Download our free Office 2010 migration guides

Over on the The Microsoft Office Blog there is a post that links to some migration guides for Microsoft Office 2010: “Whether you’re coming from an older version of Office and just want to find the most frequently used commands in a program, or you’re entirely new to Office and want a quick overview of…

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Microsoft Office 2010 File Compatibility

Have you been looking for a tool to help you assess compatibility of your existing Office files and macros as you prepare to deploy Microsoft Office 2010?  We have recently released the tool to help you identify potential concerns before you migrate. The Office Migration Planning Manager 2010, referred to as OMPM, has been released…

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Microsoft Office 2010 Deployment Tools Availability

The last couple of weeks have brought the release of tools (4 tools in 2 weeks!) to help IT Professionals expedite Office 2010 deployment.  This posts highlights those four newly released tools and provides links to get started learning about using them. Respectively, these tools help you assess and plan for an Office 2010 deployment,…

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Why Office? “To keep projects on track.”

Project execution is important no matter who you work for or what department you are in. You have to know who is accountable for what, where information can be found, and keep everyone up to date when things change. Jennifer Kensok writing again—I’m a product manager for Office (see my last post about a customer…

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Office 2010 Availability

Office 2010 is publically available today!  Everyone on the Office engineering team is very excited about this milestone.  We’ve had more of you download and try our Beta than ever before (more than 9,000,000 downloads), and business users have been starting to use Office 2010 since our Business Launch. Now it’s your turn to use…

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Access 2010 FIFA Tournament Template

As the excitement about the 2010 world cup in South Africa intensified, Barath Balasubramanian (an Access Engineer) set out to build an application to gather predictions on the results of the tournament from his team mates. Since they all have access to a SharePoint server, he decided to build the application using Access 2010 and…

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Why Office? “Our business runs on Excel.”

I am Jennifer Kensok and I am a product manager in the Office Enterprise business.  I work with a lot of customers, and sometimes I wonder if customers could use Excel alone to run a business. From what I have heard from customers, Excel 2010 with PowerPivot is the best bet yet for any frugal…

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Next Week: TechNet Updates & Disabled Comments

Hello blog readers! Next week the TechNet blog servers will be upgraded to support new features such as invisible captcha (you won’t need to enter numbers before commenting), a new excerpt view for easier browsing of blog posts, and easier sharing of posts on your favorite social sites like Facebook, Windows Live, or Twitter. As…

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Review and deliver dynamic presentations with PowerPoint Mobile 2010

A few weeks ago we talked about Mobility in Office 2010 where we introduced you to Microsoft® Office Mobile 2010 for Windows® phones, and briefly described the Office applications that are designed to keep you productive on the move. In this post, we take a detailed look at PowerPoint Mobile which now features the ability…

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Understanding Software Assurance

Most large organizations have Software Assurance (SA) as part of their licensing agreement and there are many benefits that are included that go unused every agreement period. We have found that many of the people who would use the benefits don’t know that their organization has them. Those who do know about Software Assurance associate…

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