Microsoft Office Tutorials and References
In Depth Information
Integrates with popular Microsoft products like Microsoft Office Outlook,
Excel, and Word.
Links to a free version of Office Accounting 2007, which allows you to set
up an online shopping cart.
Stores complete contact, account, and opportunity information
including name, company, phone numbers, addresses, and e-mail addresses.
Allows you to record histories about your contacts, accounts, and
opportunities. This is particularly useful for those of us who suffer from
Senior Moment Syndrome.
Provides a calendar that you can view in a daily, weekly, or monthly
format. You can view a personal or company calendar. You can
customize it. And, most importantly, you can share it with your friends.
Prints your information if you still rely on paper and pencil.
Allows you to accomplish more in less time — which explains why I am
able to find the time to sit around sipping margaritas!
Who Can Join the Party — and What
Can They Take With Them?
Wrestling your best pair of shoes out of the mouth of a Doberman is nothing
compared to wrestling company data from the hands of a CEO. Most
successful companies have spent years building their contact list; the thought of
losing it is not a very enticing one. One of the biggest hurdles Microsoft
undoubtedly faces is the fact that confidential company information is now
hanging out in the Internet for all the world to see. The CEO, CFO, or
someone else with a lot of Cs in their title will worry that their information is
subject to pilfering by their competitors. They’ll worry about whether their data
is being safely backed up. They’ll worry that their employees will stumble
into the areas that they shouldn’t be accessing — such as the salaries of all
Microsoft has taken a lot of steps to ensure the privacy of your data — and to
make sure that the CEOs sleep well at night.
Exactly how secure is secure?
Microsoft follows the Security Development Lifecycle (SDL) when developing
software. This means that during each phase of Office Live’s development
process the SDL team sets about trying to break into the service from every
possible angle. Then, before Office Live was released to the public at large, an
independent development team analyzed it. The thinking is that software that