Microsoft released some products for Microsoft Outlook last week in the form of source code packages available under their Shared Source license. Dynamic Snaps are plugins for Outlook that integrate with, among other things, Microsoft CRM.
The new programs are available on GotDotNet.com and enable users toI think it's a little misleading for Microsoft to be calling these Snaps "products" though given that they are really unsupported source code modules that you have to implement and maintain yourself.
enter or retrieve data using Microsoft Dynamics AX 3.0 and Microsoft
Dynamics CRM 3.0, within the familiar Office client environment.
Microsoft partners and other independent software vendors (ISVs) can
benefit by using the shared source code in the Snap-ins that have been
developed for Microsoft Office to enhance or customize the shipped
solutions or to use them as examples to build new composite
applications for their customers.
PS- the term "information workers" is so 1990's, and on top of all that largely an unfulfilled promise. Time to stop using it.
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