Later today MS will officially launch Office 2010. So should you upgrade? As our reviewer Tim Andserson, points out, the biggest barrier to upgrading is the existing 2007 release. If all you do is word processing, spreadsheets, email and presentations, Office 2007 is fine. And if you desparately need a change there’s always OpenOffice, which offers an excellent, if basic, alternative.
In fact the main benefit users will gain from upgarding is if they go the whole hog, and buy into the SharePoint collaboration platform, which allows multipe users to edit documents simultaneously.