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  • New Project Server 2007 Resources Available

    We have new material available on Office Project Portfolio Server 2007 resources are available on the Office 12 preview site: Top 10 Benefits Product Overview General FAQ Product Guide Posted by Sandra.
  • 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...
  • Calling all UK SharePoint Developers for Office Live

    Further to my earlier posting on Office Live, if you are interested in developing a small business hosted solution on Windows SharePoint Services v3 for Office Live, please email me at AskIW@microsoft.com to let me know. I'm looking for Partners who:...
  • Almost a Month Old! Get in touch...

    So the UK IW Partner Team have been blogging now for almost a month, with our first post on 4 April. We have had an overwhelming response rate with lots of you visiting us mostly through the RSS feed. We would now like some feedback on what you have...
  • Getting Started with Windows SharePoint Services V3

    Getting Started with Windows SharePoint Services V3 In this online class, you can explore the features and technologies new to Microsoft Windows SharePoint Services v3.0. You are also provided with information about deployment, configuration and migration...
  • 2007 Office System Starter Kit for Enterprise Content Management

    The Enterprise Content Management Starter Kit (Beta 2) is now available - it is a preliminary release for solution providers, independent software vendors, value-added resellers, and other developers to learn about how to extend the new ECM features and...
  • Office Live Comes to Windows Messenger

    The newest Live related tab has launched, this time for Office Live , bringing the total number of Live tabs for Windows Live Messenger to 5. It joins Expo , Favorites , Messenger and the original Alerts tabs. As there is limited advertising within the...
  • Calling all UK EMC Documentum Partners

    Following the recent announcements with EMC Documentum integrating with the Microsoft platform, I'm really interested in meeting any Partners who are attending Momentum next week. If you have a spare 5 minutes, please introduce yourself or drop me a mail...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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)...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • The mystery of Information Worker solved

    Firstly welcome to the Information Worker UK team blog site! Now we have this new facility, I thought a great place to start would be to talk about what Information Worker (IW) actually is. It's no secret that at first glance, the phrase 'Information...
  • IW Partner Team Introductions!

    Who are the IW Partner Team? As this is a new blog for the IW Partner Team, I thought I would write and introduce each of us. Within Microsoft, we created a cross company IW virtual team, made up of the following people: The Solution Channel...
  • 3 Dates Announced for Business Scorecard Manager 2005 Technical Training

    Building Scorecards with Microsoft Office Business Scorecard Manager 2005 www.microsoft.com/uk/partner/readiness/technical/bsm This one day 100% subsidised course holds 12 delegates , so please book as soon as possible to avoid disappointment. 3...
  • Get connected with Live Communications CAL

    Select customers acquiring a Core CAL and L+SA for Office Live Communications Server 2005 CAL are eligible for potential savings of up to 30% on the Core CAL and Office Live Communications Server 2005 CAL. Learn more about this offer Posted by Sandra...
  • The SharePoint Opportunity for Partners...

    I love this article from Fortune magazine – “ How I Work: Bill Gates ” – in which Bill describes how he uses SharePoint: “…Being flooded with information doesn't mean we have the right information or that we're in touch with the right people. I...
  • Introducing Information Worker Solution Services

    New Page 4 Summary This is a fantastic opportunity for both IW competent partners and those partners considering a move into the IW competency. In the UK alone it is anticipated that the market opportunity for IW solutions...
  • New! Business Scorecard Manager 2005 Classroom and Online Training

    New Page 2 Classroom: Building Scorecards with Microsoft Office Business Scorecard Manager 2005 ( click here for more info) 19 April, London ( click here to register) 18 May, London ( click here to register...
  • Don't forget to register for the Information Worker Opportunity Seminars taking place during April and May!

    Over the coming weeks, the Information Worker Team will (proudly) present a series of 'IW Opportunity Seminars' that explore the opportunities that exist for Partners within IW as a whole and, more specifically, within the various areas of specialisation...