more details about Office:Mac 2011

Today, my team released a video showing off more of the upcoming Office:Mac 2011.  Watch it to learn more about the Scheduling Assistant in Outlook (one of my favourite features, not only because I worked on it!), broadcast slideshow in PowerPoint (another personal fave), and integration with the Office Web applications. [View:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U-n_9u6–i0&feature=player_embedded] For more information…

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what’s on your Office:Mac to-do list?

For those of you who aren’t following Mac Mojo, the MacBU team blog, or following us on twitter @officemac, you’ve been missing out on a chance to win a customised colour Macbook and a copy of Office:Mac 2011 when it’s released[1].  We’re asking a series of questions in our blog about your usage of Office:Mac.  Respond…

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Office:Mac 2011 will hit store shelves in October

It’s been a hugely busy few weeks for me, but I have to pop in to share a couple of things about Office:Mac 2011.  It will be available in late October, which is right in line with our earlier statements that we’d be out in time for your holiday shopping pleasure this year.  For more…

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Outlook:Mac usability study in Mountain View, California

Are you in the San Francisco Bay Area, available during the week of June 21, and want to help us determine the future of Outlook:Mac?  My team is conducting a usability study for Outlook:Mac.  I need people who meet the following criteria: You use a Mac at work, and your Mac is your primary work…

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Q&A: can I send a mail in Entourage that the recipient can’t forward?

I saw this post on the Entourage product forum that has a great question about Entourage: Several corporate e-mail clients have security features that prevent Reply To All and Forwarding of e-mails if the flags are set for that message. Does Entourage have any such capability? This feature, where you can say “I don’t want…

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Q&A: Will I be able to move from Entourage to Outlook:Mac?

A question from my mail: I’ve heard that Outlook will support PSTs from Windows Outlook, but I haven’t heard anything about Entourage. Will I be able to take my Entourage data and get it into Outlook for Mac? You’re right, we’ve already announced that Outlook:Mac will import PSTs from Outlook for Windows. That doesn’t mean…

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usability participants needed for Outlook:Mac study in March

As we have announced, Outlook is coming to your Mac later this year. My team is working hard on getting everything ready for you. To that end, we’re conducting another usability study of Outlook:Mac. The study will be conducted at my lab in Mountain View, California, during the week of March 22. For this study,…

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top Office:Mac questions at Macworld Expo

I know, I know, Macworld Expo was last week, and I should have written this up earlier. I had every intent of taking a break on Thursday after my shift in the booth and my talk, but it just didn’t end up happening that way. Forgive me: the show was awesome, and I’m only now…

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want a sneak peak of Outlook:Mac?

Edited on 21 January 2010: This study is now filled, so please don’t contact me directly about it. You can sign up to participate in future usability studies here. Thanks for all your interest! As we’ve already announced, Outlook is coming to the Mac. I can’t post details about it here yet, but I can…

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year in review

If the boss can write a retrospective, so can I. 🙂 2009 has been an Entourage-filled year for me. At Macworld 2009 in January, we announced Entourage for Web Services. While EWS didn’t get a lot of UI touches, I still got to make some UX improvements, especially with regards to perceived performance. The public…

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