SharePoint in Plain English

In my role as an Enterprise Productivity Specialist, I spend a lot of my time talking to customers about Office System, and how the Office Server (SharePoint) enables people and teams to work better together.  I usually talk to CIO’s and Senior IT Managers about this – and have presented “What is SharePoint” approximately 500…

0

Building a Workplace for a Wide Spectrum of Generations

I’ve spent the last few working days briefing Government Agencies about how Microsoft approaches a new release of Office and decide on the investments in new features to give our customers new capabilities to support the emerging world of work. I highlight activities that provide insight to us for what the workplace will look like…

1

Reducing Paper Use – Saves Big Money

I was talking to a customer of mine in Sydney yesterday, and the discussion of forms came up as a way of reducing the amount of paper the organisation uses. I recalled there was a study done by CitiBank about their use of paper, and ways they reduced their consumption, saved an impressive amount of…

1

Commonwealth Bank of Australia Office Deployment Video

In Australia, the Commonwealth Bank (CBA) has been quite visible about their experience and benefits of deploying Office 2007 across the bank – including Mark Griffith from CBA presenting their approach at Australia Tech.Ed 2008. By deploying the 2007 Office system in its workstation environment, Commonwealth Bank provides its employees with the stability, interoperability, and…

1

More Ways Office can Save You Money

Gray Knowlton, Office Group Product Manager, just posted a nice blog entry Bits on Boxes about the cost savings of deploying Office 2007 versus doing nothing at all and staying on Office 2003.  He has some interesting stats such as 73% of all security vulnerabilities reported for Office do not apply to Office 2007. He…

1

10 Ways Microsoft Office 2007 Can Save Companies Money

In economic times like these, organisations look everywhere in efforts to evaluate the value and possible cost savings around the business. One software suite that is examined is Microsoft Office System.  Office is considered by some as expensive infrastructure, and not as a business value.   With that said, is there a case for considering how…

1