22 Oct

What’s the Meaning of This? Changes in the Office 2013 Dictionary

Recently I ran into an interesting discovery regarding the features in Office 2013 Dictionary. Note that the Dictionary feature includes the following actions in Office: Define and Synonyms. Starting with Office 2013, an independent Office Store account and an internet connection are required to leverage these functions. Microsoft is treating this feature as a web application, since you Read more…

15 Aug

DMS Support for Office 2013

If I feel like I wrote this post 3 years ago for Office 2010, it’s probably because I did. With each new Microsoft Office release, there is always interest to see when each major DMS vendor will integrate and support it. OpenText eDOCS DM and HP/Autonomy iManage usually announce release dates for support of the new Read more…

08 Mar

Microsoft Office Licensing Update

A few weeks ago I posted Microsoft Office 2013: A Caveat, addressing Office 2013’s rigid licensing, which originally did not allow users to transfer the software between computers. Consider this Microsoft Office 2013: The Update. In response to customer feedback to it inflexible licensing policy, Microsoft has revised the Office 2013 retail license agreement to make Read more…

31 Jan

Microsoft Office 2013: A Caveat

  Microsoft Office 2013, which had its initial release two days ago, comes with exactly one installation in its retail bundle. It is not transferrable. This is an important detail, since some of our clients buy the boxed version.   If, for instance, you break your whole PC in a freak accident and have to Read more…

19 Nov

Live by the Cloud, Die by the Cloud

Many firms are looking to the Cloud as a savior. From case data storage to email, and from document management systems to backup solutions, practically all firm functions can be hosted in the Cloud. Perhaps the only thing that can’t be is physical printing.  Who said print is dead? The Cloud offers lots of advantages, Read more…