HOW to smoothly transition to Microsoft office 2007<br />A tour of new features and training best practices<br />
Agenda<br />Introducing Microsoft Office 2007<br />Application Overviews<br />Implementation Strategies<br />Training Best...
What is Office Professional?<br />Microsoft Office Professional 2007 is a complete, easy-to-use suite of productivity and ...
What’s Included with Office Pro 2007<br />Office Professional 2007 is the new release of familiar Microsoft productivity a...
New User Interface<br />Why Microsoft redesigned the user interface<br />Menu and toolbars were burdened with too many com...
New User Interface (Cont’d)<br /><ul><li>Redesign is results-oriented
Features organized by user task
Galleries present selection of results
Features are easier to find
Menus and toolbars replaced with the tabbed Ribbon
Tabs organize features according to activity specific to program
Contextual tabs reveal specialized features when needed
Features are easier to use
Galleries reduce need to operate dialog boxes
Live Preview shows changes prior to applying formatting effects
Enhanced ScreenTips include graphics and guidance on feature usage
Users achieve what they want instead of wasting time figuring out how to use the program
Users more easily discover new features and spend less time searching for commands
Users have increased confidence and proficiency using Microsoft Office programs; helpdesk calls are reduced</li></ul>Innov...
Ribbon replaces menus and toolbars<br />Command tabs organized by activity<br />Key Components of New User Interface<br />...
Contextual tabs <br />present specialized <br />features when <br />needed<br />Key Components of New User Interface (Cont...
Gallery presents user with a selection of desired outcomes<br />Key Components of New User Interface (Cont’d)<br />
Key Benefits<br />Save time and stay organized<br />New user interface makes it easier and faster to find and use the soft...
Key Improvements<br />Innovations in Office Professional 2007 programs<br />Excel. New conditional formatting, new chartin...
Excel 2007<br />Create more professional reports, and analyze and visualize information<br />New! User interface improves ...
Word 2007<br />Create and share more professional-looking documents<br />New!Building Blocks streamline content reuse<br /...
Access 2007<br />Track, analyze, and report business data more easily and effectively<br />New! Choose from a library of p...
Outlook 2007 with Business Contact Manager <br />Work more effectively with new tools to manage e-mail, tasks, and calenda...
Outlook 2007 with Business Contact Manager (Cont’d)<br />Manage customer and prospect information in one place<br />New!Co...
PowerPoint 2007<br />Create and share more dynamic business presentations<br />New! PowerPoint slide libraries<br />New! S...
Publisher 2007<br />Develop professional marketing communications in-house <br />New!Improved library of professionally de...
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Microsoft Office Professional 2007 is a complete, easy-to-use suite of productivity and information management software that helps you save time and stay organized.

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Office 2007 Seminar

  1. 1. HOW to smoothly transition to Microsoft office 2007<br />A tour of new features and training best practices<br />
  2. 2. Agenda<br />Introducing Microsoft Office 2007<br />Application Overviews<br />Implementation Strategies<br />Training Best Practices<br />
  3. 3. What is Office Professional?<br />Microsoft Office Professional 2007 is a complete, easy-to-use suite of productivity and information management software that helps you save time and stay organized<br />
  4. 4. What’s Included with Office Pro 2007<br />Office Professional 2007 is the new release of familiar Microsoft productivity and information-management software. The Office Professional suite includes:<br />Microsoft Office Access for database creation and reporting <br />Microsoft Office Excel® for spreadsheet creation and analysis<br />Microsoft Office Word for document creation<br />Microsoft Office PowerPoint® for presentation creation<br />Microsoft Office Publisher for creation of marketing materials and campaigns<br />Microsoft Office Outlook® with Business Contact Managerfor contact and customer management<br />
