Office 12 beta 1 ships!!

Its the first milestone in our journey to ship this product – beta 1 was released to the Rapid Deployment Programme today. [:D]  This is a significant stage in the development of the products and its great that we are running to schedule nicely.Having used it now on my live machine for a couple of days…

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Focus on the sides not the corners!

I was trying to explain to a few people today where I think we need to focus our solution thinking in the Office 12 timeframe and I came up with this model that I thought I’d share with you all. If I look at the information worker solution space, I think about horizontal solutions as…

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Knowledge Discovery and Insight – Business Intelligence for the masses

Office 12 is not the next version of Office, it’s the next wave of our productivity platform.  It has all the programs, servers and services designed for people who work with information.  So far we have talked a lot about the client side changes and about our results oriented approach, starting with the new UI. …

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