Tuesday, October 11, 2005

'Web 2.0' Has Arrived

'Web 2.0' Has Arrived: "'Almost every aspect of what we're trying to do is changing in some way, shape, or form,' said Ray Ozzie, who's famous in the software world for developing Lotus Notes and was recently named Microsoft's newest chief technology officer.
Even basic desktop-software products such as Excel and Word, Ozzie said, would eventually take on many of the characteristics of today's browser-based Web services. The company's software will undergo 'a steady migration' toward 'user experiences using browsers, or using Internet-based services that are not running in the browser,' he said.
'If it takes very seamlessly weaving together software, hardware, and services in order to accomplish that experience, that's what you're going to find us doing,' Ozzie said. "

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