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November, 2006

  • Last Call: Partner Sponsorship Opportunity at SharePoint Conference 2007 in Berlin

    Just another reminder that Partners are invited to sponsor the SharePoint conference in Berlin next year. This is great exposure for your partner, with more than 1000 delegates attending. It is closing next week and places are limited so you need to be...
  • Partner Marketing 101: New dates for the New Year

    Due to high demand from partners, the following new dates have been added to Marketing 101. This 1 day Instructor Led course is ‘ideal’ for new starters at a Microsoft partner responsible for marketing, and also partners taking their first steps into...
  • Office system Training for SI/VAR Partners

    The Partner Readiness Team is pleased to announce the release of five classroom courses for the 2007 Office system. Deliveries for most of these courses start in December, so please sign up as soon as possible . The courses are: 2007 Microsoft Office...
  • Business Symposium: 8th Dec at Thames Valley Park

    This event highlights the opportunities within the Information Worker competency and to meet key Microsoft people and other Partners via structured networking. Click here to register. 9:30 - 10:00: Registration and coffee 10:00 – 10:15: Introduction and...
  • Where can I download Office 2007 customer collateral?

    I've been asked this question at least a dozen times this week (which is fab!). Partners and customers may download customer-ready collateral by following this 3 step guide, using SharePoint as an example: 1) Visit Office Online at http://office.microsoft...
  • Want to develop solutions using the Office UI?

    Microsoft is licensing the new Office 2007 user interface for free so developers can build applications that look similar to the programs in the suite. Information about the licensing program can be found here . Technorati tags: Office 2007 , Partners
  • How to Buy/Sell Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 Licensing

    This Office Online site contains some GREAT information on the different SKU’s and LICENSING MODELS of Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007. There is even a perfect comparison table in .xls that you can download offline ( SharePointProductsComparison...
  • Office SharePoint Services and Server 2007 Available for Download!

    UPDATE: The MSDN version of the 2007 Office system servers are now availabile via MSDN. I can’t provide a link as it will be different for each MSDN subscriber but basically go to: Manage Subscriptions Subscriber Download and Product Keys, Servers...
  • Microsoft Office Roundtable

    I'm currently at a Unified Communication & Collaboration briefing where I learnt more about the Office Roundtable. It's an amazing bit of kit... in a nutshell, if you need to do some video conferencing and you have a meeting room with al l the video...
  • Windows Vista Demo Readiness Toolkit (DRT)

    My colleague, James , blogged about this new readiness toolkit for Windows Vista... so when our Partners are out deploying the 2007 Office system, you could extend your solution by integrating it with Vista. Example solutions may include Search; Gadgets...
  • The Office 2007 UI Bible

    If you want to know anything about the new UI in the 2007 Office system, you should start at Jensen Harris's blog. Jensen posted the "UI Bible" including why we did it; what is it; migration tips; themes; customising it and all sorts of other information...
  • MOSS 2007 - Building a public website

    From Mark . Liam Cleary has a fantastic in-depth series running on rebuilding a corporate website with the new WCM features of Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007. We're talking deep practical dives into CSS, master pages, navigation, and content...
  • New Application Templates for Windows SharePoint Services 3.0

    40 new "out-of-the-box" Application Templates are coming soon for Windows SharePoint Services 3.0. These are custom scenarios for the WSS platform, tailored to address the needs and requirements of specific business processes or sets of tasks in organizations...
  • Partner-TV Re-Launched

    Our video blog, Partner-TV , was relaunched this week, by Steve Clayton . Watch his video summarising what we learnt and what has changed for this release. Other highlights this week include a video with Natalie Ayres (our UK Partner General Manager)...
  • Office Online Refreshed!

    I've always been a fan of the Office Online site . It's great for when you need a last minute template or a piece of clipart to make that PowerPoint or Word document a little more exciting... and now it even has a link to our Office Live site ! Well now...
  • Office Live Beta

    Yesterday we announced Office Live was going live in the US on November 15th. In the UK it will enter in beta so you will be able to sign up for it then at www.officelive.co.uk . Put simply, Office Live basics gives you: Personalized domain name and Web...
  • Live Barcode - enter business cards straight into Outlook

    How I love this... I was just looking at my stack of business cards I collected attending my week of conferences and thinking of typing them in vs. buying a business card scanner. So the general idea of this Live application is that you print an image...