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Poll Results: How far behind has Microsoft fallen in the innovation race?

Find out how your peers answered this question: When it comes to product innovation and creating new markets, how far behind has Microsoft fallen?

On February 5, 2010, I used Mary-Jo Foley's blog post about Microsoft's lack of innovation, "Microsoft's Challenge: Innovation, Innovation, Innovation," where she wondered out loud whether Microsoft would ever be able to recapture its ability to develop innovative products, as a basis for this question:

When it comes to product innovation and creating new markets, how far behind has Microsoft fallen?

Results

If anyone from Microsoft happens to be passing by, they might want to take a close look at the results, because as far as the very IT savvy TechRepublic Membership is concerned, Microsoft is woefully far behind when it comes to innovation. Perhaps it is time for the company to interject a greater sense of urgency in the research and development process.

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Mark W. Kaelin has been writing and editing stories about the IT industry, gadgets, finance, accounting, and tech-life for more than 25 years. Most recently, he has been a regular contributor to BreakingModern.com, aNewDomain.net, and TechRepublic.

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