How to improve your Outlook

From ZD Net: For many of us, Microsoft Outlook is as much a part of our workplace as the conditioned air we breathe and the carpet squares that we walk on. It’s a foundational element of our working lives–so it’s a crying shame that it’s such a frustrating one.
But like a real foundation, it can be built upon. And thank goodness, many companies have Outlook plug-ins and add-ons that make using this ubiquitous software less frustrating and often almost enjoyable.
Mind you, I still find it annoying that I have to pay for plug-ins to handle tasks that Outlook really should do out of the box. But at least there are solutions to some of Outlook’s most vexing faults. Here are the tools I’m using right now. (full story)