More on Microsoft’s New Strategy

I’ve covered this already, but the WSJ has a small write up, which you might want to read. It reads Central to Microsoft’s new strategy is reworking Microsoft “business software” such as Great Plains and Navision to better integrate with historically separate applications such as its Office software. The business software will include predetermined “dashboards” built around 50 specific job functions or “roles” that often are found in smaller businesses. The dashboard for an operations manager, for instance, would combine Excel and other applications to make it easier to handle accounts payable or order processing. Get the full WSJ story here