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Free templates to help families of children and teens with autism

One out of every 88 children in the United States has been diagnosed with autism–a ten-fold increase in prevalence in the last 40 years. To help the families of the more than one million children and teens with autism in the US, Microsoft has collaborated with Autism Speaks and the University of Washington Autism Center to release a series of free templates that families and therapists can customize to explain social…

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Garage Series: The new Office, thriving in a virtualized world

This week, our adventurous hosts tackle one of the most requested topics, managing Office in virtualized environments from the entire desktop to hosting the application on Remote Desktop Server with Office 365. They explain virtualization options, licensing implications and even demonstrate how to convert Click-to-Run media into an App-V package. Lead deployment engineer Jefferson Criddle also joins again to discuss how application virtualization is at the core of the Click-to-Run…

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Yammer and Office 365: Aligning for scale

Last summer, Microsoft made a $1.2B investment in Yammer, recognizing enterprise social as key to how companies communicate and collaborate. Fast forward only eight months, and the momentum is tremendous. We’ve just finished our third quarter and Yammer sales grew 259% year-over year, Yammer gained 312 new customers, and March marked Yammer’s best month to-date in terms of user engagement. We’re excited about the value customers are seeing with Office…

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Garage Series: Going under the hood of Office software updates

In this episode, our adventurous hosts go deeper on how software updates really work for the new Office. Tune in as they demystify what’s different compared to the Office Professional Plus 2013 MSI install and explain the optimized update service for the Office 365 ProPlus Click-to-Run install. Learn how the service works optionally so that you can set up your environment to look at sanctioned updates on premises or in…

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When it’s time to focus: Word 2013 Read Mode

Crafting the right content takes time and attention. To help you minimize the distractions, we created a Read Mode layout in Word. Read Mode is an option in the View menu that hides toolbars and menus to leave more room for the pages themselves.  There’s always a time for intensive formatting and editing when building great documents. But when it’s time for review and final changes, make sure to check…

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Garage Series: Crossing the bridge to Click-to-Run integration

In the finale of our three part deep dive on customizing and deploying the new Office, our intrepid hosts demonstrate Office 365 ProPlus Click-to-Run integration with your existing management and deployment tools while exploring pre-installation via Windows image. Watch too as our fearless host Jeremy gets behind the wheel to test if Windows Intune can install Office as fast as a direct install from Office 365 from his car, in…