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    1. 1. Microsoft Office Groove 2007 Lisa Hewitt Bob Straker Microsoft Federal
    2. 2. Agenda <ul><li>What is Groove? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Extended information sharing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Architecture </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Demonstration </li></ul><ul><li>Groove in use today </li></ul><ul><li>Resources </li></ul>
    3. 3. Joint Military Needs <ul><li>Mobilize as a joint force—synchronize with coalition partners </li></ul><ul><li>Need for individual and ad hoc team initiatives in modern combat operations </li></ul><ul><li>Support wartime conditions—situational awareness at all levels </li></ul><ul><li>Provide access to information quickly, regardless of location or network access </li></ul>
    4. 4. Business Considerations <ul><li>Islands of information and applications </li></ul><ul><li>Slow responsiveness to business and user needs </li></ul><ul><li>Costly custom development and maintenance </li></ul><ul><li>Poor sharing inside and outside the organization </li></ul><ul><li>Difficult to find the right content, data, and people </li></ul><ul><li>Increasing information management risk </li></ul>
    5. 5. Microsoft Office Groove 2007 ─ Extended Collaboration <ul><li>Improve personal productivity </li></ul><ul><li>Personal information management </li></ul>Improve organizational productivity Transparency and compliance Trending and reporting Secure, reliable infrastructure Extended collaboration and mobility Just-in-time, cross-org secure collaboration Outlook Word Excel PowerPoint OneNote Groove Access Publisher InfoPath Communicator Integrated Enterprise Content Management Integrated Electronic Forms Information Rights and Policy
    6. 6. Enable Cross-Organization Collaboration and Mobility <ul><ul><li>Secure, dynamic sharing with coalition partners </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Support low-bandwidth/no- bandwidth scenarios </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Warfighter-friendly interface </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Integrate with C2 and combat support systems </li></ul></ul>Groove 2007
    7. 7. <ul><li>Enables collaboration regardless of network, geographic, and bandwidth boundaries </li></ul><ul><li>A team workspace application integrated across the 2007 Microsoft ® Office system </li></ul><ul><li>A PC application that uses services to bridge work boundaries and optimize communications </li></ul><ul><li>An extensible platform that supports a broad range of team requirements </li></ul>Groove: A revolution in collaboration
    8. 8. Office Groove 2007 Integration Presence/Real-Time Services Integration <ul><li>Office Groove 2007 adopts Communicator iconography </li></ul><ul><li>Aggregate presence and contact information </li></ul><ul><li>Launch real-time collaboration services within Office Groove 2007 </li></ul>Document Integration with SharePoint <ul><li>Bi-directional synchronization between Office Groove 2007 and document libraries </li></ul><ul><li>Multi-endpoint sync capabilities </li></ul><ul><li>Ability to lock the file in Windows SharePoint Services </li></ul>Support for Microsoft Office InfoPath ® Forms <ul><li>Build InfoPath solutions atop Groove Forms engine </li></ul><ul><li>Leverage InfoPath front end with Groove Forms back-end capabilities like collections, database lookups, and topic / response </li></ul><ul><li>Integrate data with enterprise systems </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Office Groove 2007 integrates with </li></ul></ul><ul><li>and extends other Microsoft products </li></ul>
    9. 9. Office 2007 Groove Architecture Overview Manager Relay Disconnected Mobile Warfighter Garrison Personnel Coalition Partner Business Applications (such as Siebel) Databases (such as Microsoft SQL Server ™ ) Information Sharing (such as Office SharePoint Server 2007) Data Bridge
    10. 11. <ul><ul><li>Invite others inside or outside your organization </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Add tools to support your team’s evolving needs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Shared calendar… </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Team files… </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Structured data… </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Create a workspace with two clicks right on your desktop </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>And more </li></ul></ul>Your Team, Tools, and Information in One Place
    11. 12. <ul><ul><li>Make changes in the native desktop application </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Save the changes back to Groove </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Your copy of the workspace is updated instantly </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>When you next connect, Groove automatically sends the new file to your team members </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Open a file even though you’re offline </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Check the final document into your SharePoint document library right from the workspace </li></ul></ul>Work Effortlessly Anywhere, Online or Offline
    12. 13. <ul><ul><li>Clicking alerts takes you right into the active workspace </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Presence awareness shows who is in the workspace with you </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Initiate a Communicator instant messaging session at just the right time </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Alerts signal workspace changes and activity </li></ul></ul>Keep Your Team in Sync Automatically
    13. 14. Groove in Action
    14. 15. “ Groove allows us to collect data offline, and then transmit that data securely and automatically in an environment where Internet connectivity is intermittent. It’s also important that the information be shared equally among military and non-military organizations. Groove provides this, and allow us to integrate with open source databases and content management systems.” Dr. Eric Rasmussen, Navy physician and project coordinator, Strong Angel Civil-military aid team improves response and information flow across agency/organization boundaries during pandemic demonstration Improved Incident Management
    15. 16. JTF Katrina 2005 <ul><li>Public and Private sector effort </li></ul><ul><li>Communication challenges </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Support for austere environments (online/offline) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Low-bandwidth satellite connectivity </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Timely, ad-hoc formation of virtual teams </li></ul><ul><li>Standard EMS in Florida and Illinois, used by DHS, USACE, State, civilian and local organizations </li></ul>
    16. 17. CWID 2005 Coalition Warrior Interoperability Demonstration <ul><li>14 Countries & NATO </li></ul><ul><li>No “official system” </li></ul><ul><li>Groove bootstrapped by Canada </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Planning & coordination </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Operational Experiments </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Operation centers across the globe </li></ul><ul><li>No centralized administration </li></ul>
    17. 18. <ul><li>US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>20K Seats, COOP-enabled </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>USACE 2012 – Virtual Teams </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Data collection on the edge (MS Mobile) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>US Army Forces Command (FORSCOM) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Battle Command Knowledge System (BCKS) – Virtual Teams </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Inter/Intra-Service Collaboration </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hosted Groove infrastructure </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>NIPRNet and SIPRNet </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Proven CONUS/OCUNUS capabilities </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Others: I Corps, III Corps, V Corps, HRC, 3ID, 4ID, 1CR, 2CR, </li></ul><ul><li> XVIII ABC, 82nd AB, Fort Lewis, Fort Stewart, Fort Drum </li></ul>Groove Virtual Office in the US Army
    18. 19. Groove 2007 Benefits for Joint Military Use Extend communication and collaboration <ul><li>Single point of integration for key information improves decision-making </li></ul><ul><li>Better information sharing when communications infrastructure is disrupted </li></ul><ul><li>More rapid coordination during critical events and activities </li></ul><ul><li>Fast, yet secure, information dissemination outside the firewall and across organizational lines </li></ul><ul><li>Better common operating picture and situational awareness </li></ul>“ Microsoft is setting the bar in the collaboration platforms market.”
    19. 20. Resources © 2007 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved. This presentation is for informational purposes only. Microsoft makes no warranties, express or implied, in this summary. <ul><li>Groove Advisor - http://blogs.technet.com/groove </li></ul><ul><li>www.microsoft.com/groove </li></ul>