A new web site called Office Labs has just gone live. Here, you will find all sorts of projects, prototypes, proof-of-concepts, downloads, and more, all of which are centered around productivity. The site features tools for the Microsoft Office system and SharePoint, too. To get the launch started with a bang, Office Labs is already offering a bunch of cool projects you'll want to check out, including the following:
- Community Clips - Community Clips is a place where you can find "how to" videos made by other users like yourself; you can also easily create your own.
- Search Commands - This is quite possibly the hottest of the current Office Labs offerings, considering how strong user demand was for just this sort of tool. Search Commands is an experiment designed to see if search is an effective way for you to find commands in complex software applications. You can download the Search Commands add-in into your Microsoft Office 2007 installation and begin using it today to help you find the command you need.
- InkSeine - A tool for Tablet PC users, InkSeine offers an innovative new interface for pen input
- Task Market - This is an online marketplace that can help you find freelancers skilled in graphic design, writing, editing, translation, and more.
- SharePointPedia - SharePointPedia is social community application that can help you find useful info about SharePoint technologies, tools, tips and tricks.
To stay up-to-date on all the latest news from Office Labs, you can follow the new Office Labs blog, available here