Microsoft Essay by Master Researcher

A discussion on Microsoft and its product development.
# 88086 | 2,250 words | 0 sources | 2005 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2005 in Business (Companies) , Computer and Technology (General)

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This paper discusses the development process for new products at Microsoft. It notes that Microsoft, producer of the windows system, releases new versions of its software periodically, also releasing additional products compatible with it and licensing its system to other software companies so they can make their software compatible with this widely used operating system. It explains that with each new release, the company incorporates new ideas, including considering requests from customers as to what should be included.

From the Paper:

"Microsoft is the software giant that created and distributes the most common operating system for personal computers today, using the windows system in its various configurations. This product has made the company one of the world's most valuable corporations with considerable power in the broader computer industry. The company first introduced DOS as an operating system. The second version, released in 1987, used icons and overlapping windows to become a viable environment for the development of major applications. Windows was not yet an operating system, but rather an application that ran over DOS. From 1987 to 1992, each new release of Windows assumed more control over DOS until DOS was only used to manage files. With the release of Windows 95, Windows officially became a full-blown operating system, independent of DOS. The operating system of the computer manages the operation of the computer in all of its facets. The operating system in particular..."

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