ActiveWin had an interview with Microsoft's CEO Steve Ballmer:
ActiveWin.com: How do you feel Microsoft Windows Vista is redefining the future of the Windows operating system? Does Microsoft still have any surprises in store for us with regards to Vista?
Steve Ballmer: This is a blockbuster year for us and our customers in terms of the product innovations we are delivering into the market, and this will be capped off with the introduction of Windows Vista. I feel really good about the reception Windows Vista has been receiving, especially in forums like our Professional Developers Conference where the feedback was very positive. I do think we’ll continue to impress people with the work we are doing on Windows Vista, as well as some of the other major releases like Office 12 which is coming this year. Our goal is to deliver and then surpass what our customers want out of our software. As far as surprises with Windows Vista, I don’t want to give anything away – but a lot of new items have been shown this year at CES.