Microsoft Online Services - Office 365

Office 365, BPOS, Enterprise Content Management (ECM), SharePoint, Office System, Exchange and Lync

August, 2006

  • Microsoft Office for Linux Inevitable

    The following article from Vnunet outlines that Microsoft is intending to release a version of Office for Linux within the next couple of years. It also has an interesting stance on Microsofts recent changes in approach to Open Source Software. ...
  • Microsoft Office SharePoint Server (MOSS) 2007 Framework

    MOSS is fundamentally consists of 6 parts. Content Management which will be my area of focus for this blog makes up one sixth of the new Office SharePoint framework and encompasses the intergration of document management, records management and web...
  • Further Breakdown of The SharePoint Feature Tiers

    Office SharePoint Server Enterprise CAL consists of a number of exciting services. As a brief introduction, you can find; Excel Services allowing for a more seemless intergration process. A report centre for easy viewing capabilities. Web part...
  • White Papers and Documents for Office SharePoint Server 2007 Beta 2

    Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 Beta Site Evaluation for Office SharePoint Server 2007 Upgrade and Migration Guide for Office SharePoint Server Planning Guide for Office SharePoint Server Part 1 (for application administrators) Planning...
  • Take The Microsoft Office System Test Drive

    Take the 2007 Microsoft Office System out for a spin in this easy-to-use, browser-based trial experience. Learn More
  • Information Worker Solutions Competency

  • 2007 Office System - Server Products Language Offerings

    I've just come across the following article written by the Gwyneth Marshall who is the Program Manager in the Office International Services Team. It very interestingly outlines the server product Beta 2 TR and RTM timeframes for the various language...
  • Enterprise Content Management (ECM) in SharePoint Server 2007

    The slide below represents a conceptual view of ECM from Microsoft that shows the deep integration among the various components. The foundation of ECM is provided by a unified storage architecture based on SQL server which acts as the repository for...
  • What does Create Document Workspace mean in Office?

    I recently posted a blog for the Office Pioneer web site outlining what the term - Create Document Workspace - means in Office.
  • A great definition of ECM

    I've just recently come across the ECM team blog that was started by Manish Sharma who is the Senior Product Manager and ECM Marketing Lead for Office SharePoint Server 2007. I particularly like the way that he introduces and defines the meaning...
  • Hummingbird builds ECM on Microsoft stack

    I've just read an interesting article published yesterday which outlines that Hummingbird Ltd is looking to leverage Microsoft's technology infrastructure to increase user acceptance of its ECM solutions. It also goes on to say that; "Hummingbird...
  • Microsoft Zune teams up with EMI

    It has just been announced that the release of Zune, the new Microsoft portable digital media player will come pre-loaded with videos on it due to a partnership with EMI. Included in the list is a UK pop act called Hot Chip, which I don't think I have...
  • 2007 Office System Capabilities

    As the ground shifts under organisations in the new world of work, it only makes sense that the tools information workers use in their jobs should evolve to meet new needs and provide new capabilities. The traditional authoring, analysis and communications...
  • Screen Clipping From OneNote

    I recently posted a blog for the Office Pioneer web site outlining how to do Screen Clipping from OneNote
  • What does RSS (Really Simple Syndication) mean in Outlook 2007?

    I've posted a blog for the Office Pioneer web site outlining what RSS means and how you can add RSS feeds in Outlook 2007
  • MOSS 2007 Gorilla Training

    I've just found on Mark Harrisons blog a useful link to SharePoint 2007 courses run by Gorilla Training . Read Blog Article
  • Clinic 3370: Getting Started with Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 (Beta)

    This online clinic provides a rich multimedia learning experience. In this clinic, you explore the 2007 Microsoft Office System to understand how it provides many benefits to an organisation including enhanced collaboration, personal productivity and...
  • New 2007 Microsoft Office System Training Courses

    Detailed Information about the following Training Courses Clinic 3041: Deploying Microsoft® Windows Vista™ and the 2007 Office System Client Products (Beta) Clinic 3369: Getting Started with Microsoft® Windows® SharePoint...
  • Microsoft Exchange and SharePoint Solutions Help to Double Companies Revenue

    Microsoft Exchange and SharePoint Solutions helped Apptix to nearly double its revenue between 2004 and 2005, as the company is also said to be on target to continue to see explosive growth. For Further Reading Click Here
  • Google mislays Tibet

    TheRegister outlines in todays news that "Google appears to have rather carelessly mislaid the whole of Tibet, the once independent state turned autonomous region of China." For Further Reading Click Here
  • Microsoft spends $3.8bn buying back its own shares

    It's an interesting move from Microsoft and I certainly think it has a number of people in shock as to the HUGE amount of money. It is just unimaginable to think about such a lump sum of money. Based on the preliminary count by the depositary for the...
  • Interesting ECM Links

    Better ECM Blog Better ECM - Russ Stalters' Blog on Exploring NextGen ECM AIIM the international association for ECM ECM vendors list (in PDF format) with ECM product classification covering Europe CMS Watch the ECM channel on CMS Watch. CM...
  • What is ECM?

    A defintion of ECM taken from AIIM's web site. AIIM is an ECM association "Enterprise Content Management (ECM) is the technologies used to capture, manage, store, preserve, and deliver content and documents related to organizational processes. ECM...
  • Solutions Using the Microsoft Office System

    Learn how to use the Microsoft Office system to solve your business scenarios. Included on this link is an invaluable array of useful visio diagrams, white papers and documents ranging an expanse of Office System related tasks, including deployment, upgrading...
  • Migrate from Microsoft Content Management Server 2002 to SharePoint Server 2007

    Migration and Upgrade Information for SharePoint Developers. SharePoint Portal Server 2003 and Content Management Server 2002 are truly integrated into a common architecture in Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007. Many tasks such as navigation...