How to Use "the Ballmer Test" to Find the Best Tech Investments

Lou Whiteman, The Motley Fool
·5-min read

Appearing on Motley Fool Live to record the Industry Focus podcast, Motley Fool analyst Tim Beyers chats with host Dylan Lewis about a test he uses to try to determine if a tech company has what it takes to be a good investment and provides other advice on what to look for when evaluating a tech company. Dylan Lewis: You invest in a lot of things, we're going to keep this kind of in the techs sandbox, because this is a tech show. Tim Beyers: Yeah, for me, it's usually pretty fast, only because I have an overdeveloped sense of this, and that's just a product of years, so for other people, you know, your mileage may vary.