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Microsoft recently purchased the professional networking site LinkedIn for $26.2 billion dollars.  Is it a good fit?

Source: Wall Street Journal

Date: September 13th, 2016

Link: http://www.wsj.com/articles/microsoft-gains-link-to-a-network-1465922927

Discussion

1) Microsoft “hopes to jump-start its software packages by connecting them with LinkedIn’s vast network” of 400 million users.  “Hopes” seems a little weak a word when you spend $26.2 billion dollars.  Does this purchase make sense?

2) Are you a LinkedIn member? If not, why not?

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