Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Microsoft Reorganizes Office Group to Focus on Common Tasks - Bloomberg

tbd if Microsoft's 7 +/- 2 conversation-oriented tools were also organizationally aligned; also see The future of Office may lie in 'decomposable' documents (PC World)
"The company combined PowerPoint, Word and the Sway interactive-presentation app, all tools for content creation, while putting data and analytics tools like the Excel spreadsheet and Access database together, she said on Tuesday at the Bloomberg Technology Conference in San Francisco.
“We want to have people focusing on the task they are trying to do and not the tools,” Larson-Green said. The idea is to enable the company to “think more broadly and more deeply about the future of those technology areas and the future of that kind of content creation rather than focusing so much on the individual applications themselves.”"
Microsoft Reorganizes Office Group to Focus on Common Tasks - Bloomberg
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