Microsoft is making an organizational change to merge its hardware teams. The new team will be named Windows + Devices, and it will be operational before the end of the month. The announcement was made by Panos Panay, the creator of Surface products, and Panay will also lead the new team. Merging the hardware teams could streamline operations for Windows, and improve devices in the future.
Panay spoke about the partnership, stating “Designing hardware and software together will enable us to do a better job on our long-term Windows bets (dual screen, silicon diversity, connectivity, app platform, etc.) and having a single point of Windows Client Experience leadership driving consistent priorities and resourcing across all of Windows client will help all of us accelerate innovation and improve execution."
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