Below are links to stories and videos about some of the Microsoft employees who helped create Office 2010. Find out why they focused on the features they did, what they learned along the way, and what it’s like to work on a product that’ll be used by millions of people.
- Donald Farmer, a Fairy Godmother of business intelligence program manager, who loved doing imaginative things with technology and showing customers that with PowerPivot they can use common programs like Excel to produce uncommon results:
- Program Manager Heather O’Cull describes a feature in Microsoft Project 2010 that lets users create colorful, simplified timelines of their plans that can be easily shared using Outlook or PowerPoint.
- Sam Radakovitz developed a feature called “sparklines” for Microsoft Excel 2010 that lets users transform large amounts of data into small, at-a-glance displays that fit into a single cell.