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Managing a project is subject to the completion of a series of sub process. The timely, sequential, synchronized and accurate execution of each of the project management sub processes is essential in order to achieve a successful managed project. Microsoft SharePoint is a handy tool for getting the entire project management saga executed successfully and also enables support for the project team.
Attention MAC users who were waiting for the Office 2008 or more specific the business edition of Office 2008 to arrive. Good news for you as Microsoft has began shipping the Business edition of Office 2008 for MAC. The Business edition replaces the previous Standard Edition and Special Media Edition. The Business edition of Office 2008 for MAC offers a complete Office suite alongwith support for Microsoft Exchange.
Expect Office 2008 for MAC Business edition to come equipped with tool and features that is essential to maintaining, managing and growing a business. It includes all the common and known Office applications such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Entourage all updated to Service Pack 2. Also it brings new tools to bring a more complete productivity p ackage to fullfil the needs of an enterprise.
Office 2008 for MAC Business edition comprises of :
Entourage 2008, Web Services Edition
Provides faster data synchronization so Entourage users on Exchange 2007 will experience improved email and calendaring support. Additionally, we’ve added the ability to sync Tasks, Notes and Categories – one of the top customer requests – making Entourage 2008, Web Services Edition the best client for Exchange on the Mac.
Document Connection for Mac
Improves access and browsing to documents on SharePoint Products and Technologies and Microsoft Office Live Workspace for streamlined collaboration
More than 200 business-related templates and clip art, along with lynda.com training
Business Edition has an estimated retail price of $399.95 ($239.95 for the upgrade)
Have you heard about the SharePoint Conference 2009. The event is scheduled to start on 19th October and will end on 22nd October 2009. So what’s in SharePoint Conference 2009 that may be of some interest to you.
Well you might want to know that around 250 sessions are scheduled. Wow that’s a lot of sessions. Of course, the primary focus will be on using SharePoint 2010. But that is not all.
Sneak Peak at the SharePoint Conference 2009 sessions
The SharePoint Team revealed a sneak peak at the sessions that would be coming your way. These sessions would cover topics such as Office 2010, using SQL Server with SharePoint for deployment, Visual Studio 2010. The sessions are:
- Understanding Office 2010 and the Office Web apps
- Office Web apps: Deployment and Manageability
- Customizing Office 2010 Backstage view and Ribbon
- What’s New in Office 2010 for Developers
- Deep-Dive into SharePoint 2010 My Sites and Social Networking Architecture
- SharePoint 2010 Governance: Planning and Implementation
- SQL Server Best Practices for SharePoint Deployments
- Overview of Access Services in SharePoint 2010
- Introduction to SharePoint Applications Using InfoPath and Forms Services 2010
- Launching and Supporting Large Global Sites: Lessons Learned from AMD.com (Customer Session presented by AMD)
- How SharePoint Helped Employee Communications Do More with Less (Customer Session presented by Dow Jones)
- Planning, Deploying and Administrating Excel Services and Project “Gemini” in SharePoint Server 2010
- Advanced Web Part Development in Visual Studio 2010
- Enterprise Content Management for the Masses: How SharePoint 2010 Delivers on the Promise
- The 2010 Lineup: SKUs and Licensing
So are you all excited to register yourself for this amazing conference. Well hurry up, because you are not the only one that wants to attend the SharePoint Conference 2009.
A big thanks to Neowin for coming up with this news. The news is quite interesting especially if you want to get your hands on the CTP (Community Technical Preview) of Microsoft Office 2010. Microsoft today sent a large number of emails to Microsoft Connect members offering them to get their hands on the Community Technical Preview which basically gives its users (the lucky ones, if you ask me) to get an early glimpse and feel of the latest version of Microsoft Office 2010. All the programs included in the CTP are available for both 32 bit version and 64 bit version. The softwares that are available for download include:
- Microsoft Office Professional 2010
- Microsoft Word 2010
- Microsoft Excel 2010
- Microsoft PowerPoint 2010
- Microsoft OneNote 2010
- Microsoft Outlook 2010
- Microsoft Publisher 2010
- Microsoft Access 2010
- Microsoft Visio 2010
- Microsoft SharePointDesigner 2010
- Microsoft InfoPath 2010
- Microsoft SharePoint Workspace 2010
- Business Contact Manager for Microsoft Outlook 2010
- Microsoft Outlook Connector
- Microsoft Office Language Pack 2010 – English
- Microsoft Office Language Pack 2010 – Japanese
- Business Contact Manager for Microsoft Outlook 2010 Language Pack – Japanese
- Business Contact Manager for Microsoft Outlook 2010 Database Tool
Coming to the requirements side, the hardware and software requirements include:
- 500 MHz processor or higher
- 256 megabytes (MB) of RAM or higher
- 2 gigabytes (GB). A part of this disk space is free after installation if the original download package is removed from the hard disk.
- CD-ROM drive or DVD drive
- 1024 x 768 or higher-resolution monitor
The supported operating systems are:
- Windows XP (SP3, 32bit)
- Windows Vista (SP1, 32 bit/64 bit)
- Windows Server 2003 R2 (SP2, 32-bit or 64-bit)
- Windows 2008 (SP1, 32-bit or 64-bit)
- Windows 7 (32-bit or 64-bit).
Did u think it is the end of the post. Well think again. Microsoft also sent out invitations for the “Click to Run” technical preview program. Simply said it is a streaming version of the latest upcoming Office suite from Microsoft. The program needs to be executed just once. During the execution it streams the bits of Microsoft Office to the user’s PC. The streaming version consists of Word, Excel, PowerPointm Outlook and OneNote. This is how Microsoft explains it
The program provides a first look at the future of Internet application deployment. It delivers the products rapidly to the computer via streaming over the Internet. The following Office 2010 desktop applications are included: Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and OneNote