“The oil and energy industry isn’t known for pushing the proverbial envelope when it comes to technology, but at Mansfield Oil, we’ve consistently taken advantage of technology to put ourselves at the forefront of what we do We’re now in our 57th year and at a pivotal point as we transform our business.” —Read more about how Mansfield Oil implemented Office 365 as part of their three-year transformation plan.
We’re transforming ourselves—starting with our internal operations and communications—with the goal of delivering travel experiences that reflect just how much we care about our customers and employees. Microsoft Office 365 is critical to this transformation and we put in a lot of effort to build an effective deployment plan for the entire company.
Technology is changing customers’ buying experiences, preferences, and behaviors. We’ve selected Microsoft Office 365 as our Team Member communication and collaboration platform. It will give us the flexibility and agility to quickly respond to customer and internal needs, cut costs, streamline internal operations and reduce time-to-market for new services.
Power Query for Excel enhances the Business Intelligence (BI) experience by simplifying data discovery, access and collaboration. The Power Query team continually works to improve the Power Query experience and their January update includes a new connector—or many new connectors, in this case—and a host of usability improvements.
On November 11th, we announced our plans to rename Lync to Skype for Business, which will include shipping new client, server and service in Office 365 during the first half of 2015. Today, we are thrilled to announce the availability of Skype for Business technical training, created to help our partners and IT pros get ready for the upcoming product release.
One of the top feature requests we’ve heard from customers using Access 2013 web apps hosted inside Office 365 is the need to be able to send emails from their apps. We listened and today we’re proud to announce that a new feature called “Send Email” is available to all of our customers using Office 365 with Access Services.
Since I joined Wabtec about a year ago, we have been strategically embracing cloud computing, which we knew would be helpful for supporting mobility and getting new employees ramped up quickly and cost effectively. Microsoft Office 365 was an easy sell, because we avoided a six-figure capital investment and will realize a modest annual savings in the operation of our email environment by moving to Office 365.
OneNote for Windows already offers the ability to add passwords to individual sections of your notebooks for increased security—but what if you want to access those sections using OneNote’s Windows Store app on your favorite device? Today, we’re excited to announce that the OneNote for Windows Store app now includes the ability to unlock your existing password protected sections!
We’ve been making progress with Sway Preview! Today we’re excited to expand Sway Preview more broadly, so anybody can now create Sways! We’ve also listened to feedback and added a number of new features to Sway Preview, and we’ve expanded the rollout Sway for iPhone (and added a new build!) to include Australia.