Microsoft Office coming to iPad despite alternatives

When Microsoft Corp. brings Office to Apple’s mobile devices, will you switch to it from the productivity suite you’re already using? Blogger Eric Eckel is looking forward to Microsoft Office being released on

Published on: January 2nd, 2013 Brian Jackson

10 powerful Microsoft Excel tips to have you working faster, smarter

Excel puts lots of great tools on your desktop, but what each one of them does isn't always obvious, especially since so many Excel features are hidden. Would you like to create multiple lines of text

Published on: January 27th, 2012 Helen Bradley

Mid-sized firms ditching spreadsheets in favour of better tools

Until a few years ago, Thule Group's North American division would have been considered a "classic spreadsheet-driven" company, according to Vice President of Finance Mark Cohen."We had one person in accounting who kept

Published on: January 20th, 2011 Sandra Gittlen

Harley Davidson dealer taps Excel 2010 to chop costs

Marshall Horner is an unlikely endorser of Microsoft Office 2010.But that didn't keep the partner and general manager of Mississauga, Ont.-based Jacox Harley Davidson away from Microsoft's May 12 business launch event for

Published on: May 14th, 2010 Brian Jackson

Google Apps beef up security to woo businesses

Google Apps have become more IT-friendly with the addition of new security features for iPhone, Nokia, and Windows Mobile users.The new features allow administrators to enforce password requirements and remotely wipe data from

Published on: February 16th, 2010 David Coursey

Microsoft Excel 2008 – may leave you feeling underwhelmed

It's been more than three years since the last update to Excel, the leading Mac spreadsheet. Despite the long wait for a new version, when you launch Excel 2008, you'll see what appears

Published on: January 22nd, 2008 Rob Griffiths

Hackers exploiting new Microsoft Excel bug

Attackers are exploiting a vulnerability that lies within several versions of the Excel spreadsheet program, Microsoft warned late Tuesday.The problem in Excel allows a hacker to create a malicious Excel document that when

Published on: January 17th, 2008 Jeremy Kirk

Beefy BI apps threaten to squash Excel

More powerful business intelligence tools are threatening the dominance of Microsoft's Excel in the workplace but industry experts say it's too early to write off the venerable spreadsheet yet."I think BI ubiquity will

Published on: October 19th, 2007 Nestor Arellano