"Open battle will boost compatibility"
Open XML will never win over ODF proponents: nothing would. However, the new formats are more open, more accessible and more standardised than the old binary ones. Pragmatists, at least, will welcome them as a step in the right direction.
Live book search
Good Groove positioning post
Nice post by Simon Jackson positioning Groove, SharePoint collaboration.
Hampshire Police use Office 2007
Google goes offline
Google Gears is an open source plug-in for browsers, which the firm hopes will lead to the creation of new web standards. Prize to Michael Gartenberg, Jupiter Research, for best quote about it:
"A word processor with less functionality than WordPad isn't going to upset anyone's business model, online or off"
SharePoint awarded DoD certification
SharePoint Server 2007 receives DoD 5015.2 certification, which is nice.
Microsoft Office Interactive developer map
no more posters of the object models, instead a lovely interaction wpf application. sounds good.