Office Business Application Services and Technologies

As illustrated in Figure 1-2 there are Office Business Application services provided within the Office Business Application platform that support and enable the capabilities in the overall Microsoft Office platform. The following services define the core technical foundation that enables developers and architects to design and build applications that provide access to business data so that IWs can make critical business decisions in the application and contexts that they are used to in their everyday environment.


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