Challenges in Structure Transformation: Microsoft Business Divisions 
Challenges in Structure Transformation: Microsoft Business Divisions by Stanford / Jeff Raikes
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Date Added: January 30, 2010

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Raikes talks about how Microsoft participates in a broad range of competitive and evolving businesses in the software industry. They are transforming into seven business: client (Windows), information worker business (Office), Business Solutions (small to medium businesses), server and tools, MSN, and Home and Entertainment (X-Box, PC gaming).

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Jeff Raikes lectures on Entrepreneurship for Stanford University students, May 5, 2004. As group vice president of Productivity and Business Services (PBS) at Microsoft Corp., Jeff Raikes is responsible for Microsoft's Information Worker Business Group (IWBG). He also oversees products and sales for small and midmarket customers and partners, and the company's licensing programs for organizations. In addition, Raikes manages the Business Solutions Group and the Small and Midmarket Solutions and Partners group. In this Stanford lecture, he talks about product innovation in software, choosing the path that is right for you and the principle of agility.

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Last Updated: Mon, Jun 5, 2006

Course Details:
- Entrepreneurial Thought Leader Speaker Series
- Stanford University's Entrepreneurship Corner (ecorner)

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Entrepreneurial Thought Leader Speaker Series.


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