  5. 5. New User Interface<br />Why Microsoft redesigned the user interface<br />Menu and toolbars were burdened with too many commands<br />Users had difficulty finding and using productivity-enhancing features<br />Results-oriented design goals<br />Make the software easier to use<br />Help people save time<br />Make it easier to discover more of the functionality people need in Microsoft Office<br />Support the creation of great-looking, more effective documents<br />
  6. 6. New User Interface (Cont’d)<br /><ul><li>Redesign is results-oriented
  7. 7. Features organized by user task
  8. 8. Galleries present selection of results
  9. 9. Features are easier to find
  10. 10. Menus and toolbars replaced with the tabbed Ribbon
  11. 11. Tabs organize features according to activity specific to program
  12. 12. Contextual tabs reveal specialized features when needed
  13. 13. Features are easier to use
  14. 14. Galleries reduce need to operate dialog boxes
  15. 15. Live Preview shows changes prior to applying formatting effects
  16. 16. Enhanced ScreenTips include graphics and guidance on feature usage
  17. 17. Users achieve what they want instead of wasting time figuring out how to use the program
  18. 18. Users more easily discover new features and spend less time searching for commands
  19. 19. Users have increased confidence and proficiency using Microsoft Office programs; helpdesk calls are reduced</li></ul>Innovations<br />Benefits<br />
  20. 20. Ribbon replaces menus and toolbars<br />Command tabs organized by activity<br />Key Components of New User Interface<br />Clean, uncluttered workspace<br />
  21. 21. Contextual tabs <br />present specialized <br />features when <br />needed<br />Key Components of New User Interface (Cont’d)<br />
  22. 22. Gallery presents user with a selection of desired outcomes<br />Key Components of New User Interface (Cont’d)<br />
  23. 23. Key Benefits<br />Save time and stay organized<br />New user interface makes it easier and faster to find and use the software features you need to complete tasks<br />Manage contact and customer information in one place<br />Simplify lead and customer management with easy-to-use capabilities within the familiar Outlook environment<br />Produce designer-quality marketing materials and campaigns in-house<br />Create professional-quality materials, and manage marketing activities in-house<br />Simplify information analysis and reporting<br />Easily create databases and reports, and analyze critical business information<br />
  24. 24. Key Improvements<br />Innovations in Office Professional 2007 programs<br />Excel. New conditional formatting, new charting, easier-to-use PivotTable® capabilities, and more<br />Word. New Building Blocks to streamline content reuse, more professional formatting, and more<br />Access. New redesigned menus and commands, new tracking application templates, simplified report design, and more<br />Outlook with Business Contact Manager. Improved task management, task and calendar integration, improved e-mail search and filter, and more. New marketing campaigns, project management, customization, reports, accounting integration, and more<br />PowerPoint. New intelligent diagramming, new graphics, streamlined slide reuse, and more<br />Publisher. New business identity capability, professionally designed templates, improved content reuse, and more<br />
  25. 25. Excel 2007<br />Create more professional reports, and analyze and visualize information<br />New! User interface improves professional formatting<br />New! Redesigned charting engine for more professional graphs<br />New! Conditional formatting data-visualization tools<br />Improved! PivotTable and PivotChart® tools<br />
  26. 26. Word 2007<br />Create and share more professional-looking documents<br />New!Building Blocks streamline content reuse<br />New!High-impact graphics are easier to use<br />New!Quick Styles and Document Themes forfaster formatting<br />New!Convert your Word documents to XPS<br />
  27. 27. Access 2007<br />Track, analyze, and report business data more easily and effectively<br />New! Choose from a library of prebuilt database templates<br />New! Paste your data from Excel, or import contacts from Outlook<br />New! Collect information from others via e-mail with data collection forms <br />New! One-click creation of reports and interactive design editing<br />New! Dramatically improved grouping and filtering<br />
  28. 28. Outlook 2007 with Business Contact Manager <br />Work more effectively with new tools to manage e-mail, tasks, and calendar<br />New! Instant Search across all Outlook information<br />New! To-Do Bar: single view of tasks, appointments, and flagged e-mail<br />New! Task integration with the calendar<br />New! Improved junk e-mail filter and anti-phishing technology<br />
