Microsoft Office 2010 Engineering

The official blog of the Microsoft Office product development group

June, 2010

  • Why Office? “To keep projects on track.”

    Project execution is important no matter who you work for or what department you are in. You have to know who is accountable for what, where information can be found, and keep everyone up to date when things change. Jennifer Kensok writing again—I’m a...
  • Office 2010 Availability

    Office 2010 is publically available today!  Everyone on the Office engineering team is very excited about this milestone.  We’ve had more of you download and try our Beta than ever before (more than 9,000,000 downloads), and business users have...
  • Access 2010 FIFA Tournament Template

    As the excitement about the 2010 world cup in South Africa intensified, Barath Balasubramanian (an Access Engineer) set out to build an application to gather predictions on the results of the tournament from his team mates. Since they all have access...
  • Why Office? “Our business runs on Excel.”

    I am Jennifer Kensok and I am a product manager in the Office Enterprise business.  I work with a lot of customers, and sometimes I wonder if customers could use Excel alone to run a business. From what I have heard from customers, Excel 2010 with...
  • Understanding Software Assurance

    Most large organizations have Software Assurance (SA) as part of their licensing agreement and there are many benefits that are included that go unused every agreement period. We have found that many of the people who would use the benefits don’t...