June 15, 2010
Customers Stand Up for Office 2010

As Microsoft Office 2010 is released worldwide today, a number of customers who helped the company refine the new product are sharing their stories, including a mom who is fighting childhood obesity.

June 2, 2010
Office Web Apps Planner Brings Documents to the Cloud

Lead Product Planner Jill Campbell talks about Office Web Apps, the free, lightweight, Web-based versions of Microsoft Office programs that will become available this month, enabling users to access their documents anytime, anywhere.

May 12, 2010
PowerPivot Developer’s Career Is Full of Twists and Turns

One of the most popular features of SQL Server 2008 R2 is PowerPivot, which puts business intelligence in the hands of more business users while maintaining the insight and oversight of IT. Donald Farmer, a leader in PowerPivot’s development, drew on his eclectic background to make it a success.

May 12, 2010
Microsoft SharePoint Powers 2010 Virtual Kickoff

More than 500,000 people are expected to participate in today’s virtual launch of Microsoft Office 2010 and Microsoft SharePoint 2010. Fittingly, the virtual launch was built on SharePoint 2010, which provided a cost-effective platform for delivering rich social networking and other features.

April 30, 2010
MacBeth Delivers Quick Steps to Speed E-mail Tasks in Outlook 2010

Six years ago Melissa MacBeth came to her job interview at Microsoft armed with a list of ways to make Outlook more efficient for its users. For Outlook 2010 she helped develop Quick Steps, a new tool that lets users perform multiple actions with a single click.