My Favorite Quotes
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 Steve Ballmer - “There's a whole set of decisions that might have had to percolate to Bill Gates and I because they crossed the seven ... business groups that are now contained in these three divisions, and I think that ought to lead to crisper, faster actions on certain kinds of decisions we need to make,”
 Steve Ballmer - “This is a very large business that still has incredible possibilities.”
 Steve Ballmer - “The small-business market is the biggest part of the computer market, ... We really need to get after that.”
 Steve Ballmer - “The key is that for every business we have is to offer the things that pop every six to nine months, things that pop every couple of years, and things that pop longer than that.”
 Steve Ballmer - “...obviously one of the keys for us in music and video is to make sure we have an integrated and strong portable device ... shrugs business.”
 Steve Ballmer - “We realized we needed to give our core leaders deeper control and accountability in the way they run their businesses, while at the same time ensuring strong communication and collaboration across business units.”
 Steve Ballmer - “These changes are designed to align our Business Groups in a way that will enhance decision-making and speed of execution, as well as help us continue to deliver the types of products and services our customers want most.”
 Steve Ballmer - “The lifeblood of our business is that RD spend. There's nothing that flows through a pipe or down a wire or anything else. We have to continuously create new innovation that lets people do something they didn't think they could do the day before.”
 Steve Ballmer - “There's a lot of work that needs to happen. And as the Internet makes this transition, and as we try to transition our business with it, we know we need to have the same kind of long-term approach and patience that we had with Windows itself,”
 Steve Ballmer - “And we learned an important lesson Today's business software doesn't look enough like today's businesses,”
 Steve Ballmer - “I like to tell people that all of our products and business will go through three phases. There's vision, patience, and execution.”
 Steven Ballmer - “This will be a place with some structure, but structure that aids teamwork, not politics and bureaucracy, ... Nothing solves big company' ills quite like a strong focus on accountability for results with customers and shareholders.”
 Steve Ballmer - “I think this is a very meaningful way for us to concludes this litigation and to be able to really focus in on developing and delivering the innovative products and services that will benefit not only these students and these educators, but the population broadly and around the world,”
 Steve Ballmer - “The number one benefit of information technology is that it empowers people to do what they want to do. It lets people be creative. It lets people be productive. It lets people learn things they didn't think they could learn before, and so in a sense it is all about potential.”
 Steve Ballmer - “We have a pretty good reading of both Judge Jackson's decision and the law and a pretty good sense of the course that an appeal will take from our company over the conclusions of law, ... We remain entirely convinced that our behavior has been lawful, and we will appeal to establish that.”
 Steve Ballmer - “After 22 years, it's time to let Bill hang up his bow-tie and pursue all his other passions, from his family foundation to his many civic duties to his love of baseball and fly-fishing,”
 Steve Ballmer - “In this world, it should be very easy for me, the end user, to have a program that runs on my PC that tells my bank and my insurance company and my broker to all put their financial information about me in my virtual safety deposit box on the Web, and let me view my information under my control.”
 Steve Ballmer - “We have very strong momentum, particularly in the northern parts of Europe, United States, Australia ... I know for sure, 100 percent, we will do much better in Japan than we did with Xbox 1,”
 Steve Ballmer - “But IT pros should ask one thing and one thing only 'Am I getting the best products and services that allow me to run my business at maximum efficacy.' The answer for the lion's share of the time will be in favor of Microsoft products and solutions, and we feel you shouldn't have to think about Linux if you do not want to,”
 Steve Ballmer - “Throughout our history, Microsoft has won by making big, bold bets. I believe that now is not the time to scale back the scope of our ambition or the scale of our investment. While our opportunities are greater than ever, we also face new competitors, faster-moving markets and new customer demands.”
 Steve Ballmer - “Our goal in making these changes is to enable Microsoft to achieve greater agility in managing the incredible growth ahead and executing our software-based services strategy.”
 Steve Ballmer - “This agreement is a significant milestone for consumers and content owners, since it will greatly extend the reach and flexibility of digital entertainment in the home. By integrating our Windows Media(R) platform technologies with the DIRECTV service, we have created a pipeline for an incredible variety of premium digital entertainment to move seamlessly and securely throughout the home to anywhere a DIRECTV customer wants to enjoy it.”
 Steve Ballmer - “This summit is a celebration of the exceptional innovation taking place throughout the advertising industry and its vital importance to Microsoft. Just as the ad community is enabling us to deliver more and better software services across Microsoft for consumers, we are dedicated to creating even more valuable business opportunities for advertisers via the world's largest, most comprehensive set of online services.”
 Steve Ballmer - “We want to give people the ability to do what they want, where they want, and when they want on any device connected to the Internet,”
 Steve Ballmer - “What we've gone through in the last several years has caused some people to question 'Can we trust Microsoft'”

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