Each week, we round up industry news and articles you might have missed. Enjoy this week’s selections.

Microsoft Office Is Still an Important Enterprise App: 10 Reasons Why
Ten reasons why Microsoft Office remains the most important productivity suite in the enterprise.

Office Reaches RTM!
Microsoft is done with the testing and coding phase of the new Office, and will release it to manufacturing in November.

Google Privacy Policy Slammed by EU Data Protection Chiefs
European data protection commissioners say Google’s privacy policies result in uncontrolled use of personal data without individual’s clear consent.

REVIEW: Microsoft Lync Server 2013
Lync Server 2013 simplifies deployment and enhances the feature set “to address the needs of an increasingly demanding and mobile workforce.”

SharePoint 2013: Intranets with a Side of Social
SharePoint 2013 includes “a new set of exciting and rich features” that will enable businesses to spice up their corporate intranets.

Google's CIO Dilemma
Google needs to: “come to terms with an enterprise mentality that demands a strategy, a roadmap, a commitment to some measure of predictability.”

Do Colleges Benefit From Free Access to Microsoft Office 365?
Microsoft Office 365 for Education allows higher education institutions to save money while offering students an array of tools to enhance their productivity.