Infographic: One-year anniversary of Office 2010

By Tom Warren, on 15th Jun 11 7:00 pm with 25 Comments

Microsoft released a new infographic on Wednesday to coincide with Office 2010′s first birthday.

The infographic details all the major points of Office 2010′s brief history. Microsoft also revealed on Wednesday that businesses are adopting Office 2010 fives times quicker than 2007.

Office 2010 infographic

  • Anonymous

    Impressive..

    • Grannyville7989

      Most impressive.

    • Grannyville7989

      Most impressive.

    • Grannyville7989

      Most impressive.

  • Adam Robinson

    I like infographics. Easier to look at than a long article.

  • Adam Robinson

    I like infographics. Easier to look at than a long article.

    • Anonymous

      reading is for dumb people

  • GP007

    It’ll be interesting to see how Office 365 changes things going forward, and also how much the Office Web Apps (the free ones) get used more as MS adds support for more features to them.

  • Grannyville7989

    1 out of 10 people who took the survey went missing shortly after and were never heard from again. 

  • http://www.searingarrow.com AlienSix

    9 out of 10 people think that office 2010 is amazing, that last person uses a mac xD

    • Test1ngi23

      9 out of 10 people are also probably wondering why it’s so f*cking expensive.

    • Test1ngi23

      9 out of 10 people are also probably wondering why it’s so f*cking expensive.

    • YouAreHoldingItWrong

      Yes, every time I start my Mac I wonder “I paid how much for this?”

    • the-hq

      On Mac it’s Office 2011 and it’s much better than the iWork crap ;)

    • http://www.searingarrow.com AlienSix

      Stalking me I see xD

  • http://www.appatic.com Avatar X

    I guess the unbeatables (one of the many nicknames of the office division) continues to be just that.

    The most impressive and downright unbeatable numbers are the last ones. 1 billion actual installations, 100 million sharepoint lincensees, 96 languagess! and now the updated Web Apps number that exceed the 40 milllion users number i had a month ago. 50 million. That means Office Web Apps is now 20%-30% bigger than Google Docs or as big as Google Docs and Zoho Office put together!.

    Hell, Office Web Apps may now be as big as OpenOffice/LibreOffice.

  • Wourelia

    As long as Clippy (Clippit) doesn´t come back, I´ll buy it.

    • Anonymous

        Clippy says: “It looks like you’re trying to write a complaint about me. Can I help?”

    • http://www.appatic.com Avatar X

      Clippy is back thanks to Office Ribbon Hero 2: Clippy’s Second Chance.

      http://www.ribbonhero.com/

  • http://twitter.com/clindhartsen Chris Lindhartsen

    I still wonder how you get 90% of any group, let alone more than that, actually agree to anything like that. Still, impressive numbers, need to get 2010 on the home desktop still.

  • Frylockns86

    Where are all the IT admins that say they haven’t upgraded off Office XP as a result of the Ribbon? I would have though that with all the commotion online about the UI change, these stats would be a little lower. ;)

  • Guest

    The statistics are misleading.  For example: “98% say Office 2010 saves them time”.  Compared to what?  We assume previous versions of Office, but it doesn’t say this.  It could be compared to writing with pen and paper.

    • http://www.appatic.com Avatar X

      I can answer you that. responsiveness in The Ribbon, Backstage and Online features are productivity boosters if you come from Office 2007. You could of course say that mileage may vary. But these changes in specific do save time. It don’t matters if the time saved is only 5% or 10%. The assertion is factually and uniequivocally correct based on a average. 

      I also can tell you how Microsoft can possibly know that. They have trackers for testers (thousands) post RTM release. These test use of the software while performing requested tasks from a check list.

      They got the times for these focus testing since Office 2000/Office XP to now. So, that is how they test and guide the development of Office, Windows and pretty much everything. Partly based on those time tracked focus tests.

      They don’t even need users to say it. They just ask what they already know to get the right statements on the record they want from tailored surveys already knowing that the response will be positive, since they got the analytics data before hand.

  • http://twitter.com/michaelantj Michael James

    IMO office 2007 is faster and generally better

  • Asd

    I agree with the statement above that 9 out of 10 say Office 2010 is the best Office release ever. Personaly I started using MS Office with Office 2007 and always struggled with the predecessors. I would like Windows Explorer comes with Ribbons too.