This is an update of the well know white paper regarding Office and SharePoint integration.

"This paper describes how the 2010, 2007, and 2003 versions of Office work together with the 2010, 2007,
and 2003 versions of SharePoint technologies. Although we provide an overview of Office and SharePoint
features working together in past versions, this paper focuses on the integration features of the Microsoft
Office 2010 experience with Microsoft SharePoint 2010
"

http://download.microsoft.com/DOWNLOAD/2/A/A/2AA0D302-86A6-4AA2-A0A4-4F15FA7DBF5C/BUSINESS%20PRODUCTIVITY%20AT%20ITS%20BEST_WHITEPAPER.PDF

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