Simplified Collaboration

If it takes a village to raise a child, it takes a team to create an effective document. The writing task might fall to you, but there will no doubt be others—associates, managers, marketing professionals, and perhaps financial personnel—who will take a look at what you’ve done and make comments, suggestions, and edits. Although this collaboration process at first glance might seem to make things more complicated, in reality it enhances the quality of our documents. Different people with different areas of emphasis view the document through different lenses—and ultimately that means a more fully developed document for your reader.

The document-sharing features in Office Word 2007 have been given additional power, so ...

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