Microsoft started rolling out more details about Office 2011, the company posted a brief video showing off a few of the suite's new features: » Template Gallery in Office 2011 allows you to quickly and easily pick a template from built-in designs to thousands of templates online – giving you a head start to create great looking, professional documents. » Core features in Outlook for Mac like Conversation View help you sort emails easily to keep track of what you need to do. Additionally, new file-based database is faster and provides more stability with Time Machine support. » Office for Mac ribbon, designed as an evolution of Office 2008 Elements Gallery while also utilizing the classic Mac menu and Standard Toolbar giving you the best of both worlds. We have put the most commonly used controls at your fingertips making it easier for you to find what you need. You can minimize ribbon and Toolbar for more screen space or for more advanced users who rely on keyboard shortcuts.
Office for Mac 2011: Behind-the-Scenes "Template Gallery, Conversations, Ribbon" and More - Video