A word about Color Categories and Outlook 2003 Quick Flags

I already posted this to the Beta1 newsgroup, but it seems appropriate to post here as well. While people liked colored flags in Outlook 2003, for many, over time, the meaning of the colored flag was lost (“was green Carson Project or Drew Project?”) Not surprisingly, we heard a lot of complaints about not being…

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How did we get here?

In our research for Outlook 12, we* found that less than 30 percent of Outlook users use the Tasks portion of Outlook, despite the fact that during site visits, we saw that people desperately needed help organizing the action items they need to do. From our site visits, we found that people didn’t use Tasks…

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Welcome!

Hi, My name is Melissa MacBeth and I design features for Microsoft Office Outlook. Specifically, I have been working on the task and time management features for the next version – Outlook 12, which has recently been released for Beta testing. For those of you interested in time management, there are a lot of new…

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