What’s up with the Business Launch? A conversation with the engineering leader behind Office

We’re excited to announce that Office 2010 is available to business customers starting today!  In addition to our virtual launch events, you can find more information below from a conversation that Takeshi Numoto had with Antoine Leblond, the engineering leader behind Office 2010.  In it, he shares some of his insights into Office 2010 from…

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How the SDL helped improve Security in Office 2010

Hello, my name is Didier and I am a Security Program Manager in the Microsoft Security Engineering Center. We focus on helping teams like Office go beyond the minimum requirements of the Security Development Lifecycle (SDL). For Office 2010, I worked closely with members of the Office TWC team. The Microsoft SDL is a security…

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SmartArt Diagram Improvements

In Office 2007 we introduced SmartArt diagrams, a tool designed to simplify the process of creating quality graphical layouts. The goal of every SmartArt diagram is to enhance the aesthetic appeal of your document and to use a graphic to convey a message. SmartArt diagrams adjust the size of all of your shapes and text…

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Did You Know?

Our friends over at blogs.office.com just started a series of “Did You Know?” posts that are aimed at starting conversations with you about trends that affect us all.  Cloud computing, mobile/remote work styles, and social networking – and how Office 2010 and SharePoint 2010 help users embrace them in new and powerful ways.  The first…

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Help and Training for Office 2010 and Office 2007

With the launch of Office 2010, we are producing another wave of great help and training content. The new Office 2010 website (office2010.microsoft.com) delivers articles and demos that will quickly get you up to speed on the new features and functionality in Office. There are two key ways to get access to this great help…

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Top 10 Benefits of PowerPoint 2010

On the heels of our recent announcement that Office 2010 has released to manufacturing, many of the individual Office team blogs have posted similar announcements and deep summaries about their specific aspects of Office. Over the next few weeks we’ll link to many of these posts to give you an overview of all the great…

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Office 2010 Reaches RTM!

I am very excited to share some great news with you. Earlier today we reached the release-to-manufacturing (RTM) milestone for Office 2010, SharePoint 2010, Visio 2010 and Project 2010! RTM is the final engineering milestone of a product release and our engineering team has poured their heart and soul into reaching this milestone. It is…

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Office 2010, our approach to delivering the best productivity experience across PCs, phones and browsers

As we gear up to launch the next version of Office, I want to share a bit of what’s in store.  Each new version of Microsoft Office is developed through a fundamental approach that includes extensive research, planning, and most importantly, lots of listening to our customers to discover what they really need from their…

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Hear In Your Language in Office 2010

Hello, my name is Kate Kelly; I am a Program Manager in the Office Global Experience Platform (GXP). In Office 2010, GXP focused on features designed for customers working in multiple languages, such as updating Language Preferences and adding translation tools to Word, Outlook, PowerPoint and OneNote. In Office 2010, one of our new features…

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Microsoft Office Mobile 2010 Beta Expiration on April 5th

Last year we released Microsoft Office Mobile 2010 Beta, a suite of productivity applications for Windows Mobile 6.5 phones, on the Windows Marketplace for Mobile. First and foremost, we want to thank everyone who has tried Office Mobile 2010 Beta and has given us valuable feedback. The Beta expired on April 5, 2010. We apologize…

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