Office 2010 and SharePoint 2010 Service Pack 1 Now Available

  Service Pack 1 is now available for the 2010 family of products, including Office, SharePoint, Project Server, FAST, Search Server, and Groove Server. For more on deployment, see these articles: Apply Office 2010 Service Pack 1 and Deploy Service Pack 1 for Project Server 2010. Also download the Service Pack 1 for SharePoint Foundation…


Register for Windows 7 and SharePoint 2010 Firestarter events

  Windows 7 Deployment Firestarter November 2 – New York November 4 – Iselin NJ Each Session is 9:00 AM-5:00 PM (Welcome 8:30 AM)  Windows 7 gives IT professionals more tools to streamline deployment and reduce or eliminate impact to users. Join your Microsoft IT Evangelists for this free, full-day Firestarter event and hear firsthand…


Find Your Best Option for Creating Workflows

Workflows are core to business functions, and a key component of an enterprise-class collaboration platform is the ability to automate workflows. In the new edition of TechNet ON, we examine to various tools and procedures for building workflows in SharePoint 2010. SharePoint 2010 offers several ways to create workflows, including ways for your users to…


New "TechNet On" package features Office 2010/SharePoint 2010 Deployment

TechNet has just launched its second “TechNet On” feature package. Get the lowdown here on planning, setting up and deploying the most recent releases of Office and SharePoint.   More to come, Mitch   Subscribe to the TechNet Flash newsletter  


Save the Date for Office 2010 and SharePoint 2010 Global Launch

  The future of business productivity is here with the Office 2010 and SharePoint 2010 global launch on May 12 at 11 a.m. EDT. Watch the keynote by Stephen Elop, President of the Microsoft Business Division. Then, join the virtual launch conversation and participate in on-demand sessions where you’ll learn more about how Microsoft products…


Get the Virtual Machines for evaluating Office 2010 and SharePoint 2010

  This set of virtual machines enables you to demonstrate and test Office 2010 and SharePoint 2010 in a fully configured environment with sample data. In order to run this demo you will need the following: ·       Windows Server 2008 R2 with the Hyper-V role enabled ·       NTFS drive formatting ·       Intel VT- or AMD-V-capable…


Pre-release News: Introducing PowerPivot for Excel 2010

  Microsoft today took the wraps off PowerPivot for Excel 2010 and provided more details on the data-analysis BI add-in. Check here to learn how it will enable manipulation of large data sets and about the features for sharing Excel 2010 workbook apps through SharePoint 2010 and integrate seamlessly with Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2….


Office 2010 reaches Technical Preview; get a sneak peak at SharePoint 2010

  Microsoft announced today that Microsoft Office 2010, Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010, Microsoft Visio 2010 and Microsoft Project 2010 have reached the technical preview engineering milestone. Sign up here to be considered for the Technical Preview Program.   While the Technical Preview program is limited and invitation only, the SharePoint team is offering a sneak…