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  • Blog Post: Tips, tricks and time-savers for Word, Excel, OneNote, Outlook and PowerPoint

    We blogged a couple of weeks ago about the Office 2010 tips and tricks screensaver, which you can download from the Microsoft Download Center . You can also find some of the Word tips, tricks and timesavers in the short video demos here , including: Not enough columns or rows in your Word table...
  • Blog Post: Office 2010 reaches RTM! By Steve Clayton

    Office 2010 Reaches RTM! was the headline from the Office team blog and during an extended stay in Redmond last week I took the chance to suck the bits down our high speed pipes and load them on to my laptop. Nice work folks…Outlook 2010 feels snappy to me. For the non geeks, RTM = Release To Manufacture...
  • Blog Post: Today is the Global Virtual Launch for Office 2010 & SharePoint 2010, plus Office 2010 free trial is now available! By David Bennie

    It’s an exciting day today – it’s finally the UK launch of Office 2010 and SharePoint 2010. To find out what the fuss is all about, at 3.00pm BST today, you can watch the global keynote address, join the virtual launch conversation, and participate in on-demand sessions to learn more about how these...
  • Blog Post: Make your email subject lines work

    We're all time-stretched and email-overloaded. Here are a couple of tips to help your mails get read. Make more of the subject line so recipients can immediately see how the message relates to them and why it's important. Be very specific about the response you require, ie: budget figures...
  • Blog Post: Tip o’ the Week #10: Navigate Outlook with shortcuts

    Guest post by Ewan Dalton More Outlook tippery this week. Since we spend more time in Outlook than any other application (with the possible exception of the browser), it makes sense to familiarise yourself with some common shortcut keys to shave a few seconds off regularly performed activities. ...
  • Blog Post: 4 Time management tips

    Too much email? Process and organise it immediately into ‘urgent action’, ‘this week’, ‘information only’, and project-based folders. "I don’t like to delete files – I might need them." Hmmmm. Amassing too many folders, documents and libraries is counter...
  • Blog Post: Office 2010 is here, so how will it benefit your medium business? by David Bennie

    It's finally here! Office 2010 is now available for business customers worldwide, so I’ve got some useful resources here to help you get clued up on what the benefits are for your business: Firstly, I’ve got two new great whitepapers here written specifically for medium businesses: · Understanding...
  • Blog Post: How to: control your inbox

    A few short and sweet tips... Categorise evey single email as you read it, and either move it to an appropriate folder (eg: home, fyi, urgent action, monthly meeting) and/or set up appropriate rules, so your emails will automatically be posted to the relevant folder. (Handle every piece of paper...
  • Blog Post: A Look at Microsoft SharePoint

    Guest post from Trevor Eddolls, CEO iTech-Ed Ltd ( www.itech-ed.com ), specialists for IT consultancy, analysis, technical education and training, web design, writing, and editing solutions. Read more from Trevor on his mainframe blog and follow him on Twitter . Let me start with an apology for talking...
  • Blog Post: Business productivity at its best

    This paper shows how Microsoft Office , Microsoft SharePoint , Microsoft Exchange , and Microsoft Office Communications Server contribute to the Microsoft Business Productivity Infrastructure (BPI) which is powerfully designed. The BPI stack approach suggests that only by thinking at a capability...