Focus has followed the promises of Office 2010 and Office Web Apps since they were originally discussed by Microsoft and others. Now that the offerings have been officially announced and some have begun shipping, a closer look at specific changes and challenges is in order. (The lists below are by no means comprehensive -- some published reports indicate that Office 2010 has more than 100 enhancements and new features. Further, the accuracy of the lists below is definitely subject to change, particularly where the not-yet-completely-available Office Web Apps are concerned.)
Office 2010's new and/or improved features include the following, according to published reports.
New SharePoint 2010 features reportedly include the following.
Challenges to Microsoft's new offerings identified in early coverage of the new releases include the following.
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