Tuesday, July 17, 2012Microsoft Office 2013 fires shot at Google's enterprise push Microsoft puts its cloud-based Office 365 and SkyDrive front and centre with the announcement of Office 13. It has to, says one analyst, to compete with Google's online suite of tools
Tuesday, July 17, 2012First look: Microsoft Office 13 The next version of Office will have a Metro-like interface and new features built around Microsoft's SkyDrive cloud play
Thursday, April 05, 2012Interview: The flexible workplace RADIO ITWC This week, Amol Shah from Microsoft joins the podcast to discuss the results of the Flexible Workspaces survey
Tuesday, August 30, 2011Microsoft 'ribbonizes' Windows 8 file manager The company showed off changes to Explorer's UI, saying it won't do compatibility mode. Microsoft has also back-ported ribbon functionality to Windows Vista two years ago to allow third-party developers to craft one interface for software targeting both Vista and Windows
Monday, July 25, 2011Microsoft spells out Office for Mac bugs in Lion No word when, or if, Microsoft will support new Lion features, like Auto Save and Versions. The most serious of the bugs crashes Communicator when Office for Mac 2011 users try to send an instant message or start an audio or video call
Tuesday, July 05, 2011Microsoft to retire Office XP, Vista SP1 The Redmond, Wash. giant is slated to pull the plug on July 12. Vista users must upgrade to SP2
Wednesday, June 15, 2011Can work be too much fun? Amy Wang, chief information officer of Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital, answers questions about morale on the job, gender diversity in IT and more
Wednesday, May 19, 2010Mixed reactions to new Hotmail’s business features BLOGOSPHERE: Microsoft’s decision to upgrade its Hotmail e-mail client for the first time in years set the blogging community on fire this week. Find out where bloggers stand on the new features
Tuesday, April 20, 2010Touch, gesture, speak, scan: A 'NUI' for enterprise IT The concept of a natural user interface may start in the consumer realm, but it could lead to major changes in the way technology professionals support users in companies. Plus: A video interview with Microsoft's Craig Mundie
Wednesday, November 18, 2009Office 2010 beta debuts major features Connectivity to social networking applications leads the improvements in Microsoft's upcoming productivity suite
Wednesday, November 18, 2009Office 2010 now in public beta Microsoft extends the beta of its upcoming office suite to the general public at its annual developers' conference
Thursday, January 18, 2007Security, SMB offerings set to play big roles in ’07 Firewalls and unified threat management systems that protect your borders certainly aren’t going away in 2007, but plan to spend more time looking inward with respect to upgrading your internal network-security infrastructure.
Thursday, October 18, 2001Sept. 11 to worsen impact of IT oversaturation An Arizona-based analyst says what looks like a gloomy future for the IT industry is really just a reflection of things getting back to normal.
Thursday, July 26, 2001New printers a contradiction: analyst Stamford, Conn.-based Xerox Corp. launched two new printers — one black-and-white and one colour — in its line of Phaser office printers in June.
Saturday, June 30, 2001Banking on a single vendor The world of banking moves at breakneck speeds. Documents fly from one office to another and are revised, edited and produced faster than in most any other industry. Managing the multitude of documents means massive investments in imaging solutions such as copiers, printers, scanners and fax machines.
Saturday, June 30, 2001Satisfying the most security-minded customers What does it indicate when a vice president of an application hosting department has to move his office five times in a year to handle his department's growth? Possibly that the company is effectively mining a mother lode of opportunity.
Thursday, May 31, 2001Book Reviews Turn It Off, How to Unplug from the Anytime-Anywhere Office Without Disconnecting Your Career
Thursday, April 20, 2000Software Adds to PowerPoint Presentations For the millions of people working in the world of IT, few words generate more trepidation than, “and now let me show you the PowerPoint presentation.” OLAP@Work for Office is trying to do something to liven up those dreary spectacles.