Microsoft's Acquisition of Nuance – What Does it Say About Big Tech Acquisition Strategies?

Satya Nadella sure has gained some Nuance!

Earlier this week, Microsoft announced plans to acquire Nuance Communications, a firm that specialises in AI-enabled speech technology in the healthcare sector, for $19.7bn, making it Microsoft’s biggest acquisition to-date (after LinkedIn).

Microsoft has been on a visionary acquisition spree ever since Satya Nadella took over from Steve Ballmer. He has steered the company’s focus towards more revenue-generating and developing-first businesses.

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