Friday, March 25, 2005
Father of Word and Excel shoots for three-peat with Intentional Software | Between the Lines | ZDNet.com
Father of Word and Excel shoots for three-peat with Intentional Software | Between the Lines | ZDNet.com: "After a storied 21-year tenure with the Redmond, Wash.-based company, Simonyi is looking for a three-peat. But this time, it's not with Microsoft. Instead, he has struck out on his own and, with the two-year-old company Intentional Software still operating in stealth mode, he is looking to strip time, cost, and inefficiency out of the laborious collaboration that often takes place between requirement setters (subject matter experts) and the software programmers that do their bidding. If Intentional makes good on that promise, it will be a rare success in the black-art of turning mortal non-programmers into software engineers without ever having to lift one line of code. "