Updating status to started.
The first iteration/slice of this is available in the 1905 Tech Preview.
& https://techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/Configuration-Manager-Blog/Group-applications-into-a-single-deployment-in-ConfigMgr/ba-p/624318Anonymous commented
This is definitely needed. We have some scripts that run to install important applications, and because of the way these install we have had little success with the application model. Packages seem much more consistent. The ONLY downside is that it's not easily distinguishable to end-users.