My friend Shan Sinha announced that Google Docs will soon be able to edit and share documents directly from Microsoft Office. If it sounds counterintuitive to you, don’t knock it until you try it. The features are based on the code that Shan’s team wrote while running Docverse, a startup that was acquired by Google […]
Alright, looks like Microsoft isn’t taking the criticism from their former VP lying down. They’ve fired back on their official blog and ripped Dick Brass’ take on zero Microsoft Office support for Tablet PCs with this… And in response to Dick’s comment about Tablets and Office, I’ll simply point to this product called OneNote that […]
Former Microsoft VP Dick Brass offers an editorial on The New York Times explaining why Microsoft is declining as a leader in technology. In particular, he points to internal conflicts that wind up derailing innovation efforts, as happened back in 2001 with the Tablet PC. Another example: When we were building the tablet PC in […]
According to TechCrunch, Google is close to acquiring DocVerse, a company that helps people group-edit Microsoft Office documents. This isn’t a done deal, but I’m crossing my fingers since my friend Shan Sinha runs the company and I’d love to have DocVerse integrated into Google Docs. As much as I like Google Docs for collaborating […]
Microsoft and Nokia are going to announce today that they have reached agreement to make a mobile version of Microsoft Office that will run on Nokia smartphones. We’ll report more as we hear it. Via The Wall St. Journal.
How does the multi-billionaire master of Microsoft make use of Microsoft Office? Mr. Gates tells all in an entry on the Inside Office Online blog. Unsurprisingly, Outlook is his major productivity tool. A man in his position must constantly be in contact and be able to coordinate among groups. Along with that, he cites SharePoint […]
We are fortunate to live in a time where there are many options to help improve how we work, help us save money, and be productive and mobile at the same time. One of those many options are in the office application space: document creation, editing, managing, collaborating, and more. What office application suite do […]