The Microsoft Outlook Ideas Book

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  • How to apply the features of Outlook to avoid transferring and duplicating data into other programs
  • How to expand your view of Outlook and its capabilities
  • Techniques that will enable you to create your own solutions that are relevant to your situation and environment
  • The confidence and vision to explore and use existing software to develop your own solutions

Microsoft Outlook, in tandem with Microsoft Exchange Server, provides a powerful environment for sharing information. This book will show you how to take advantage of that to construct solutions for your business or organization from the features of Outlook.

This book is a collection of scenarios that incorporate and link many Outlook components to produce surprisingly powerful functionality.

Without the need for code or specially-written applications, you will be extracting information from your Outlook Calendar, Contacts and Tasks folders to create solutions like these:

  • Monitoring staff leave and printing schedules
  • Managing meeting rooms and printing invoices
  • Managing fleet vehicles, their records, and servicing
  • Managing a school class calendar, student records, attendance, assignments, and reports
  • Packed with ideas of how all Outlook users can create useful solutions you never thought possible
  • Step by step instructions for storing and extracting information from the  Calendar, Contacts and Tasks folders to create integrated business solutions
  • Great ideas for business, personal, educational and home users
Page Count 144
Course Length 4 hours 19 minutes
ISBN 9781904811701
Date Of Publication 10 Mar 2006


Barbara March

Barbara March's long career in office administration, in many different industries, and her passion for computer software led her into software training. After obtaining Microsoft Office Specialist qualifications at Expert level and becoming a Microsoft MOUS Master Instructor, Barbara extended her knowledge and expertise further in MS Office by achieving outstanding pass marks in ECDL Advanced examinations. This knowledge and expertise, she has applied in all her posts including her current role as a data analyst in a local authority. Barbara's analytical mind forces her to question the accepted boundaries of the software she uses and to apply her flair and imagination to find ways to use the software capabilities to the limit and to the benefit of her performance and professionalism.