One of the final main initiatives former CEO Steve Ballmer launched earlier than he left Microsoft was its Surface effort. It was designed to handle the priority that the iPod would take over the PC world. During the Surface launch final week, it wasn’t exhausting to see that Ballmer was proper conceptually. It simply took Satya Nadella to execute, showcasing that Ballmer did not have a strategic downside regarding path — he had an execution downside about making his imaginative and prescient actual. His downside was under-resourcing, not lack of imaginative and prescient.