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[Satya Nadella, Greg Shaw, Jill Tracie Nichols] Hit Refresh: The Quest to Rediscover Microsoft's Soul and Imagine a Better Future for Everyone [interracial romance Book] eBook

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At the core Hit Refresh is about us humans and the uniue uality we call empathy which will become ever valuable in a world where the torrent of technology will disrupt the status uo like never before Satya Nadella from Hit RefreshSatya has charted a course for making the most of the opportunities created by technology while also facing up to the hard uestions Bill Gates from the Foreword of Hit Refresh The New York Times bestseller Hit Refresh is about individual change about the transformation happening inside of Microsoft and the technology that will soon impact all of our livesthe arrival of the most exciting and disruptive wave of technology humankind has experien. The image of turning a large impressive but perhaps unwieldy ocean liner around in mid course seems aptly to describe the cultural reboot of Microsoft during 2014In his 2017 book Hit Refresh Satya Nadella Chief Executive Officer of Microsoft provides detailed outlines and on going steps for how he answered the challenges when he was named the third CEO in the company s history following Bill Gates and Steve BallmerThrough nine chapters and a postscript he presents the Microsoft situation he initially inherited how he pursued cultural and business changes and finally where he sees the future for not only Microsoft but also big change technology headedDuring the first three chapters Nadella recounts his background early experiences in technology and working at Microsoft Make no mistake despite his modesty and understatement Nadella is clearly a talented and exceptional personDuring the middle chapters he describes the need to rethink the future and goals for the company with specific insights that managers might find helpful Obsess about customers and meet a customer s unarticulated and unmet needs with great technology Actively seek diversity and inclusion We are one company not a confederation of fiefdomshave to learn to transcend those barriers The author has shown his willingness to embrace change by forging new partnerships with companies long viewed as arch rivals such as Red Hat and Apple and acuiring new platforms promising growth opportunities such as Linked InNadella offers his perspective on principles for leadership Bring clarity to those you work with Generate energy not only on your own terms but across the company Find a way to deliver success to make things happen During the last chapters the author focuses on three technologies that lead to massive shifts in the economy and society mixed reality artificial intelligence and uantum computing The first changes how people interface with computing and the digital world by increasing the experiential nature of the specific taskThe second Nadella sees as augmenting human capabilities with analyses leading to insights and predictive power achieved far rapidly than people working on their own He does caution later adapting to this technology reuires major changes in the educational system to prepare today students to be the managers and developers of tomorrowFinally while still experimental uantum computing will give rise to rapid growth in computing power and speed so that complex calculations once thought beyond reach can be achieved If you want insights read my review of Scientific American s 2016 collection Ultimate Physics here s the link At the end of the book Nadella reprises a theme he sees as a core value in creating successful relationships for employees managers partners and people in general the importance of education and empathy Education as an essential road to understanding and using new technology so that a knowledge gap does not create further displacement in societyEmpathy is critical for leaders and managers to understand others their motives wants and needs And something that seems to be in short supply at this time

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 Hit Refresh: The Quest to Rediscover Microsoft's Soul and Imagine a Better Future for Everyone

Ced artificial intelligence mixed reality and uantum computing Its about how people organizations and societies can and must transform and hit refresh in their persistent uest for new energy new ideas and continued relevance and renewal Microsofts CEO tells the inside story of the companys continuing transformation tracing his own personal journey from a childhood in India to leading some of the most significant technological changes in the digital era Satya Nadella explores a fascinating childhood before immigrating to the US and how he learned to lead along the way He then shares his meditations as a sitting CEOone who is mostly unknown following the brainy Bill Gat. Fairly interesting book I listened to this via Audible Enjoyable narration if a little flat I ve been in technology for 20 years and I m not sure who the audience for this book is It s not for anybody that s in tune with the tech landscape in the past or the changes we re undergoing now as it s a bit of a hodge podge high level think piece on various mega trends most of which have been explored in isolation in other business book bestsellers over the last five yearsMy overall takeaway from the book Pay attention to the tech trends uantum computing AI AR and VR The future will reuire deep empathy and strong organizational cultures Multi national companies in a global economy need to invest in a sustainable social contract in the markets they serveIn the same realm Thomas Friedman s Thank You for Being Late covers the same general ground and is much compelling and insightful

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Es and energetic Steve Ballmer He tells the inside story of how a company rediscovered its soultransforming everything from culture to their fiercely competitive landscape and industry partnerships As much a humanist as engineer and executive Nadella concludes with his vision for the coming wave of technology and by exploring the potential impact to society and delivering call to action for world leaders Ideas excite me Nadella explains Empathy grounds and centers me Hit Refresh is a set of reflections meditations and recommendations presented as algorithms from a principled deliberative leader searching for improvementfor himself for a storied company and for society. Books talk about culture turnaround at Microsoft but not mentions much details about approach It mentions about role of technology in now upcoming future esp enormous potential for 4 technology domains Cloud Mixed Reality Artificial Intelligence and uantum calculation Author also links development of region countries as how fast it embrace new technology It also talks about dilemma for tech companies regarding sharing personal customer data with legal authorities for crime investigation vs ensuring privacy commitment of huge customer data these hold It also talk about personal journey of author from India to US and about his family including son with special need due to disability


9 thoughts on “ Hit Refresh: The Quest to Rediscover Microsoft's Soul and Imagine a Better Future for Everyone

  1. says:

    The image of turning a large, impressive, but perhaps unwieldy, ocean liner around in mid course seems aptly to describe the cultural reboot of Microsoft during 2014.

    In his 2017 book, “Hit Refresh,” Satya Nadella, Chief Executive Officer of Microsoft, provides detailed outlines and on going steps for how he answered the challeng

  2. says:

    MS was the company I was told to hate growing up. Ballmer and Gates were staunch competitors, to a fault. All they cared about was money. They stifled innovation.

    While some of these aspects were occasionally true, I've seen a sea change the last few years. Microsoft is now the company willing to take risks. They're willing to listen. They may not execute exactly as customers want, particularly at first, but they iterate fast and of

  3. says:

    I have been working for a Microsoft partner company for nearly 15 years, and for almost 30 years I'm dealing with IT, most part of that closely working with Microsoft technologies. I have been admiring the trans

  4. says:

    Fairly interesting book. I listened to this via Audible. Enjoyable narration, if a little flat. I've been in technology for 20 + years and I'm not sure who the audience for this book is. It's not for anybody that's in tune with the tech landscape in the past or the changes we're undergoing now as it's a bit of a hodge podge high level think piece on various mega trends, most of which have been explored in isolation in other busi

  5. says:

    This book is not for everyone. It is for those who understand technology a bit and are interested in knowing the inner workings of an organization like Microsoft. Not just about Microsoft, you need to learn what a

  6. says:

    To many, Microsoft was known as the “Bully of Silicon Valley” – their dominance in the 80s & 90s led to it becoming stale in the 00’s. They were absolute as leaders of Tech, their Windows & Server businesses would

  7. says:

    Books talk about culture turnaround at Microsoft but not mentions much details about approach. It mentions about role of technology in now & u

  8. says:

    To be honest, I had no idea who the CEO of Microsoft after Gates was, I've lost interest in Microsoft as an organisation, a company and I really underestimated Satya's role! Wow, his book opened my eyes and let me think about new ideas for my own business.

  9. says:

    I really enjoyed this book, a personal account of his rise to CEO of Microsoft and his monumental cultural transformation from a large, unwieldy, company into an organization with a renewed culture with a brighter

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