Microsoft offers Office integration for backend apps

Small article on InformationWeek.com about Microsoft OBA (Office Business Applications). OBA is about a Office as the interface to potentially all business applications, so beyond SAP (DUET)

… With the release of Office Business Applications (OBA) Reference Application Pack (RAP) this week, Microsoft in essence is acknowledging that they are on to something big in the enterprise market.

Microsoft is calling this the second generation of OBA and is in response to wide acceptance of the first generation.

Like Duet, a product partnership with SAP that offers up the Office suite of products as a standard interface for SAP backend applications, OBA RAP will do the same, but this time not tied to any vendor’s backend system.

Josh Greenbaum, principal at Enterprise Applications Consulting, said that OBA is significant because Office is certainly one of the better interfaces around for knowledge workers. …

Read on : InformationWeek.com

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