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:
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 Kaelin is a CBS Interactive Senior Editor for TechRepublic. He is the host for the Microsoft Windows and Office blog, the Google in the Enterprise blog, the Five Apps blog and the Big Data Analytics blog.