Microsoft confirms sales re-organisation

downloadSoftware King of the World and parts of Mars, the Moon and the rings of Uranus, has confirmed it is shaking up its global sales department.

While Vole has stopped short of mentioning how many salesVoles will be collecting their P45s, it has claimed that the move will give it a greater ability to deliver cloud services away from the traditional software subscription models.

The global sales team will be streamlined into enterprise and SME. Staff will then be allocated to six industries – manufacturing, financial services, retail, health, education and government.

The categories for software will be modern workplace, business applications, apps and infrastructure and data and AI, with staff being given support to get a greater technical understanding of the technology and services required in those areas.

A company email from worldwide commercial business chief Judson Althoff, global sales and marketing group leader Jean-Philippe Courtois and Chris Capossela, the company’s chief marketing officer said that there was a $4.5 trillion opportunity across the commercial and consumer business.

“We are uniquely positioned to drive our customers’ and partners’ success by leading them through their digital transformations, and becoming their partner of choice. Some of the steps it intends to take include increasing the focus on customer success with partners, “align our selling and partnering efforts by industry for greater digital impact,” it said.