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Geek of all Trades: Microsoft's New Certifications: What They Are, Why They Matter
Greg Shields - August 2009
With the Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer credential being retired for all iterations but Windows Server 2003, a new certification program has been created. Greg Shields explains how this new certification path helps to better identify where your skills lie.
Microsoft Office: A Guide to Customizing the Office 2007 Ribbon
Stephanie Krieger - May 2009
The Microsoft Offi ce Ribbon makes it extremely easy to customize the interface of Offi ce applications for users in your environment— and all you need is Notepad. Here is everything you need to know to start customizing the Offi ce Ribbon today.
Inside SharePoint: Integrate Information Rights Management into SharePoint
Pav Cherny - May 2009
Continuing last month’s discussion about SharePoint integration with AD RMS, this column show you how to establish an AD RMS pre-production development environment, compile the IRM protectors, and integrate the compiled components into WSS 3.0.
Microsoft Office: Business Intelligence with SharePoint and Excel
Ben Curry and Bill English with the Microsoft SharePoint teams - February 2009
A good business intelligence strategy can both streamline business processes and boost productivity and profit. And rolling out a solution with tools that you already have may be easier than you think. Find out how you can integrate Microsoft Office Excel and Excel Services with SharePoint to create a business intelligence solution.A good business intelligence strategy can both streamline business processes and boost productivity and profit. And rolling out a solution with tools that you already have may be easier than you think. Find out how you can integrate Microsoft Office Excel and Excel Services with SharePoint to create business intelligence solution.
Microsoft Office: Getting Started with Project Server 2007
Alan Maddison - January 2009
Project Server 2007 delivers significant enhancements, not only to the features and functionality for users but also for administrators. Alan Maddison explores some of the most significant new features and walks you through the installation and configuration of Microsoft Office Project Server 2007.
Hey, Scripting Guy!: Learning to Excel
The Microsoft Scripting Guys - January 2009
Discover how to use the Excel.Application automation model for a more powerful way to process data from your servers and take advantage of the analysis and charting tools built into Excel.
Communications and Collaboration: Create Powerful Connections with Groove and SharePoint
Alan Maddison - July 2008
Microsoft Office Groove and SharePoint Server both provide powerful collaboration capabilities. Compare how they differ from and complement one another, and find out how you can integrate Groove and SharePoint to provide an easy and flexible collaboration solution that will support users at different locations.
Microsoft Office: Integrating Access Databases with SharePoint
Peter Serzo - April 2008
Many businesses still rely on Microsoft Access. Fortunately, Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 allows you to integrate legacy Access data. Explore how you can use these tools to build new solutions for your organization.
Online Extra: Deploy the 2007 Office System with Terminal Services
James D. Silliman - February 2008
The 2007 Microsoft Office system includes design changes you must be aware of before deploying it in your Terminal Services server farm. This article gives you an overview of the changes.
Hey, Scripting Guy!: Scripting Around the Squiggly Red Line
The Microsoft Scripting Guys - June 2007
Looking for an easier way to add terms to the Microsoft Word dictionary without doing it by hand, one word at a time? Who isn't? This month, the Scripting Guys show you how to create custom dictionaries in Microsoft Word, and how to programmatically configure Word to use those dictionaries.
SharePoint: An Overview of Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007
Thomas Rizzo - January 2007
The new version of SharePoint is poised to meet all your collaboration and information management needs in a single, integrated platform. Here’s a tour of the new features and tools in MOSS that will change the way your enterprise works.
SharePoint: 7 New Features That Enhance Security in SharePoint
Adam Robert Buenz - January 2007
With SharePoint tapping into more enterprise data and becoming more integral to business workflow, security becomes far more critical. Find out how these seven new features in MOSS can quickly improve security in your organization.
SharePoint: Find It All with SharePoint Enterprise Search
Matt Hester - January 2007
Your company loses time and money while employees try to track down information. Enterprise search can help. MOSS offers an enterprise search tool that can find information quickly, whether it’s tucked away on an intranet site, living in a line of a business application, or even residing with a single employee.
SharePoint: Powerful Command Line Administration for SharePoint
Todd Klindt - January 2007
Don’t get bogged down with a GUI. There’s a far more powerful and much faster way to manage SharePoint, which lets you perform administrative tasks from a command prompt and even script common procedures.
SharePoint: Wiki While You Work
Mauro Cardarelli - January 2007
Wikis offer a new, more flexible way to collaborate, promoting an unstructured approach to thinking and exchanging ideas. And MOSS 2007 makes it incredibly easy to implement wikis in your organization. Here’s what you need to know to start building and using wikis in the workplace.
Exchange Server 2007: Exchange & Outlook: Better Together
Michael Khalili - December 2006
Together, Exchange Server 2007 and Microsoft Office Outlook 2007 represent a giant leap forward in communications and collaboration. Find out how as we dive into simpler configuration, improved search capabilities, Unified Messaging, and more.
Communication & Collaboration: Get into the Groove: Solutions for Secure and Dynamic Collaboration
Yung Chou - October 2006
Office Groove 2007 lets users collaborate dynamically and securely with people from around the world. Find out how the Groove client can fit into your organization.
Communication & Collaboration: Building an Emergency Operations Center on Groove and SharePoint
John Morello - October 2006
Take an inside look at how Groove and SharePoint help the Louisiana State University Emergency Operations Center respond to disaster.
Deployment: Create More Flexible Office Deployments with the Local Install Source
Dean Yamada - October 2006
LIS can greatly simplify Microsoft Office support. This overview covers everything from deployment to maintenance to configuration considerations.
Microsoft Office: Create Scorecards For Your Business With Office
Mauro Cardarelli - July 2006
Let's assume, as I'm going to do here, that you manage a sales team tasked with meeting regular sales quotas. Team member sales are logged into your corporate database, but you have no easy way of telling your team members how well they are doing.
Blog Tales: Introduction to Excel XML
Brian Jones - January • February 2006
With the soon-to-be released next version of Microsoft® Office (currently code-named "Office 12"), there will be new default file formats for Microsoft Word, PowerPoint®, and Excel®. These new formats, called the Microsoft Office Open XML Formats, will open up a whole new world to Office developers.
Microsoft Office: Office Gone Wild? You May Not Have Lost That File After All
Joshua Trupin - November • December 2005
Office Space: Information Rights Management In Office 2003
Alok Mehta - Winter 2005
Today's knowledge workers deal with sensitive information all the time. This information comes in a variety of formats such as Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint®, and e-mail documents, and it must all be protected from unauthorized access and distribution.