond, as it was just a few weeks after the launch of the company’s latest operating system. The details of this high-profile exit have been of...

Steven Sinofsky may have exited Microsoft without a sound last year, but the former high-profile executive has been regularly in the news ever since. Reports started to pop up occasionally about the reasons behind his exit, along with financial details. Apparently, the former Windows boss was still had to...

This week was all about Windows 8.1, codename Windows Blue. Microsoft promised a comprehensive unveiling of its anticipated new operating system before the end of the month, and true to its word, detailed several of its new features yesterday. In the meantime things moved along on other fronts. Here are the...

It has been a while since we have heard from Steven Sinofsky, the former Windows boss who decided to part ways with Microsoft soon after the launch of Windows 8, the company’s newest operating system he helped build. And now the former senior executive has talked about the new OS and Microsoft’s Surface...

So all the Steve Ballmer bashing got me thinking the other day, if he just up and left, who would be the natural replacement for him? When you get past all the hateful rhetoric and some of the deep and fairly valid criticism, Mr. Ballmer’s job is a pretty extraordinary one and since he has done this job for so...

This is a good one for therapists and psychologists in training. In a post that will no doubt be scrutinized in coming days, former Windows chief Steven Sinofsky put together a VERY comprehensive post on the practice of managing through disagreement. In typical Sinofsky fashion, it’s very detailed and...

This week is the proverbial calm before the storm. The storm, in this case, is the release of Surface Pro. Or Surface with Window 8 Pro as Microsoft likes to label it. Whatever you call it, industry insiders believe the new premium tablet is set to hit stores shelves right before the end of the month. So...