What if Microsoft had picked a different Chief Software Archiect?


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Microsoft has been orchestrating carefully for the past few years the transition of Bill Gates from Chief Software Architect (CSA) and regular participant in product planning meetings, to “mere” Chairman. ( is June 30.)

But it turns out Microsoft may have been planning this transition far earlier than anyone knew. And Ray Ozzie may not have been the company’s first or only choice to fill the big Microsoft CSA shoes.

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