Microsoft’s Tablet dilemma?

I have seen a lot of post criticizing Microsoft’s stand  on competing against the iPad. I am writing this post to reflect on why I think Microsoft is acting like the way they are and their motivation behind it.  I am bringing in my insight from past Microsoft instances and my premonition of what Microsoft is doing with the Tablet market. Here is my thought:

My whole argument is based on one term that scholars have coined and is taught about in business class a lot, “Innovator’s dilemma“. What does it mean?

Facts:

Sustaining technologies are different than disruptive technologies
The pace of progress often precedes the market’s awareness of the need
Structures of companies color the choices and investments they make

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