September 27,, despite recent top employees have been constantly change distress, including some key technical and management personnel to main rival Google, Bill Gates and ballmer still believed into BuHuoZhiNian Microsoft still as a magnet attracted global top technology and management talents to join us. The
The Seattle) mail reported last Friday, Microsoft Office 2007 in Seattle plug held company, Philip stadium annual meeting, 17000 employees to participate in the meeting. Microsoft chairman Bill Gates and ballmer, chief executive said Microsoft will believe beyond Windows and Office, etc, into the video game monopoly market and business software to become more broad market areas.
Microsoft’s grand plan for senior drew internal employees, that these plans for questioning whether Microsoft is too big and difficult to achieve, gates and ballmer has said, this is what Microsoft has the strategic advantage, Microsoft and Google are other rivals the biggest difference.
Gates said, "in hiring top talent Microsoft and other companies are not big difference, but the scale but is very different." The following is the gates and ballmer accept the
Q: just now you review the Microsoft 30 DuoNian the brilliant history, so according to the your idea, five years from Microsoft will be what kind of? Such as its size, product line, and so on?
Gates: actually five years to the significant events of the today will have to start do, you like to bring home entertainment psu on Xbox will brand new concept, we also brewing of office software big improvement, some of the key research is already underway, but we have enough money to do these things. We are in some of the studies, such as business solutions in the next five years, not only in scale, in generating profits will also have a big step. Of course, today to see, this is all we have, the stakes, five years later, people have will be on the Tablet PC has a new understanding, all of the research and development work is the continuation of, in 5 years there won’t be any faults.
Ballmer: in the future we besides selling software besides, still can through the Internet to large companies and ordinary users provide software customization service. The future will also into advertising business, advertising can play an important role in financing, so our business model will evolve further for the growth of the future, we are full of confidence.
Q: for the rise of Google and Microsoft competition of how do you think about?
Gates: just for today, Google’s business is very narrow, although it also try to enter a new field, but whether the development tools, operating systems, products, tools and so on in there is no Google’s strengths. Google also top software talents in the struggle, with Microsoft in talent employment is similar, but its product line and business field than Microsoft’s broad far.
Q: you two going to in the leadership position again dry how many years?
Ballmer: as far as I’m concerned, my assignment is decided by the board of directors of board of directors, if has been to stay on, I plan to have been working to my younger son is at university, that is to do so far at least 11 years or longer.
Gates: I have DuoCi said, I’m in the work the most suitable for young people to do the work in the future, so one day I feel no longer suited as a chief software architect this position, but with my future career is concerned, Microsoft is still my home. Therefore, I hope one day I work by a young man to do, I want to try a coaching role, that’s a very good experience.