With Office 2010, Microsoft began a shift from its traditional business model, moving away from software licensing to charging monthly fees. This move to a subscription service model was not the only shift for Microsoft with the Office 2010 rollout. There was also a realization of the need for collaboration among its users. More a more businesses have moved away from a centralized home office to supporting remote workers and even third-party software and service providers. This shift, coupled with a reliance on mobile devices, has presented challenges to project collaboration and coordination across multiple devices, locations, and even time zones. With Office 2010, Microsoft began addressing these difficulties. Collaboration, connection, real-time updates and shared documents became a focus. With that focus, companies began to realize benefits from the new tools.