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A very revealing internal memo from Microsoft enumerates the changes in the division responsible for the Windows Platform.

By Andrew Pollack on 03/24/2006 at 11:15 PM EDT

The memo from Kevin Johnson (presumably not the one who used to play for the Phoenix Suns) contains the list of new position holders along with this kind of standard issus execuspeak:

"I know change is never easy but I truly appreciate the focus that people throughout PSD have on innovation and the wave of products and services our team is delivering to the marketplace is impressive. These changes are intended to help us increase our agility, embrace the concept of software + services , and position us for an exciting future together."

Ok., I admit I dressed that up to look like a "Mad Libs" game, but that's how it sounds to me. The story, linked below, also contains a peak into just how much of the code in Vista has just been declared junk. Apparently, Ray Ozzie is now making some changes.

http://www.smarthouse.com.au/Computing/Platforms?Article=/Computing/Platforms/R7G5G6U4


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My own thoughts on this are...By ALan Lepofsky on 03/25/2006 at 11:50 AM EDT
Interesting that just days earlier Ballmer declared IBM's weakness as being a
services company.


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