So Bill Gates recently warned of disruptive changes approaching. Eh. Well, despite of the fact I see disruptive innovations everywhere, I fail to see here how Microsoft's strategy will be "disruptive" attacking Adobe on its PDF market, attacking Google on its webservices market, attacking Yahoo! on its webmail market, and even making Office become "live". From the prose in the article, Clayton Christensen, who theorized Disruptive and Sustaining Innovations in his now hyper-famous book, whould probably say there's nothing highly disruptive in the Microsoft outlined plans... In fact, he already gave his opinion about Microsoft a year ago.

It does not imply Microsoft's strategy won't be disruptive, of course. But for the time being, as seen through the very tiny lens provided by this poor article's contents, I see more sustaining stuff...