Microsoft begins Office 15 Technical Preview Program, Public Beta Will Come Later This Year


Microsoft is not only working day and night on the next version of Windows i.e. Windows 8 but also on the next version of their another streamline product i.e. Microsoft Office.

Microsoft Office team posted a blog post on their official blog to announce the beginning of the “Office 15 Technical Preview Program”. Microsoft released the current version Office 2010 codenamed Office 14 back in 2010 and it has been expected that Office 15 final version will come in early next year.

Office 15 is the codename for the next generation of the Microsoft Office products and services, and the Office 15 Technical Preview is the early build of upcoming Office version which will be accessible to group of selected users only and that too under non-disclosure agreements. These selected users (right to say them Testers or Evaluators) are the one who play a key role in development process by testing early builds and providing feedback, which will be later incorporated into the final release.

As there is not much information is yet available about Office 15 but with this version of Office will bring many new services and features at the door step of its users. New features and services related to cloud, servers, and mobile and PC clients for Office, Office 365, Exchange, SharePoint, Lync, Project, and Visio will be updated. Quite simply, Office 15 will help people work, collaborate, and communicate smarter and faster than ever before.

While the Office 15 Technical Preview program is a limited availability program, everyone will have the opportunity to try the Office 15 public beta later this summer.