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Running Office 2007? Time to upgrade.

If you’re still running Microsoft Office 2007, you’re going to run into issues in October. A couple dozen Microsoft programs will reach the end of life on October 10, 2017, most notably Microsoft Office Suite 2007. Microsoft is also making a change to Outlook that means Office 365 users with Outlook 2007 will stop receiving emails. If you’re running these programs it’s time to upgrade or risk significant security vulnerabilities and lost productivity.

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Microsoft PowerPoint Security Bug–All in the news

There has recently been coverage in the news about a security flaw in Microsoft PowerPoint (and other Office products as well), that could allow a remote attacker to gain access to a PC or system.  As usual, this is much ado about nothing if you are paying attention to what you are doing on your PC.

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OneNote - It Rocks!

One of my biggest beefs with Microsoft is how terrible their marketing is. I mean - you'd think that as the world's second largest company behind ExxonMobil, these guys would get it right. But they don't - they are really, really bad. I mean, how many of you have heard about Mesh? (I hope you're reading this in Redmond.)

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Top 5 SharePoint Best Practices

Windows SharePoint Services (WSS) is one of the most under utilized tools available from Microsoft - for BPOS/Office365 users and Windows Server users. You can read about some of the WSS projects we've done here and here. Whether automating project tasks, sales processes, or easily finding documents - WSS works the way you do. (Did I mention it's free?)

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How to delay outbound messages from Outlook

If you've ever sent a message that you wished you hadn't - you may consider configuring Outlook to delay your outbound messages.

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Overlay Multiple Outlook 2007 Calendars

This is my new favorite feature of Outlook 2007 Calendars.  We are heavy users of SharePoint calendars and we link these to Outlook 2007.  We also share all of our calendars.  I can have as many as 5 or 6 calendars in a single view - too many to be able see anything of any value.

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The Complete Guide to Microsoft Office 2010

TechCrunch has a great article here highlighting some of the new features of Office 2010.  Of great interest is how the Office Suite will integrate with the web.

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