Category Archives: Office

IT IS DONE !

It seems that the Office 2007 System is done! FROM BINK.NU: Monday Microsoft will announce that the 2007 Microsoft Office system products have been released to manufacturing (RTM). This gold code milestone concludes the largest Office beta program to date, with more than 3.5 million people downloading Beta 2. RTM also marks a critical step… Read More »

EMC and Microsoft Expand Alliance

MOSS 2007 has some drawbacks in the ECM area, but that seems to be tackled as of now! EMC and Microsoft Expand Alliance “Companies to Accelerate Joint Delivery of New Information Lifecycle Management Solutions for Microsoft Application Environments Building on a longstanding relationship of integrating enterprise-class systems, software, services and shared best practices, EMC Corporation… Read More »

The word is…

Office 2007 will be postponed? No october 2006 RTM. Next few days we will hear more ! Update; yep, they are slipping… read more at http://www.microsoft-watch.com/article2/0,2180,1983839,00.asp and http://www.microsoft-watch.com/article2/0,2180,1983845,00.asp

Windows Workflow Foundation Beta 1.2

Woohoo, a beta of the WWF! Including the VS2005 Extentions. The Windows Workflow Foundation Beta 1.2 runtime components are required for Microsoft Windows SharePoint Services “3.0” (Beta 1), Office “12” servers (Beta 1), and “FrontPage 12” (Beta 1). The Visual Studio 2005 Extensions for Windows Workflow Foundation are required for customers who are designing workflows… Read More »

Outlook Live!

Cool. Outlook live: MSN Account and Outlook 2003 integration. Outlook Live connects MSN Hotmail, the world’s largest free Web-based e-mail service with 187 million accounts worldwide, with the advanced e-mail tools of Microsoft Office Outlook, providing customers with a way to more efficiently manage their lives. This is the first Microsoft Office product to be… Read More »

An Office Developer Conference

Microsoft plans to hold its first-ever conference for Microsoft Office software developers, the company announced this week. Sounds like fun! Why you ask: “ Developers can now integrate Office clients with Microsoft server products like the SharePoint Portal Server, Project Server, and the Live Communications Server, We’ve really moved beyond thinking of Office as a… Read More »

Live Communication Server Gold/RTM

The new Live Communication Server went Gold/RTM a few days ago. Corporate IM, Voip and Email are going to be integrated as one experience. Great. http://www.microsoft.com/presspass/press/2004/oct04/10-26MSDeliversLCS2005PR.asp >> Benefits of Enterprise Instant Messaging and Presence Awareness Can Now Be ExtendedTo Partners, Suppliers and Customers REDMOND, Wash., Oct. 26, 2004 — Microsoft Corp. today announced the release… Read More »

Reporting and CRM Server

>> Microsoft has introduced SQL Server Report Packs that will provide enhanced business intelligence functionality for Microsoft CRM and Exchange Server. The CRM Report Pack gives a preview into capabilities that will be included in the next generation of the CRM product. http://crm-daily.newsfactor.com/story.xhtml?story_title=New-Functionality-in-SQL-Server-Expands-MS-CRM-Reach&story_id=27334

Mobile Phones

Finally, palmOne has gone over to Microsoft. Well not completly, at least Exchange Synchronisation for now! >> palmOne Customers to Get “Out-of-the-Box” Compatibility With Exchange Server 2003 Data, Including Wireless E-Mail and Calendar http://www.microsoft.com/presspass/press/2004/oct04/10-05PalmOnePR.asp

Corporate BOT

Found this article on the RTC API for Live Communication Server on how to implement your own corporate (chat)bot. You can do great things: – have an email bot and integrate one with exchange – have a servicedesk bot and integrate with sharepoint and crm server – have a sales bot and integrate with crm… Read More »

Great news for SharePoint developers

Saw this at Gartner: On 9 August 2004, Microsoft announced that it will provide support for WSRP, a standard that allows one portal to consume a portlet running on a remote portal, using Web services protocols. Since the WSRP Technical Committee approved the standard in September 2003, almost all the portal vendors have announced that… Read More »

the Microsoft Portal Event

<> TamTam, Microsoft, e-Office and Macaw are organising the Microsoft Portal Event. This event focusses on how sharepoint can and will leverage the collaboration and efficiency within an organisation. The event will take place at September 21st 2004, at the ‘Het Planetarium Gaasperplas’, The Netherlands. More info about the event and the speakers can be… Read More »