The Rebirth Of Microsoft - How Satya Nadella Saved It (Or Did He?)

  • Published: 16 February 2019
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    63rd video of the Behind the Business Series.

    #microsoft #rebirth

    Under the kind patronage of Nagabhushanam Peddi & Alex Sutherland.

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  • Ullas
    Ullas  1 days back

    Business Casual is wiping Steve Balmer white butt.

    • jaamsadams
      jaamsadams  3 days back

      Satya Nadella is the BASTARD Who Dropped The BALL. Even if windows phone was not making money and causing MS sinking down, it was still better to stay with it and wait for fortune instead of doing a suicide.

      • Lupea Razvan
        Lupea Razvan  4 days back

        Videos are nice,but when you watch a bunch from a go you realize that they miss substance,they are like a extended trailer.peace

        • Sean Dougan
          Sean Dougan  5 days back

          I didn't like Microsoft for a long time for some reasons but not all including
          (1) Microsoft plays legal hard ball - Jscript, hololens etc.
          (2) The sales model they have are based around cyclical version releases - hackers target non-upgrades and put development behind a pay wall
          (3) Flip a coin operating system quality from version to version
          (4) .net was intrinsically built around windows form controls - a win32 api call for requests to the graphic processor which held templated shapes and markups such as winforms - even web had to be built and hosted exclusively in a win host, pre typescript acquisition when jquery was the backbone of your web application was just annoying
          (5) Exclusivity - those same controls are bound furthermore to IIS and need a windows server to host your microsoft sites or workstations with something that runs the .net CLR - at the time only windows hosts

          but they opened up to the world. They have a lot more free alternatives that offer upgrades to enterprise edition. Azure in my opinion is pricy but worth it, arguably best cloud platform. .NET Core released and reframed to be used on any machine or device with UWP and core redesigns - even the OS got a linux subsystem. I can spin up a windows swarm(or kube) with docker. They eliminated multiple tier home - enterprise - starter and just made 1 with an upgradeable option (the upgrade is worth it just for docker). Typescript acquisition was amazing for integrating with razor templating. Picked up PWA into an easy use on visual studio, always competitive MSSQLSERVER - good vision FDA just passed holo lens testing for surgical procedures and sugical training - they OWN the gaming market via xbox and PC....

          The list goes on but the jist is I've been around the block and back with microsoft and this is a new company that looks the most reliable over time to me. The decisions they make resonate with me as a developer, Super User and Basic User I constantly see critical features implemented methodically, cyclically ( in a good way this time - no pay wall for updates) and most importantly intuitively - any long term microsoft user can usually intuitively work their way through new patches both graphically and textually through whatever software is there. This is basically a brand new company in my eyes and no longer a microsoft hater.

          Best Devs World SMD facebook.

          • Boe Dillard
            Boe Dillard  5 days back

            Steve Ballmer was dreadful for MS' reputation. Hmmm - vista, nokia... I think he is the one who gave developers at MS the authorizations to leave web interfaces incomplete and just use poweshell to do all the things the old gui interface could do with a click of a mouse.

            • ALI KOTEICH
              ALI KOTEICH  7 days back

              Anyone else thought its minecraft video or its just me?!

              • ALI KOTEICH
                ALI KOTEICH  7 days back

                Anyone else thought its minecraft video or its just me?!

                • Nishant Patar
                  Nishant Patar  7 days back

                  Hey dear Indians stop all Indian saga here. This people might be Indian origin but now they are fully American.
                  Instead you guys start working for your country and create your own company.
                  Work hard rather doing bullshit.

                  • Miguel Pereira
                    Miguel Pereira  1 weeks back

                    You gotta admire Indian people. They know their shot when it comes to technology

                    • Miguel Pereira
                      Miguel Pereira  1 weeks back

                      I suggest everyone here watch the video "Who really runs tech companies?" By youtuber Coreteks. It seems to me that Balmer is the "good management" type of executive and not the disruptive one

                      • Saibal Republic
                        Saibal Republic  1 weeks back

                        "500$ for a touchscreen ? That's no way Apple can appeal businesses and enterprises because it doesn't have a physical keyboard"
                        I remember seeing a Ballmer interview I guess sometime in 2007 or 08 and this is what he said. He mocked Apple and it's large touchscreen model. Ironically , Windows Mobile was already a flop at the time and even Windows Phone failed like 5 years later. What however, did not failed at that time, was Apple. Not really a fan of Jobs personal character, but as a person with great ideas , he really stood out of the crowd. Genius , simply genius !

