Month: July 2012

PowerView in Excel 2013

I have been playing around with the newly released Office 2013.  I cannot seem to find that many tangible Business Intelligence features in it, other than the PowerView feature that is now available in Excel.  This feature has been flaky at best; I am getting all kinds of errors trying to build some visualizations against

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Office 15 unveiled by Steve Ballmer… Available for preview…

Steve Ballmer just unveiled the new version of Microsoft office available for preview here..  The two most salient points of his presentation are touch support and windows 8 integration.  The new version of office appears a lot friendlier for content creation on a tablet.  SkyDrive also becomes a more prominent feature that allows content creation

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More Office 15 rumors

Both USA Today and ZDNet posted some articles on the expected release date… Ballmer is now expected to make a major Office related announcement on Monday as Microsoft kicks off MG http://www.zdnet.com/when-and-how-will-users-get-the-next-version-of-microsofts-office-7000000871/ http://www.usatoday.com/money/industries/technology/story/2012-07-12/microsoft-office-15/56173368/1 My speculation remains the same, beta will be available next week, RTM end of 2012 and GA end of Q1 2013

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Office 15, Office 365 and few other updates from the Microsoft WPC

Looks like some people will be fired after the yesterday’s microphone fiasco at the WPC… Steve Ballmer’s microphone malfunctioned during his entire keynote. Eventually he had to go through four (4!) microphones until the production staff could get him one that worked … Steve, who by the way looked almost freaky with how much weight

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