Microsoft has begun beta testing Office 11, the next upgrade to its desktop applications suite, planned for release in mid-2003. Among the new features: Smart Documents, which uses XML to pull data into a Word or Excel document; integration of Office's E-mail client, Outlook, with Sharepoint Team Services for collaborating on documents shared as E-mail attachments; and usability improvements to Outlook such as reminder flags for E-mail follow-up.
5 Top Federal Initiatives For 2015As InformationWeek Government readers were busy firming up their fiscal year 2015 budgets, we asked them to rate more than 30 IT initiatives in terms of importance and current leadership focus. No surprise, among more than 30 options, security is No. 1. After that, things get less predictable.
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