Today's Hard|Forum Post
Today's Hard|Forum Post

Friday December 14, 2012

Why Microsoft Redesigned Windows

Windows chief Julie Larson-Green explains why Microsoft redesigned Windows. Heh, this ought to be good. wink

Larson-Green took over the role a few weeks ago, after Microsoft veteran Steven Sinofsky left amid rumors of personal disputes with other Microsoft executives. However, Larson-Green has long been a senior figure inside the Windows division and even took the lead on drawing up the first design brief for Windows 8. An expert in technical design, she also led the introduction of the novel, much copied "ribbon" interface for Microsoft Office, widely acknowledged as a major improvement in usability.