Microsoft recently celebrated the 10-year anniversary of its flagship product, Windows XP, a smash hit for the company. It also marked the second year of Windows 7, an operating system that has earned overwhelmingly positive reviews
If every mistake is a teachable moment, then by now Microsoft must be very wise indeed. As ZDNet notes this week, those two products essentially serve as bookends for Microsoft's operating system which navigated through a bumpy decade annotated by myriad failures and mistakes that left their imprint on Microsoft as a company and a corporate culture. You can find on the ten case studies here.