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 … Continue reading PowerView in Excel 2013
It seems like the demand for the two products is simply insane, lots of links do not work. I have found a couple of links that have been pretty reliable for me so I will share them here: Download SharePoint 2013 here Download Office 2013 (aka Office 365 Preview) here Download Project Professional 2013 here … Continue reading How to get SharePoint 2013 and Office 2013
As I have finally managed to install the Preview version of Office 2013, I have a few things to report: Office is not implemented as a Metro app, it runs inside the desktop PowerView is now part of Excel, works pretty much the same way it does in SharePoint 2010 with Reporting Services 2012. Still … Continue reading New BI features for Office 2013
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 … Continue reading Office 15 unveiled by Steve Ballmer… Available for preview…
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
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 … Continue reading Office 15, Office 365 and few other updates from the Microsoft WPC
As heard from a senior Microsoft executive, the highly anticipated beta of the product is expected to be released mid to late July.