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Jul 31, 2022Liked by Steven Sinofsky

"Many were already looking beyond Windows 7, thinking, and plotting as though delivering Windows 7 was some sort of no-brainer." This is a different facet of the issues that led to Longhorn. In this environment it is tempting to bring in a lot of presentations on ideas that aren't in the current product plan and have no developers assigned. Then it is a small step to start saying the ideas are committed. It takes a lot of discipline to resist this environment.

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