Burton group analyst house strongly comes out in support of Office Open XML

The Burton Group, a respected AR firm targeting the enterprise technologist, has published “What’s up .doc—ODF, Open XML and the Revolutionary Implications of XML in Productivity Applications”—a 35+ page examination of document formats, most notably ODF and Open XML.  This is a very interesting read.  Guy Creese, one of the authors has blogged about it…

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Office Developer Conference 2008

Microsoft Office system is a platform.  This is the conference (it’s in California, 10th-13th Feb 2008) where we really get into the detail about how to develop solutions on it.  Really good speakers (including one of the last times to hear Bill Gates) and the opportunity to get your questions answered and feedback to us. …

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Intelligencia for Office 2007 uses Open XML

I’ve spoken about IT Workplace before.  If you are interested in seeing an Office Business Application in action, have a look at Intelligencia – they allow people to do data analysis from Word.  This relies on Open XML to store the settings in the document. They have some new demo and video content up on…

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Ecma Open XML real world stories

This afternoon I was presenting at the Office Business Applications architects council with the good looking chaps on the right here.  I was talking about some of the stories I’ve come across from our customers and partners who are using Ecma Open XML in their solutions. I have 4 stories published recently about Ecma Open…

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Office Business Applications - training course announced

If you are keen to skill up on developing line of business applications – and in particular if you are likely to want to train other people in the art, we have a very exclusive small training course running in Reading for 2 days: Office Business Applications (OBA) 2 day training course, Reading,  September 17th…

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