SOLVED: What Will The Next Version of Office Be Called (Code Name Office 15)?

It will be called Office 2013.  According to Marry-Jo Folley, TechEd 2012 had a few demos using Office 2013 branding so while this has not been officially announced yet, it would appear to be the case.  See the yellow bar in the graphic below Office 15 = Office 2013   http://i.zdnet.com/blogs/excel2013rt.png She also says: Office 2013 is thought to be on a track to RTM in November 2012 and to be generally available in early 2013. Full…

UPDATED: Microsoft Product Release Roadmap – Windows 8, Server 2012, Internet Explorer 10, Office 15…

This product schedule is based on publicly released dates and some guess work.  It is from: http://rcpmag.com/articles/2011/02/01/the-2011-microsoft-product-roadmap.aspx  Windows 8 Anticipated release: Between Q3 2012 and early 2013 (UPDATED 6/20) Windows Server 2012 Anticipated release: Between Q3 2012 and early 2013 (UPDATED 6/19) System Center 2012 Released(UPDATED 6/19) SQL Server 2012 Released (UPDATED 4/2) Internet Explorer 10 Anticipated release: Between Q3 2012 and early 2013 (UPDATED 5/31) “Office 15” Anticipated release: Q4 2012 (UPDATED 6/12) “Exchange…

Whats New In Office 15?

Office 15 (likely Office 2013) is in private beta now and will have a public beta your can play with next month, in June 2012.  The product should release to manufacturing (RTM) late this year and likely be available to buy very early in 2013.    Initially users will notice that the new products all use a Metro styled “washed out” look with only a few important items having colour but past that there are many changes. …

Microsoft 2012 Product Roadmap – Windows 8, Server 8, SQL 2012, IE10, Office 15…

Below is a quick table providing the the 2012 roadmap: Windows 8 Anticipated release: Between Q3 2012 and early 2013 (UPDATED 2/10) Windows Server 8 Anticipated release: Between Q3 2012 and early 2013 (UPDATED 1/27) System Center 2012 Anticipated release: Early 2012(UPDATED 2/7) SQL Server 2012 Anticipated release: First half of 2012 (UPDATED 1/24) Internet Explorer 10 Anticipated release: Between Q3 2012 and early 2013 “Office 15” Anticipated release: Q4 2012 (UPDATED 2/10) “Exchange 15” Anticipated…

Office 15 Technical Preview Released and Is Already Full

What this means is that there is a pre-Beta of the next version of Office, but you can’t get it. “Not since Office 2003 has Microsoft taken such an “ambitious undertaking” to reinvent the productivity suite. Today, PJ Hough, CVP of development for Microsoft’s Office division, announced the “technical preview” for the suite’s next version and then rudely announced it’s “already full”. Oh yeah? Why the frak tell us about it then? It’s that ambitious…

Office 15 – Office 2014 Beta 1 To Be Released in January 2012 CES

While no one knows for sure, the rumours are, and Microsoft’s historical release pattern, predicts that the next version of Office will enter Beta 1 at the January 2012 Consumer Electronics Show. The beta at CES will likely show off the new “Metro” styled interface with an emphasis on simplicity and pen/touch screen input. WinRumors is showing the simplified interface below.  You can read their full story HERE.