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Microsoft Office in No Danger From Competitors
bill




msg:3928431
 1:37 am on Jun 8, 2009 (gmt 0)

Forrester: Microsoft Office in No Danger From Competitors [pcworld.com]

Microsoft Office is still the most prevalent productivity suite among enterprise customers, but 2010 could see more adoption of competitive suites as companies ponder their next investments in this area, according to a new report by Forrester Research.

Eighty percent of enterprise customers are still using some version of Microsoft Office for worker productivity and collaboration, with only 8 percent using alternatives, which include Sun StarOffice, Google Premier Apps, Lotus Symphony and Zoho, according to the report by Forrester analyst Sheri McLeish. The report polled 152 IT decision makers.

"Basically, the bottom line is Microsoft Office is really quite entrenched in the global large business organization today," she said in an interview Thursday.


 

gpilling




msg:3928455
 3:13 am on Jun 8, 2009 (gmt 0)

I would have to agree. I have tried the other choices and still go back to Excel and Word. I have had employees absolutely refuse to use the other programs, thus ending up with issues in file formats etc. Yes, I know that they can all be saved to the same format but people seem to be willfully stupid sometimes and refuse to learn how to use new things.

I like the Google Apps setup, but even with Gears installed the spreadsheet program is very slow. I think MS biggest problem is changing the interface too much in the last version change. I still can't find my way around like I could in MS Office 2000.

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