Windows Computing Devices Only 30% Market
With mobile devices proliferating, Windows is no longer king. Microsoft's future lies in stealing the strategies of its most bitter rivals.
The winds of change are blowing through the tech industry, and those winds have left Microsoft clutching at its market share and searching for relevance. Windows 8 is Microsoft's first major effort to weather the tempest, but no operating system alone is enough. To shore up its future and compete with Apple and Google, the once infallible software giant must become Apple and Google. Thanks to the rapid rise of tablets and smartphones, Windows is now powering only 30% of consumer computing devices. If it wants to stay relevant in the new normal, Microsoft needs to change something fast.Full StoryCIO.com