As Google steals its education thunder, what can Microsoft do?

The Christensen Institute

Whereas Microsoft played the role of disruptor the first time around, in this chapter, Google is disrupting Microsoft and threatening to drive it out of most U.S. These products were plug-compatible with Microsoft’s DOS operating system, thanks to a well-defined interface, and customers took notice. Apple could have decided to modularize its design and sell its operating system for other computer assemblers to use to thwart the rise of Microsoft’s Windows.