Tag Archives: Microsoft Reorganization

Satya shuffles his leadership

Now that Microsoft has formally announced a bunch of Senior Leadership Team changes I thought it appropriate to comment. The easiest one is Tony Bates.  Like many CEOs who join a large company as part of an acquisition it can … Continue reading

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The New Windows Organization

The departure of Jon DeVaan and Grant George reignited my interest in writing about the organizational structure that Terry Myerson has put in place for Windows.  Now realize I’m doing this with very little information and lots of assumptions, but … Continue reading

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Some things never change

As dramatic as the recently announced Microsoft reorganization is I think it likely that many core aspects of the company’s culture remain.  In particular, while the centralization of product marketing should give it more coherence and top-level strategy influence the … Continue reading

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Doing the successor speculation shuffle

The press, financial, and “watcher” community is obsessed with the question of who is being lined up as Steve Ballmer’s successor at Microsoft.  They have been since the moment he became CEO, and with the latest reorg that question seems to … Continue reading

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First reaction on Microsoft’s reorganization

I’m not going to have a lot to say on the reorg for a few days as I want to let it sink in.  Besides, my analysis in the previous two (pre-announce) blog entries hit pretty close to home.  But … Continue reading

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On org structures, goals, and metrics

@marypcbuk brought up an interesting point on Twitter: So my question about the Microsoft re-org; how much does it do to *incentivize* the co-operation Ms orgs so badly need? cc @halberenson — Mary Branscombe (@marypcbuk) July 9, 2013   I want … Continue reading

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A key principle of Microsoft’s upcoming reorganization

A Microsoft reorganization does seem to be imminent.  I don’t know how much weight to put on the rumors, but if there is any truth to them I think I’m picking up on a secondary theme to the “Devices and … Continue reading

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Microsoft Reorganization Rumors

It’s a big week for Microsoft news due to TechEd and Computex, but also just the general news flow.  Microsoft CIO Tony Scott has left the company.  From an external perspective this has little obvious impact and I’m not going to spend … Continue reading

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What’s Next for Microsoft

We all know that in the coming few weeks there will be many more details available on Microsoft’s 2012 product launches.  Final Windows 8 details, Surface details, the launch of Windows Phone 8, the launch of Office 2013, the Xbox Dashboard … Continue reading

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