MSFT Office 12: Keep In The Loop

The latest version of Microsoft Office, Office 12 is schedule to come out in the later half of 2006. This sounds like a LOOOONG way off, but it’s important that you keep up to date on what is happening so when its launched you are in a better position, in consultation with your solution provider to buy it or not.
News Factor writes To cut back on clutter, the software giant has completely redesigned the user interface (UI) for the next iteration of its Office software suite, codenamed Office 12. But the move to a radically different UI is clearly a gamble. At stake is a cash cow that generates billions of dollars each year for Microsoft. And waiting in the wings are new open-source alternatives from and Sun Microsystems Latest News about Sun Microsystems that hope to capitalize on any missteps Microsoft might make.[end post]