InfoWorld's Galen Gruman speaks out regarding the publication's decision to launch and support a "Save XP" petition drive that has garnered nearly 200,000 signatures to date. XP is perfectly good, he says. Why stop selling it?
Has the furor over Vista actually been any worse than the hue and cry when XP was released? Is Microsoft listening to customers calling for it to keep XP? Roger Kay, president of market intelligence company Endpoint Technologies Associates, shares his thoughts on Microsoft's relationship with its customers.
What comes next? Is it even feasible for companies to skip over Vista and wait instead for Windows 7? And with talk that Windows is so big it's essentially "broken," what form should the next version of the operating system take? We'll talk to Brenda Cooper, a futurist and CIO of the city of Kirkland, Wash., about Microsoft's Windows strategy from here.