  29. 29. Outlook 2007 with Business Contact Manager (Cont’d)<br />Manage customer and prospect information in one place<br />New!Contact tracking and data-synchronization tools<br />New!Marketing campaign management and tracking tools<br />New!Project information and task management tools<br />New!Report and information customization and filtering tools<br />
  30. 30. PowerPoint 2007<br />Create and share more dynamic business presentations<br />New! PowerPoint slide libraries<br />New! Save your own custom slide layouts<br />New! Improved text, table, graphics, and shape formatting <br />New!Convert your presentations to XPS<br />
  31. 31. Publisher 2007<br />Develop professional marketing communications in-house <br />New!Improved library of professionally designed templates<br />New!Apply elements from your brand identity to all Publisher templates<br />New!Create personalized e-mail marketing with improved mail merge<br />New!Publish as XPS for improved sharing and commercial printing<br />
  32. 32. Ten Benefits of Office Professional 2007<br />Find and use the features you need with ease<br />Locate, manage, prioritize, and act on an increasing volume of e-mail<br />Manage time and tasks more efficiently<br />Manage all customer and prospect information in one place<br />Manage sales leads and opportunities more efficiently and effectively<br />Create, publish, and manage designer-quality publications in-house<br />Manage all your marketing efforts more effectively<br />Create professional-looking documents and presentations in less time<br />Analyze your information to make better decisions<br />Simplify database creation and reporting<br />
  33. 33. Successful deployment<br />
  34. 34. Roadblocks to achieving benefits<br />How will my company get up to speed on all of the new features of Microsoft Office 2007 so we can see the benefits?<br />How can I get my company comfortable with the new look and feel of Microsoft Office 2007?<br />Microsoft Office 2007 will be difficult for my staff to deploy and maintain.<br />
  35. 35. Deployment Tools to Ensure Success<br /><ul><li>Business Development Desktop (BDD) 2007 Toolkit
  36. 36. Office 2007 Resource Kit
  37. 37. User State Migration Kit</li></li></ul><li>“If you build it they will come”<br />
  38. 38. How to Promote Training to Your Workforce<br />Get Executive Backing<br />Make it easy<br />Use email<br />
  39. 39. How to Promote Training to Your Workforce (cont..)<br />Publish an eNewsletter<br />Conduct Seminars and Lunch and Learns<br />Take advantage of free opportunities<br />
  40. 40. Guides to the 2007 Office system user interface<br />Wondering where your favourite Office 2003 commands are located in the new 2007 Office system interface? <br /><ul><li>Interactive Guides
  41. 41. Mapping Workbooks</li></li></ul><li>Why Choose Acend?<br />Over 98% of Acend clients would recommend Acend to others.<br />Acend training yields a 4:1 benefit-to-cost ratio relative to the predicted increase in performance.<br />Over 94% of our clients utilize the knowledge and skills gained through Acend training in their job.<br />6 times the number of public class dates available<br />Customized learning solutions for every student so that you only learn that what you want or need and not what your already know.<br />
  42. 42. The Acend Modern Classroom<br />
  43. 43. Acend offers a full range of Office 2007 Training<br />
  44. 44. Microsoft Office 2007 Training<br /> Clinic 3370/3374: First Look: Getting Started with Microsoft Office 2007 SharePoint Server (1 day)<br />Clinic 3369/3373: First Look: Getting Started with Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 (1 day)<br />Clinic 3199/3372: First Look: Getting Started with the 2007 Microsoft Office System (1 day)<br />Clinic 3041: First Look: Deploying Microsoft Windows Vista and Microsoft Office 2007 Client Applications (3 hours)<br />Course 5058: Deploying Microsoft Office 2007 Professional Plus (2 days )<br />Course 5060: Implementing Microsoft Windows SharePoint Services 3.0 (2 days )<br />Course 5061: Implementing Microsoft Office 2007 SharePoint Server (3 days )<br />
  45. 45. Thank you!<br />Ask one of our representatives about how we can help your Microsoft Office 2007 implementation be a success!!<br />

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