Should We Be Excited About Windows 10?

[My post in Wired magazine, Innovation Insights, October 23, 2014]

With Microsoft leapfrogging over Windows 9 and proceeding straight to Windows 10, the question becomes, should we be excited? The short answer is yes, we have waited three years for this preview. While I suspect that not everyone shares my enthusiasm, the reality is that Windows 10 represents an acknowledgement of past pain and introduces user-experience improvements that will certainly sit well with Windows users. And while we have only been given a first look, more can be expected from the “continuum of devices” that will operate on Windows 10.  Read more…