Case | HBS Case Collection | March 2000 (Revised June 2000)

Microsoft Office 2000: Multimedia

by Alan D. MacCormack and Kerry Herman


Describes the history of Microsoft's Office product suite. Discusses evolution of the Office 2000 project. Set at the end of the project when Steven Sinofsky, Office vice president, must decide upon the direction for the next version of Office, as well as make changes to the process.

Keywords: Software; Product Development; Innovation and Invention; Change; Information Technology Industry; Washington (state, US);


MacCormack, Alan D., and Kerry Herman. "Microsoft Office 2000: Multimedia." Harvard Business School Multimedia/Video Case 600-023, March 2000. (Revised June 2000.)