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Matt Rosoff Quotes

This is definitely being driven by Microsoft's desire to position Windows as a home entertainment hub, and to do that they have to make some concessions, ... They're walking a line, trying to please both sides (content companies and consumers) at the same time.
Matt Rosoff
#Desire

Getting to profitability will require a big-name software launch while withstanding a concentrated marketing blitz from Sony. Anything less could mean years of red ink ahead.
Matt Rosoff
#Marketing

I think they thought of putting in a more sales-oriented person (Johnson) who talks to customers all the time and really knows what they're asking for.
Matt Rosoff
#Sales

Content owners may not take advantage of what Microsoft is doing? They could bypass the PC altogether, or come up with some other type of system.
Matt Rosoff
#Advantage

The idea being that, over the life of the business, they make their money off software and peripherals.
Matt Rosoff
#Business

They have to prove this year that Xbox 360 is going to be a money maker, because they have put a lot into it. Overall, I don't think there were any big surprises. Windows and Tools are going like gangbusters.
Matt Rosoff
#Money

Even if they don't violate the letter of the law, if competitors think that it's doing something similar to what's been decided earlier, it could lead to another lawsuit.
Matt Rosoff
#Law

I wouldn't be surprised if Microsoft could double (its online advertising revenue) in three to five years.
Matt Rosoff
#Advertising

There's room for improvement in areas such as clear product roadmaps and delivering timely updates,
Matt Rosoff
#Improvement

There's room for improvement,
Matt Rosoff
#Improvement

He wants to put people in charge who have a lot of customer contact and really know what customers want. He understands the importance of having smart technical people, but I think he views executive leadership as more of a business role. We'll see how that works.
Matt Rosoff
#People

They don't want a huge spike in December and then a slump in January and February, ... They're trying to avoid that.
Matt Rosoff
#Trying

The main thing for Microsoft as a company is to get as much use as possible for the PC as a home entertainment device, and one way to do that is ensure that there is a lot of readily available content. Their concern is that none of the partner services will take off or will be effective, keeping Apple as a dominant platform.
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#Company