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Feb 13 2008   2:46PM GMT

On The Road: Microsoft Office Has To Bet Its Future On The Web



Posted by: WPeterson
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After retired, Microsoft Chairman Bill Gates was showed publicly for the first time, and talked about the next big Office release, code-named Office 14, in a speech at the Microsoft Office System Developer Conference in San Jose, California, which he said it would offer limited capabilities to view and edit the data other than full functionality of Office online. It was still unclear how the Office 14 applications would be packaged and delivered. Gates did say that SharePoint Server, which is becoming more closely aligned with Office, “will be able to render a greater set of Office documents in an HTML environment.”

Why Microsoft Office has to do this? We know, the online office applications grew up and became more and more popular last year. The next generation of office suites is destined to be built on the open community over Web technology in the near future. Certainly Microsoft loves the Web 2.0 sphere, but it carefully moves the office from desktop to the Web as the market is not easy to take up. Think about Google Docs or ThinkFree Office for individuals, while Microsoft targets all the business. Better Web compliance on traditional and professional applications would be more lovely for most enterprises. That’s what Microsoft Office wants in the coming decades.

By the way, Web presentation is already the developed field since its nature of shared shows. To head on next business trend, the deployment of Web office can be trial with Web presentation integration from now on.

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William Peterson
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