                        • Dex4Sure
                          Dex4Sure  1 weeks back

                          What do we learn from this yet again? Salesperson should NEVER be a CEO of a tech company. It has to be a technologist. Ballmer alienated so many tech people from Windows with his bizarre ideas... As a salesperson he was too shortsighted, stagnated and quite frankly - tech illiterate, to see the mobile revolution and take it seriously before it was already too late. Then he attempted to bring mobile interface to PC's which was the disaster we know as Windows 8 that hurt Microsoft's reputation far more than Vista ever did. Its clear he had no clue how to run the company.

                          It was pretty similar story with Intel CEO Krzanich... He had no vision, yet he was praised by Intel investors for years who didn't understand the only reason he was "successful" as CEO at the time because there was no competition (AMD had just failed miserably with Bulldozer). So it was literally impossible for him to deliver bad results at the helm of Intel. But then, fast forward to 2017 AMD came back with brand new architecture and caught Intel totally pants down thanks to Krzanich's incompetence whose strategy was for years to just re-launch the exact same products with minor tweaks and price hikes after every new generation (just because market had no option, they had to swallow it). Not surprisingly, he got fired shortly after the board of directors understood just how badly he executed as CEO and how unprepared he was to respond to competition entering the market. Now Intel is under attack from both ARM and AMD and looks like its only getting worse from here.

                          • Silver Story
                            Silver Story  2 weeks back

                            Who do you think is the next CEO?

                            • Arsenic 008
                              Arsenic 008  2 weeks back

                              6:29 that's what Gandhi did and every good Indian does to keep his legacy Alive.

                              • Arsenic 008
                                Arsenic 008  2 weeks back

                                Satya means truth! In Hindi

                                • SaNapa
                                  SaNapa  3 weeks back

                                  New Racist channel in town.

                                  • Steve Luiting
                                    Steve Luiting  3 weeks back

                                    The Surface actually was responsible for the stock uptick. Azure was sad. We lost tons of money because of their "token" system without telling us they vanished after one year. Thanks Microsoft.

                                    • Kyle Logan
                                      Kyle Logan  3 weeks back

                                      The guy who intended to break up microsoft died not long after, thats why it never happened. Microsoft, you dirty dog...

                                      • justsomeguytoyou
                                        justsomeguytoyou  3 weeks back

                                        Regardless of who is running Microsoft, they'll always be around because of big business. Some companies simply don't want a Linux-based solution. Whether or not they will still be around long-term for the home user remains to be seen, as the sales of pc's continues to drop. They may reach a point where there simply isn't enough money in it for them to continue with non-business pc's

                                        • Mohammed Al-bogami
                                          Mohammed Al-bogami  3 weeks back

                                          5:42 (the left middle)
                                          Why I always see anime charecter in your videos?

                                          • Berdugong-Druglord Slash President

                                            Bring back lumia, develop itinto a full pledge windows 10 os with xbox live, zune and other failed products combined.. Get more app-devs to work in the windows store platform, steal apples shares in the mobile phone segment and voila.. the microsoft lumia’s greatest comeback!

                                            • VersusARCH
                                              VersusARCH  3 weeks back

                                              I have a feeling that if Microsoft is the USSR Bill was Stalin, Ballmer was Krushchev and Satya will, in retrospect, turn out to have been Brezhnev.

                                              • the alaskan
                                                the alaskan  3 weeks back

                                                Microsoft went from crappy videogame consoles to crappy iPad ripoff Surface tablets and they STILL make a crappy operating system.Apple's OS is still better than Windows

                                                • Awara Backpacker
                                                  Awara Backpacker  3 weeks back

                                                  Your video editing skills are fantastic!!!

                                                  • Dhanu 007
                                                    Dhanu 007  4 weeks back

                                                    Satya Nadella made India proud 🇮🇳🔥🇮🇳🔥🇮🇳

                                                    • Pakistan zindabad
                                                      Pakistan zindabad  4 weeks back

                                                      South Indians rocks 🔥
                                                      Google - tamilian
                                                      PepsiCo -tamilian
                                                      Microsoft- Telugu
                                                      Adobe - Telugu
                                                      Love from Pakistan to south India !!;

                                                      • Shuvro chandro Nath
                                                        Shuvro chandro Nath  4 weeks back

                                                        U.S. companies are built on the efforts of Indians.

                                                        • Bobby Harper
                                                          Bobby Harper  4 weeks back

                                                          Steve was the most stereotypical CEO I have ever seen. He constantly mocked and made fun of new technologies only to be past by these new technologies a few years later.

