Feeds

Microsoft wraps Project 2010 parcel in Ribbon

Opens up registration, beta coming later this year

5 things you didn’t know about cloud backup

Microsoft has unveiled a few more details about its upcoming Project 2010 application, which the firm described as the “most significant” upgrade of the software in a decade.

The next iteration of the project management app includes a snugger fit with MS Outlook email. There are also new collaboration features for customers interested in the Project Professional version of the software.

Unsurprisingly, Microsoft has also wrapped Project 2010 in its Ribbon user interface. The company prefers to call the technology “Fluent”, and it already comes loaded in Microsoft's current Office suite, much to the chagrin of many users.

Microsoft said that the public beta of Project 2010 would land later this Autumn, but it opened up registration as of yesterday.

The vendor will ship three, rather than four, versions of the app that it claims is used by about 20m people worldwide. Effectively it has shut and cut its Project Portfolio Server into Project Server 2010.

The finalised version of the Project Desktop, Project Professional and Project Server software will be released in the first half of next year, which is around the same time Office 2010 is expected to land. ®

Secure remote control for conventional and virtual desktops

More from The Register

next story
BBC: We're going to slip CODING into kids' TV
Pureed-carrot-in-ice cream C++ surprise
China: You, Microsoft. Office-Windows 'compatibility'. You have 20 days to explain
Told to cough up more details as antitrust probe goes deeper
Windows 7 settles as Windows XP use finally starts to slip … a bit
And at the back of the field, Windows 8.1 is sprinting away from Windows 8
Linux turns 23 and Linus Torvalds celebrates as only he can
No, not with swearing, but by controlling the release cycle
Scratched PC-dispatch patch patched, hatched in batch rematch
Windows security update fixed after triggering blue screens (and screams) of death
This is how I set about making a fortune with my own startup
Would you leave your well-paid job to chase your dream?
prev story

Whitepapers

Implementing global e-invoicing with guaranteed legal certainty
Explaining the role local tax compliance plays in successful supply chain management and e-business and how leading global brands are addressing this.
Endpoint data privacy in the cloud is easier than you think
Innovations in encryption and storage resolve issues of data privacy and key requirements for companies to look for in a solution.
Why cloud backup?
Combining the latest advancements in disk-based backup with secure, integrated, cloud technologies offer organizations fast and assured recovery of their critical enterprise data.
Consolidation: The Foundation for IT Business Transformation
In this whitepaper learn how effective consolidation of IT and business resources can enable multiple, meaningful business benefits.
High Performance for All
While HPC is not new, it has traditionally been seen as a specialist area – is it now geared up to meet more mainstream requirements?