Office Hours Blog

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Cloud computing for the Office user

(Toney Sisk is a writer for Microsoft Office, and his focus is on Project and Project Server.) No,...

Author: Office Hours Bloggers Date: 05/21/2009

Zen in the art of data management

(Radhika Shankar was an international journalist before she boarded the technical and marketing...

Author: Office Hours Bloggers Date: 05/15/2009

Take charge of your health – Office templates can help

(Darla Crass is a technical writer for the Microsoft Office Online Web site. She started her career...

Author: Office Hours Bloggers Date: 05/06/2009

How wikis help us wrangle team processes

(Toni Saddler-French has been swimming in the waters of content creation for years and years,...

Author: Office Hours Bloggers Date: 04/23/2009

Blurring old border lines

Ed McKillop has been writing and editing technical and marketing content for over ten years. He has...

Author: Office Hours Bloggers Date: 04/16/2009

When you're overwhelmed by e-mail

(Darla Crass is a technical writer for the Microsoft Office Online Web site. She started her career...

Author: Office Hours Bloggers Date: 04/01/2009

March Madness…Office style

(This column was written with Kevin McDowell, who besides being a college basketball fan, is a...

Author: Office Hours Bloggers Date: 03/30/2009

More PowerPoint experts—How fifth graders presented the Bard

(Shellie Tucker writes training courses and videos about PowerPoint and other Office programs. She...

Author: Office Hours Bloggers Date: 03/24/2009

Creating a simple custom workflow to send confirmation email

(Loreen La Penna is site manager of an internal Microsoft Office SharePoint 2007 site and a...

Author: Office Hours Bloggers Date: 03/13/2009

Bridled Creativity

(Holly Thomas is a technical editor by occupational hazard who has segued into writing for this blog...

Author: Office Hours Bloggers Date: 03/05/2009

What every Business Major should know about presentations

Eric Schmidt is a recent addition to the Microsoft PowerPoint User Assistance writing team. He is...

Author: Office Hours Bloggers Date: 02/26/2009

Office Ninja: Create an instant table (Excel)

The Office Ninja returns! Many readers enjoyed the Top 10 most useful secret ninja moves article, so...

Author: Office Hours Bloggers Date: 02/20/2009

What do kids know about PowerPoint that we don’t?

Kristin Beck is a Writer/Editor at Office Online.  She has come to regard PowerPoint as an...

Author: Office Hours Bloggers Date: 02/12/2009

Teach Grade School Students how to Use PowerPoint 2007

Besides writing and publishing technical content about PowerPoint to Microsoft Office Online, in my...

Author: Office Hours Bloggers Date: 02/05/2009

It isn't just for manuals anymore

Ed McKillop has been writing and editing technical and marketing content for over ten years. He has...

Author: Office Hours Bloggers Date: 01/21/2009

Sweets for the suite

(Richard Bready’s last office hours at Microsoft will be on February 27. This column was written so...

Author: Office Hours Bloggers Date: 01/21/2009

Jenni French is a Microsoft veteran who has been working at the company since the turn of the...

Author: Office Hours Bloggers Date: 01/07/2009

Leslie Cole: Podcasts: The end of an era?

Leslie Cole is a technical writer and site manager for the newly minted Office Podcasts directory....

Author: Office Hours Bloggers Date: 01/02/2009

Kristin Beck: Why a customer-first perspective is best for Web content

Kristin Beck is the editor of Columns & Outlook Help on Office Online. When not braving the...

Author: Office Hours Bloggers Date: 11/18/2008

Meet more Office Hours writers

Judy Safran-Aasen & John D. Berry: Text wrangling in Office 2007Two of Microsoft's top...

Author: Office Hours Bloggers Date: 11/04/2008

Holly Thomas: Web life for grownups

As an editor for the Office group, Holly Thomas focuses on OneNote, Visio, and editorial...

Author: Office Hours Bloggers Date: 10/07/2008

Toney Sisk: What's all this talk about Web 2.0?

(Toney Sisk is a writer for Microsoft Office, and his focus is on Project and Project Server.) No,...

Author: Office Hours Bloggers Date: 09/22/2008

Roxanne Kenison: Loving to learn the 2.0 life

Roxanne Kenison is a technical writer in the Office group and was first aware of Microsoft as a logo...

Author: Office Hours Bloggers Date: 09/08/2008

Philip Su: Top 10 most useful secret ninja moves in Office

Philip Su is a principal software engineer at Microsoft. He has also been a developer in Office,...

Author: Office Hours Bloggers Date: 06/16/2008

Shellie Tucker: PowerPoint without bullets

As part of the Office Online Training and Demos team, Shellie Tucker has written about PowerPoint,...

Author: Office Hours Bloggers Date: 03/10/2008

Anneliese Wirth: Surviving the switch to Excel 2007

Anneliese Wirth is a Senior Writer in the Office User Assistance group at Microsoft. She currently...

Author: Office Hours Bloggers Date: 02/25/2008

Monte Enbysk: Tips for promoting your business through social networks

Monte Enbysk is a senior editor at Microsoft Office Live, and writes about Web-related issues for...

Author: Office Hours Bloggers Date: 02/11/2008

Davoid Salaguinto: Drawing a daily comic strip with Visio

David Salaguinto is a writer on the Office User Assistance team at Microsoft. For the past 8 years,...

Author: Office Hours Bloggers Date: 01/28/2008

Jean Philippe Bagel: Office Hours: Hidden gems in Excel 2007

Jean Philippe Bagel is the group manager for Office Developer Documentation, which spans a wide...

Author: Office Hours Bloggers Date: 10/02/2007

Jonathan Bailor: The next generation of the spell checker

Jonathan Bailor is a program manager on the Office Word team at Microsoft. Over the past three years...

Author: Office Hours Bloggers Date: 09/15/2007

Michael Bernstein: The 5 Ws of note-taking

Michael Bernstein is a lead software design engineer in the Windows Division. Over the past seven...

Author: Office Hours Bloggers Date: 04/30/2007