Chapter 1. Desktop XML: The reason why Introductory Discussion
Information sharing and integration
Documents as information assets
Sharing information on the Web
Attention information workers!
Are you tired of cutting and pasting from one document to another?
Are you frustrated because people outside your work group can’t find your reports?
Are you concerned that your spreadsheet analyses may not be using the latest data?
Do you have that tired, worn-out feeling?
Well, we can’t help you with the last item, unless you’ve been losing sleep over the first three! But Microsoft has a cure for those: They’ve added a powerful dose of the miracle ingredient XML to your favorite Office tools.
XML is a neutral way to represent data in a computer file. By “neutral” ...