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Microsoft Office Fluent User Interface: IT Decision-maker Perception
This white paper presents the results of a commissioned study conducted by Forrester Consulting on behalf of Microsoft Corporation to help IT organizations

survey tutorial  Other Respondent Detail   Survey quotas were set based on company size: 25.2% from companies with 25 to 49 PCs. 25.8% from companies with 50 to 249 PCs. 49% of companies from 250+ PCs. Companies represented were at various stages of Office 2007 deployment: 41.9% of respondents were partially deployed. 9.3% had completed their pilot. 36% were partially deployed. 12.7% were fully deployed. To participate in the study, participants needed to be from companies with users of the Microsoft Office 2007 outside

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