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How SharePoint stole my heart

And with that tie-in I saw a big new value, which was long overdue for the crowned king of office productivity...This is Microsoft Office we’re talking about here, and we’re ten versions deep into this product at this point

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Two by Two – Part-2

When I wanted to edit a document on my iPad, Box suggested that I could use Office 2 HD . Not only does Office 2 HD work with Box.net , it works with SharePlus

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SharePoint in the Cloud and On-Premises: One of these things is not like the other

Recently Google announced the acquisition of QuickOffice - a “Cloud” based office productivity solution known for its ability to provide better than average Microsoft Office file format support and cross-device support

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Dear Steve - Paper Still Matters

Paper is NOT going away In 20 or 30 years if we have a truly paperless office (and a perhaps a flying car ) then we have done a truly great thing...The stats bear this out with this post on The Paperless Office

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Social SharePoint --- An Oxymoron?

With over 125 million SharePoint users and a goal to reach 500 million with the next release of Office (aka Wave 15 ) From Jared Spataro’s keynote at SharePoint TechCon in San Francisco a few weeks ago The goal is to get 500 million people to the point where they can "get work done, together" Jared also said they want to leverage the 1 billion Microsoft Office users

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Scenes From A SharePoint Installation Process

There are a couple of factors at play: Microsoft is driving SharePoint adoption through its dominance of the desktop with Office...Microsoft is driving SharePoint adoption through its dominance of the desktop with Office

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The sad state of modern word processors

And if you have to comply with a look and feel, or need to create complex documents across the enterprise, you might be forced to use Microsoft Office that really doesn’t handle these types of workloads that well

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Reinventing standards

Some of these are (unfortunately) still in use and are quite complex to process correctly, as their complexity has grown over the years: yes I'd talking about the Microsoft Office legacy formats :) I worked for some time with the Apache POI project that works at implementing parsers for theses old formats and I couldn't believe how complex and undocumented these were

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Shifting my paradigm

For years I have relied on the reliable and time tested Microsoft Office Suite to do my work...My new laptop came with a trial version of MS Office that has just expired...For now I am resisting the urge to activate my MS Office Suite

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