Office 2010 is Microsoft's latest major software release, and it is packed full of features including Web application versions of Office apps, PowerPoint Broadcast, enhancements to Outlook's message management and overall user interface improvements.
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Using Outlook 2010's conversation view, users can apply inbox cleanup, which figures out how to eliminate redundant messages in a thread, so that you're only presented with unique messages. Microsoft says its user studies show that people are far more efficient when they're able to see everything they need on the screen at one time.
Google in the Enterprise SurveyThere's no doubt Google has made headway into businesses: Just 28 percent discourage or ban use of its productivity products, and 69 percent cite Google Apps' good or excellent mobility. But progress could still stall: 59 percent of nonusers distrust the security of Google's cloud. Its data privacy is an open question, and 37 percent worry about integration.
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