Yes it is confirmed… Office 14 will be named Office 2010. PS: Check out the Exchange 2010 beta here.
SP2 for the Office System will be released on April 28th. This will update both client and server products. More information about what will be improved can be found here.
Last week was an interesting week at the PDC 2008! Apart from the things you probably already heard (Windows Azure, Windows 7, Oslo, Dublin, etc), there were 10 minutes of Office 14 during the keynote! There was a great demo with Word, Excel and One note in a browser. The demo showed collaboration in the … Read more
Office 2007 SP2 will be release between February and April of 2009! There will be more information soon from the product groups about what will be improved. From the Office blog: To be fair, this is not the first time we have talked about SP2. Several months ago, we announced that we’ll be further demonstrating … Read more
Next week (September 25th) there is another DIWUG event scheduled. Please check our web site and register for a cool evening session about Office Business Applications (OBA) and SharePoint! This session will be hosted at Enigmatry in Rotterdam
A while ago I did an unsuccessful posting about how to avoid the ‘read-only’ problem with Office 2003. Ton Stegeman however, did not leave it that way and created a great feature that gets rid of the very un-user friendly behavior of Office 2003 and SharePoint: ´Users then make changes to the document, hit the … Read more
UPDATE: some people notified me about this not working for SharePoint. Too bad, I didn’t test and read it well. Sorry for that! Something which is hard to explain to customers is why they can edit a document in SharePoint only via the document context menu ‘Edit in Word’ and not directly via the link … Read more
Collaboration and email for students. Check out http://get.liveatedu.com/Education/Connect/ From the press release: Microsoft Corp. is adding no-cost Microsoft Exchange Labs e-mail for students and alumni to its Live@edu online communication and collaboration applications tailored for educational institutions. Live@edu with Exchange Labs gives students and alumni access to a reliable and security-enhanced e-mail experience similar to … Read more
Good to hear that Office 2007 SP2, which is on the calendar for the first half of 2009, will support the Open Document Format (ODF, 1.1). There is a lot of discussion going on about the support for ODF or OpenXML, especially for governmental use. From the press release: "The 2007 Microsoft Office system already … Read more