Hands-on with the Windows 10 Spring Creators Update

01 April, 2018, 02:52 | Author: Larry Hoffman
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Myerson leaves after 21 years, and nearly three years in what some have called the hardest job at Microsoft - trying to build a device business after the company exited the phone handset business, while charting the future of Windows in a world that is moving away from the client-computing model that it led.

The latest transition builds on earlier efforts to unite engineers who work on software with those that oversee hardware. He announced the formation of two new engineering teams - one focused on experiences and devices, and a second focused on cloud and artificial intelligence (AI).

More practically, the shake-up will see Terry Myerson depart and have his Windows and Devices division merged with Office under Rajesh Jha in what will be the "Experiences and Devices" unit.

Myerson posted his thoughts on the transition away from Microsoft on LinkedIn: "Thank you for 21 years, and onto the next chapter". This new division will also include its teams working on augmented and mixed reality technologies.

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In a memo to Microsoft employees, the company CEO Satya Nadela said that the re-organisation will "accelerate our innovation and better serve the needs of our customers and partners long into the future". Myerson's departure without a supporting statement may indicate there was a clash between Myerson and Satya Nadella in the direction of Windows.

As always, we went deep into the upcoming Windows 10 update and made an in-depth video walkthrough showcasing all the noteworthy new changes and features that are coming in the update.

Panos Panay, who now has the title of chief product officer. A key objective of the team will be creating a common user experience across Windows, Office and third-party products under the Microsoft 365 banner.

But with the revamp, the Windows group will be smaller and its engineering efforts dispersed. Putting those teams, which face fierce competition from the likes of Amazon (amzn), Google (googl), and Apple (aapl), together with Azure could help them catch on as cloud services.

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"This reorganization clearly outlines Microsoft's priorities-cloud, coupled with AI, and an improved experience for users of Microsoft's applications", Ed Anderson, research vice president and distinguished analyst at Gartner, told eWEEK.

Microsoft also plans to continue investing into their AI and Research engineering team, which was established approximately two years ago.

Interestingly, the Windows platform team led by Harv Bhela, Henry Sanders and Michael Fortin joins the Azure team headed by Zander, Nadella says.

"We'll talk more about these changes at the Q&A next week and the important work ahead", Nadella said.

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