The noticeable changes to the updated UI are not functionally significant but do feature changes to the layout, colours and fonts to give more of a simplified, Metro Application feel which is fluid and process orientated, ensuring maximum insight for users.
Microsoft explained that as part of the cross-browser re-engineering process they took the opportunity to streamline the Web browser user interface to remove clutter and reduce pop-ups. Some of the neat tweaks that we liked include:
-Better use of icons and visual elements (slick looking sales process)
-Integration with Skype and/or Lync
-Improved integration with activity feeds
-Less use of the Ribbon when a record form is open
It is this minimalist, process driven look and feel which will soon become visible across all new Microsoft Products including Microsoft Office and Outlook 15.
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