This is one way for Google to make Microsoft look bad…

I thought this was a pretty amusing blog entry ( While I don’t think this was intentional, it’s a pretty interesting tactic: just install your plug-in to Excel to slow it down. 🙂 All in good fun. I haven’t used Google desktop search in a while, but I liked it when I had it, so…


Excel Services is a "game changer"

Richard McAniff, one of our corporate vice presidents in Office, had some interesting stuff to say about Excel Services at the Office 2.0 Conference in San Francisco. Here’s an exerpt from the blog at I later asked McAniff how he defined a “game changer.” “If you can you radically reduce cost, improve productivity and top line…


Job Openings on My Team

My team (Excel Server) is currently hiring developers. It’s a great team to work on and we do some cool stuff. Since we’re still a fairly new team (we just shipped version 1.0 with Office Server System 2007), there’s still lots and lots of new code to write and you’d have the ability to have…


New Excel Services forum on MSDN

If you ever have any Excel Services questions, feel free to use the new forum on MSDN to post your questions. We’ll try to be responsive in giving out answers.


It’s nice to see the community responding well to Excel Services

Here’s a nice article written about Excel Services: It’s good to see your hard work pay off with good reviews. We’ll see how the reviews are when it’s “officially” released.


Excel Server finally goes public!!!

I can now reveal what project I am working on here in Office. Excel Server finally went public yesterday at PDC and from what I understand got applause from thousands of people in the audience. It’s an awesome product. I’m excited to see the response to the upcoming demos on it.