New Outlook for Windows to arrive in 2 years

RCP Mag | at | by Mike

Microsoft is redoing its 25-year-old Outlook for Windows product, with plans to replace the current product in about two years.

Those plans were outlined by Microsoft luminaries Margie Clinton, group product manager on the Outlook team, and Robert Novitskey, partner engineering manager for Outlook for Windows, in an online presentation published last week. It's accessible via in this Sept. 12 Microsoft announcement.

The new Outlook for Windows is getting lots of feature improvements, but much of this talk focused on timing issues, as well as IT department concerns about the transition away from the current Outlook for Windows product.