Buckle up and watch the new Office Garage Series

What do skydiving, aerobatics, Ferraris or wakeboarding have to do with the new Office? What are the most XStream installs of the new Office that you can imagine on air, land and water? Check out the new Office Garage Series to find out.  With its fun, dynamic and straightforward delivery, along with multiple stunts and unique demos, the show already has an avid following since it launched on February 27.…


Kurt DelBene: The cloud and beyond

Read Microsoft Office Division President Kurt DelBene’s blog about the latest release of Microsoft Office 365 for businesses. “When we first set out to build this release of Office, we knew it would be the boldest yet. We wanted to create that ‘over-the-shoulder envy’ that makes your friend or the guy sitting next to you on the plane ask what you’re using. In a recent survey, 96 percent of people…


PASS Business Analytics Conference: Keeping up with the evolving world of data

The world of data continues to become bigger and more complex, with no plans to slow down. From April 10-12 in Chicago, data professionals and business analysts will gather at the PASS Business Analytics Conference to keep pace with the latest trends around big data, predictive analytics, data visualization, Hadoop, and even the new version of Excel. If you’re a fan of Excel and are curious about how it fits…


This week’s inaugural Lync Conference: Highlighting the future of communications

At this week’s inaugural Lync Conference, Microsoft is celebrating a people-centric vision for the future of communications technology, including the announcement that Lync-Skype connectivity for presence, IM and voice will be available to all Lync users by June. We have been honored by the rate of Lync adoption and encourage you to check out the new customer references we have for Lync 2013, available as of today.


5 quick videos: Get to know Office 365 Home Premium

Two weeks ago we released Office 365 Home Premium. For the first time, you can subscribe to Office as a service instead of installing it on your computer, while still receiving all the full-featured Office applications you know and love, together with impressive new cloud features and social benefits built in. If you have just six minutes to spare, you can get acquainted with the new Office by watching five…


Microsoft BI Solution Builder: Learn how familiar tools like Excel fit within your organization’s BI strategy

Better business intelligence and insight can make the difference between a business surviving and thriving. Microsoft aims to make business intelligence (BI) more accessible to everyone across an organization, in part by providing BI capabilities in familiar tools such as Excel to empower more users to build and consume rich BI solutions as part of their everyday work. If you’re interested in how Excel’s BI capabilities could fit within your…

Office for Mac

Office for Mac now available for Office 365 Subscribers

We’re excited to announce that with the release of SP3 (build 14.3) earlier this month, Office for Mac can participate in Office 365 subscription offerings. Office 365 Home Premium and Office 365 University offerings are available now, while Office 365 Small Business Premium releases soon. Subscription services are best suited for customers who use Office on multiple devices because it allows any combination of Mac/PC installs via 5 reusable licenses;…


Open Excel workbooks in separate windows and view them side by side

“How do I open my workbooks in separate windows?” This has been a common inquiry from many of our customers who want to look at their workbooks side by side, or spread them across more than one monitor. Good news: starting with Excel 2013, each of your workbooks opens in its own window, similar to Word and PowerPoint today. That means that each workbook has its own ribbon and top-level…