Ending Forced Ranking: Why Steve Ballmer is My Hero
By Rob Enderle | Article Published November 14, 2013
Discontinuing its stacked ranking system should make Microsoft a significantly more competitive company.
Tags: Microsoft, IT management, steve ballmer
Ballmer Says Goodbye at Annual Microsoft Employee Meeting
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published September 27, 2013
The departing CEO's speech to his employees was very emotional.
Tags: Microsoft, steve ballmer
Steve Ballmer Reorganizes Microsoft
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published July 11, 2013
The company's eight divisions will be pared down to four.
Tags: Microsoft, steve ballmer, reorganization
Report: Microsoft Could Announce Restructuring This Week
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published July 09, 2013
Executives are said to be nervous about the reorganization.
Tags: services, Microsoft, steve ballmer, restructurings, hardware
Windows 8.1: A New Age for Microsoft
By Rob Enderle | Article Published July 01, 2013
With the latest release of its operating system, Steve Ballmer is remaking Microsoft to be his kind of company.
Tags: operating system, Microsoft, developers, steve ballmer, bill gates, Windows 8.1
Microsoft Releases Windows 8.1 Preview
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published June 27, 2013
The update includes a Start button and other features designed to appeal to users of older versions of Windows.
Tags: Microsoft, steve ballmer, Windows 8.1, Start Button, Build 2013, boot to desktop
Microsoft's Ballmer Makes Surprise Appearance at CES
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published January 09, 2013
After vowing not to do another CES keynote, Microsoft's CEO crashed the party.
Tags: Windows, Microsoft, mobile, chips, steve ballmer, CES, Qualcomm, tablets
Microsoft's Ballmer Calls Surface Tablet Sales 'Modest'
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published November 12, 2012
The company hasn't said how many of the devices it has sold so far.
Tags: Microsoft, steve ballmer, tablet, Surface
Ballmer Trumpets Microsoft's 'Epic Year'
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published September 17, 2012
The Microsoft CEO discusses Windows 8, Surface pricing, Google and more.
Tags: Google, Microsoft, Windows 8, steve ballmer, Surface
Microsoft Expects to Sell a 'Few Million' Surface Tablets
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published July 10, 2012
CEO Steve Ballmer says Microsoft won't concede to Apple.
Tags: Microsoft, Apple, steve ballmer, tablet, Surface
Steve Ballmer vs. Larry Page: Success for Both May Reside in the Other
By Rob Enderle | Article Published April 03, 2012
These powerful tech CEOs could learn from one another.
Tags: Google, Microsoft, Enterprise IT, steve ballmer, Larry Page
Microsoft Touts Its Cloud, Mobile Strategy
By Stuart J. Johnston | Article Published October 29, 2010
Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer detailed the software giant's plans for its Windows 7 and Azure initiatives.
Tags: cloud computing, Cloud, Microsoft, Azure, steve ballmer
Ozzie to Leave Chief Software Architect Role at Microsoft
By Stuart J. Johnston | Article Published October 18, 2010
After a little more than four years as Bill Gates' replacement as the face and intellect of a very smart company, Ray Ozzie is leaving the software giant.
Tags: Microsoft, steve ballmer, bill gates, Ray Ozzie, chief software architect
Ballmer Responds to Steve Jobs's PC Critique
By David Needle | Article Published June 04, 2010
Microsoft's CEO offers his take on the iPad and responds to Jobs's comment that PCs will become more like trucks while mobile devices are fast becoming the "cars" most consumers will use.
Tags: cloud computing, iphone apps, iPad apps, steve jobs, steve ballmer
Microsoft's CEO: 'We're Still the Most Profitable'
By Stuart J. Johnston | Article Published May 28, 2010
CEO Steve Ballmer says during a visit to India that he is not concerned about Apple overtaking Microsoft in market capitalization.
Tags: Microsoft, iPhone, Apple, steve jobs, steve ballmer
Macworld Expo Spotlights Humor
By David Needle | Article Published February 12, 2010
Steve Jobs was roasted, off-beat iPhone apps were presented, and generally an air of levity prevailed at the Macworld expo.
Tags: iphone apps, Apple, steve jobs, steve ballmer
Ballmer: And Then There Was One
By Stuart J. Johnston | Article Published June 28, 2008
As Bill Gates leaves Microsoft behind, Steve Ballmer and the team he has put in place have plenty of challenges to overcome.
Tags: Windows, Microsoft, marketing, steve ballmer, Lotus Notes