Compliance Features in the 2007 Microsoft Office System

With the RTM just around the corner, Microsoft is doing a good job pumping out volumes of new documentation to support the implementation of Microsoft Office SharePoint Server (MOSS) 2007 and the Office System.  The latest release is “Compliance Features in the 2007 Microsoft Office System”. The white paper is very comprehensive and targets developers and technical architects.

From the MSDN summary:

“This white paper showcases compliance-related features and extensibility opportunities with the 2007 Microsoft® Office system, and demonstrates how the Office system can help you meet the demands of regulatory compliance. By focusing on a few core products, including Microsoft Office SharePoint® Server, Office client-side applications, and Microsoft Exchange Server 2007, this paper introduces built-in features of the Office system that address compliance requirements. The paper also focuses on the opportunities for developers to use expanded tools support to build customized solutions that facilitate regulatory compliance without bogging down business processes.”

Here is a synopsis of the content from the TOC:

  • Introduction
  • An Overview of Regulatory Compliance
  • Common Compliance Requirements
  • The 2007 Microsoft Office System Products
  • Compliance Capabilities in the 2007 Microsoft Office System
  • Compliance Extensibility Opportunities
    • Extensibility Scenario: Spreadsheet integrity
    • Extensibility Scenario: Auditing 3rd-party events on Office documents
    • Extensibility Scenario: Reporting suspicious activity
    • Extensibility Scenario: Removing sensitive metadata from outbound documents
  • Development Tools for Extending Office and Windows SharePoint Services
  • Summary
  • Appendix I: Resources
  • Appendix II: References

Happy reading 🙂

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