At the PDC this morning Microsoft demonstrated Office 12 in public for the first time. The news you'll hear is "they changed the user interface." So, we wanted to talk with the team who came up with this new UI and we wanted to ask them "are you nuts?"
After all, changing how…
Jean Paoli was bouncing around the offices here in building 18 today. Who's he? One of the co-creators of XML. Why was he happy?
Because Office just announced their new file formats all built in XML.
"We just turned on 400 million new people to XML," he told us.
Is there any business intelligence out there? Mike Arcuri, group program manager on the business intelligence team shows off Excel 12's new features for looking at how your business is doing. You'll never look at pivot tables the same way again.
We're slowly getting around to see all of the Office 12 teams. Here you meet some of the people who work on
InfoPath 12 and you get a good first look too. The
InfoPath team has a blog, too, where they discuss more about InfoPath.InfoPath lets developers build new kinds of form-based…
Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 integrates with the Windows Workflow Foundation to provide a platform for creating custom workflows for lists and document libraries. This tutorial shows how to build a custom workflow using the wizard provided by
SharePoint Designer 2007.
The set of features that make up Sharepoint 2007 are hard to cover with just one video, but 3 group program managers (Jon Kauffman, PJ Hough, and Gerhard Schobbe) and a marketing guy (no offense Lawrence!) sat down with me to chat about the cool new features
that you can see in
the Beta 2…
Scoble recently caught up with Luke Williams, a software developer on the Office team, who helped create a nifty new feature in Office 12: Word to PDF file translation (you can save a Word document as a PDF file by simply choosing Save As...PDF, etc).
We go into Mike Morton's office and have a chat about the next version of Sharepoint with PJ Hough, group program manager on Sharepoint Services Team. The team talks about the future of Sharepoint and gives us a demo.
This is a second, deeper look at Excel 2007's business intelligence capabilities (Mike Arcuri was on Channel 9 a few weeks ago). Really cool stuff for helping your business see what is happening.
The demos start at 6:15 into this video. Really great stuff, if you are an Excel freak, don't miss!