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Office 2016 Out Sep 22

10 September 2015

Microsoft has finally announced the official launch date for the long-anticipated new version of Microsoft Office. Office 2016 will be “broadly available” (we’re not quite sure what that means) starting on September 22, whilst Office customers with volume licensing...

New Website Coming Very Soon

7 September 2015

We know you will probably find it hard to contain yourselves, but SumProduct will have a re-vamped website coming to a theatre near you very soon. Hold on to your (construction) hats!Aside from a new look, the new website will allow access to archived articles,...

Windows 10 Assistance for Developers

5 September 2015

After recently having to explain some of the issues between Windows 10 and Excel 2010, it’s good to provide a more positive bulletin this time around. Microsoft has announced a whole range of informative courses and blogs on Windows 10, chiefly aimed at the IT...

ModelOff Global Training Camp

18 August 2015

Not that we normally like to promote competitor activities, for those in the UK (and maybe further afield), the ModelOff Global Training Camp (GTC), in collaboration with Microsoft, is a two-day technical training development program “…aimed at young and emerging...

Excel 2007 Security Patch Released

11 August 2015

Starting today, users of Office 2007 – not just Excel 2007 – who have not installed a security update released today will no longer be able to access online templates. If you haven’t ever checked out these templates, you should take some time to browse: there are...

Power Pivot 2010: Microsoft Interim Fix for Windows 10

5 August 2015

Over the past few days, we have kept our readers up to date with the issue that Power Pivot 2010 was not working in Excel 2010 after the Windows 10 Update. A similar issue was discovered by some users who had installed Visual Studio 2015.Today, Microsoft has made a...

Power Pivot 10-4

4 August 2015

We recently mentioned there appears to be a problem with Power Pivot in Excel 2010 when updating to Windows 10. It appears – although we have not been able to confirm it for ourselves yet – that the problem lies with the version of .NET (version 4.6), which is...

10-tative Power Pivot..?

1 August 2015

HOT OFF THE PRESS – WINDOWS 10 / EXCEL 2010 / POWER PIVOT ISSUES: It’s being reported on various Excel fora that Windows 10, Excel 2010 and Power Pivot might not be mixing well. Some – we stress, not all – users are reporting that after they have installed Windows...

Windows 10 Upgrade Released

29 July 2015

Microsoft is making Windows 10 available as free upgrade for qualified Windows 7, Windows 8.1 and Windows Phone 8.1 devices. Upgrades started today (Wednesday 29 July). You may have upgraded already. If you want to upgrade and haven’t already done so, you’d better be quick: you only have a year left to reserve your free upgrade… To upgrade, simply click on the ‘Get Windows 10 App’ in the status bar:

Office for Mac 2016 Released

9 July 2015

Office for Windows and Mac are now closer to alignment given that Microsoft has finally launched Office for Mac 2016.Four months after releasing the Office for Mac 2016 Preview, the final version was launched on 9 July 2015 for Office 365 subscribers only (at this...