                                                          • e21big
                                                            e21big  4 weeks back

                                                            Steve "Jobless" Ballmer

                                                            • sai varma
                                                              sai varma  4 weeks back

                                                              Idiot!!!! narator cant digest that a indian became a CEO and by his words can easily say how supportive he is to the americans!!!! F*** off my friend!!!!

                                                              • Edmund West
                                                                Edmund West  4 weeks back

                                                                "Too late in the smartphone business?" Rubbish, the first Windows Phone was in 2005: before Android or iOS existed.

                                                                • Venkat Rajvardhan Reddy Konda

                                                                  The video maker does not like Satya Nadella it seems if Steve Ballmer has been he must have been good so is the case with Satya else why would gates approve Satya as CEO

                                                                  • Soham Brahme
                                                                    Soham Brahme  4 weeks back

                                                                    Now I feel bad for using cracked windows always

                                                                    • harkoll
                                                                      harkoll  1 months back

                                                                      Ofcourse, what ever Satya Nadella achieved would not have been possible if Charles Babage didn't invent Difference Engine....

                                                                      • P. Vivek
                                                                        P. Vivek  1 months back

                                                                        Business casual is casual in delivering ads

                                                                        • Albert Lam
                                                                          Albert Lam  1 months back

                                                                          You want to give Steve Ballmer the credit for profitability of Microsoft after he leaves because Azure existed during his tenure? When the next CEO is Satya Nadella, who led Microsoft in their cloud, server, and business solutions departments? Do some more research before halfassing these videos.

                                                                          • Ton Bong
                                                                            Ton Bong  1 months back

                                                                            Satya seems like Obama. I wonder how will this play out on the long run since we know soft Obama was a terrible leader for America.

                                                                            • Das TIER
                                                                              Das TIER  1 months back

                                                                              I still don't get why they're still around. They barely managed to produce anything useful.
                                                                              WinXP was great at the time. Win Vista was only the trailer for Win7, which was a huge step up to WinXP. Still crappy but now with aero design and 64 bit.

                                                                              Windows 8 and 8.1 were a failed experiment. And Windows 10 is a joke.

                                                                              And that joke is not even particularly funny.

                                                                              • Abbas Akbar
                                                                                Abbas Akbar  1 months back

                                                                                It isn't entirely philosophical. For one, Satya's management style has led him to form partnerships with other enterprise software companies like Oracle, VMWare, Red Hat, SAP, ServiceNow (Etc), bring xbox game pass to the switch, form partnerships with Sony and Nintendo so they can use Azure to support their game-streaming initiatives next gen, allow for Linux usage on Microsoft Cloud services, so on so forth. Just an entire shift to open source computing and development. This has driven tangible growth for the company. Ballmer would have likely never formed such alliances and partnerships. In addition, much of Microsoft's top and bottom line growth is fueled by subscriptions. Transparent, recurring revenue streams typically command higher price to earnings multiples on Wall Street, so the method of product distribution under Satya (Office + Dynamics 365, Azure, LinkedIn, Game Pass) is another factor to consider.

                                                                                • John Iii
                                                                                  John Iii  1 months back

                                                                                  It wasn’t hard to be better than Balmer. That was Gates greatest company mistake choosing him as the CEO

                                                                                  • Gyanendra Prakash
                                                                                    Gyanendra Prakash  1 months back

                                                                                    Everybody love and use Windows because it's fully functional OS on the earth . You can do almost everything you want on a PC.

                                                                                    • Steven L
                                                                                      Steven L  2 months back

                                                                                      not that long ago the pundits say Apple is on the rise and ms is on the way down. because of smart phone, fewer and fewer people will buy pc and windows, ms's cash cow will shrink. fast fwd to 2019, apple is in trouble while ms is getting better. ino, that is the ultimate irony.

                                                                                      • Dennis Miller
                                                                                        Dennis Miller  2 months back


                                                                                        • Rajnish Kumar
                                                                                          Rajnish Kumar  2 months back

                                                                                          I need dashlane

                                                                                          • Andrew Soria
                                                                                            Andrew Soria  2 months back

                                                                                            execution >

                                                                                            • sharkheadism
                                                                                              sharkheadism  2 months back

                                                                                              He looks like a goober though and I can't respect that

                                                                                              • Debarka Sengupta
                                                                                                Debarka Sengupta  2 months back

                                                                                                Brought to you by Balmer. I have never heard such funny stuff.

                                                                                                • FEY'SCONTROL
                                                                                                  FEY'SCONTROL  2 months back

                                                                                                  I am highly impressed by the video production.