The following video is part of our "Motley Fool Conversations" series, in which analyst John Reeves and advisor David Meier discuss topics across the investing world.

Microsoft has been a leader in its various business lines for years now, and there's no doubt that it has a track record of success. Dave wonders, however, if it will be able to remain the dominant force it once was. After analyzing its long-term prospects, Dave provides his outlook on the company.

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