Ever wonder why Office 2007 has the ribbon?

I personally like the ribbon in Office 2007 but there are some that do not. I think it is more intuitively designed and has made me significantly more efficient in creating large pieces of content.

With that said I recently came upon this post on Jensen Harris’s blog describing the history and reasoning behind the new UI. It is very informative and I think it brings a great new perspective on the ribbon and describes the consternation that the Office UI team went through when creating it.

The Deployment Guys : Documenting Your Task Sequences Automagically

I had this sent to me by my friend Grant and it is a great way to build some good documentation. Have a look you will be surprised at the simplicity.

The Deployment Guys : Documenting Your Task Sequences Automagically