ofc-brand_h_rgbAre you an expert on all facets of deploying Office 2010?  If so, you’re a rare bird.  If you are like the rest of us, you are probably looking for help.  The Office Resource Kit (ORK) is an invaluable resource for planning and deploying this product.  It has four major sections described as follows:

  1. An overview of the Setup architecture for Office 2010, setup sequence of events, language-neutral design and deployment of multiple languages, customization methods, required local installation source, and updates process.
  2. Information about how to plan the installation of the Microsoft Office 2010 suites, and how to migrate the user data, such as user and computers settings and documents created from the previously installed versions of Microsoft Office.
  3. Guidelines about items to consider before you deploy Office 2010.
  4. Overview of Microsoft Volume Licensing and Office Activation Technologies for Office 2010 and how describes how to plan for volume activation.

Go get the 475 pages @ http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/en/details.aspx?FamilyID=b4917d33-441a-4dd2-8255-9fa599bae3db.  And don’t forget the Office tech center at http://technet.microsoft.com/office. This is a wonderful site chalk full of great information.