4 Things CIOs Need to Know About Microsoft's Reorg

Last week's big Microsoft reorganization should have caught exactly zero people by surprise. A couple of high-ranking executives departed, and departments were shifted so the senior leadership team can purportedly focus on engineering excellence and becoming more relevant across a spectrum of devices.

But what does this mean for the CIO What do MicrosoftMicrosoft's internal machinations imply for its corporate customers From my perspective, it means four different things for you. Let's take a look at each of them. Alles zu Microsoft auf CIO.de

1. Microsoft's Accelerated Product Delivery Curve Is Here to Stay

When CEO Steve Ballmer wrote in his memo to the troops that this was a reorganization "that will enable us to innovate with greater speed, efficiency and capability in a fast changing world," he wasn't kidding about the greater speed part.

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This is a huge change for IT departments everywhere, but especially in larger enterprises, who typically wait months, if not even a year or more, before deploying new releases of critical software en masse to users.

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