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Increase in U.S. entrepreneurship points to benefits of technology

Recently, we’ve started to see some signs of turnaround in the economy, and some interesting conversations are sure to be had during the Small Business Administration’s annual National Small Business Week kicking off in Seattle and across the US on June 17. It is exciting to see this infographic and report from Babson College citing a record high number of startups in the U.S. in 2012. According to the report, 13 percent of the U.S.…

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The Garage Series for Office 365: Touch and the latest immersive experiences everywhere

This week kicks off a six-part series on location in New Orleans and will cover the enhancements around touch and immersive experiences in the new Office. Jeremy Chapman is joined by Tal Krzypow and Tim Bakke to show Office experiences across screens of all sizes – from phones to large panel displays. Along the way, they’ll expose some lesser known touch features in PowerPoint, take a tour of the GeoFlow…

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Make Yammer your default social network in Office 365

Starting today, you can make Yammer the primary enterprise social experience in Office 365 for everyone in your organization. This is part of the Yammer and SharePoint roadmap that we shared with you in March, and it’s a first step in integrating our services. We are also on track to deliver next month the Yammer app for SharePoint, as well as guidance on how to integrate Yammer with SharePoint 2013…

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Welcome to the Office 365 technology blog

Welcome to the new Office 365 technology blog!  Office 365 is a continuously evolving online service and we, the Office 365 team, want to help you stay up-to-date with all of the new features and services through our new official team blog.  With cloud services, we have the ability to provide you with new features and capabilities on an ongoing basis.  As we update Office 365 every month, we want…

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Driving global business transformation with Office 365

About five years ago, Veyance Technologies became an independent company after being carved out of Goodyear. Veyance manufactures and sells engineered rubber goods-products like heavy-duty conveyer belts and industrial hoses. As a private-equity spinoff of a company with roots that go back more than a century, we combine deep process expertise and supply-chain resources with the go-to-market approach of a new company.  When I took the position as CIO at…

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Gaining a single collaborative workspace with Office 365

When challenges arise, LEVICK can make the difference that leads to a positive outcome. LEVICK is a leading strategic communications firm driving communications in the highest-profile global matters for companies and countries. From our offices in Washington, D.C., and New York City, we deploy uniquely qualified teams, armed with the instincts, influence, and experience needed to win battles in an increasingly complex and challenging world. Our teams rely on quick…

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Office 365: More value, Most complete

Office 365 helps realize the most complete vision of business productivity. No other enterprise-class vendor provides the broad set of business productivity services that Office 365 does. Choosing a different primary solution means supplementing that solution with additional services to fill gaps. This means stitching together multiple technologies that introduce both complexity and varied experiences. Customers who purchase Office 365 get the most complete solution while eliminating this complexity. Why…

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Customer Perspective: Stephen Roux, Infrastructure Manager at L’Occitane, on Lync-Skype Connectivity

Today the Skype division announced the availability of Lync-Skype connectivity for customers around the world. This is our first step in combining the enterprise richness of Lync with the global reach of Skype to connect working professionals to a broad network of their suppliers, customers and partners. The Office 365 Team had a chance to ask Stephen Roux, Infrastructure Manager at L’Occitane, about what this means for his company. Here’s what he…

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Now trending: Social tools at work; Join the discussion at “The Worldwide Water Cooler”

We’re excited to announce we’ve just published new global research looking at worker appetite for enterprise social tools. You’ll find lots of data here. The upshot is more than three quarters of workers want social tools to increase productivity and collaboration, and nearly a third would bring social tools into their organization through the back door. We refer to this trend as “bring your own service.”   Enterprise social is a…