http://www.zdnet.com/blog/microsoft/can-an-open-source-backer-thrive-inside-microsoft-this-one-says-no/9545?alertspromo=&tag=nl.rSINGLE

While I do agree that some competition is needed based on a meritocracy system, but too much competition may indeed be destructive, especially if this is within the scope of one organization.

It’s an interesting corporate culture, as some of their products are #1 used worldwide (which of course also due to intensive marketing and an aggressive methods of selling, bordering on monopoly). Don’t know how many of them that were considered a failure, though.