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Extend your networking reach with social apps for Office

Social apps can make working with Office 2013 more engaging, efficient, and fun. They combine the networking and outreach capabilities of social media sites with the mobile productivity power of Office.  Together, Office and social apps give you more insight into your contacts, allow you to monitor your social channels without using a browser, and can spice up your SharePoint sites in ways that you’ll “like” (thumbs up). Read on to…

Project

Global construction manufacturer bolsters bottom line with Project Online

With research and development centers in over 20 countries on 6 continents, construction industry solution innovator Hilti Corporation needs to stay agile with project coordination. They chose Project Online because it delivers all the benefits of process centralization and enhanced control without the risks involved in being locked in to large home-grown IT infrastructures. With Office 365, Project Online offers the security, global availability, disaster recovery, and the ability to handle heavy…

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The new Office lets me work from home–and everywhere else

As blogger-in-chief of MommaSaid.net for the past 10 years, Jen Singer has used technology to work around her kids’ (and occasionally, her cat’s) schedules. She’s done pre-show interviews with TV producers from the supermarket cereal aisle and edited books on her laptop while waiting for track practice to end. Now with SkyDrive, Microsoft’s cloud-based storage system, her Office can truly be wherever she is. She started writing this blog post…

SharePoint

What’s new in SharePoint Online–top 10

SharePoint Online (SPO) has a gaggle of new innovation and welcome improvements. The premier sharing service is updated with a new, fluid user interface, active personal file sharing, higher storage limits for both personal and team sites, a high-end cloud app development model, and more robust tooling for admins to more easily and effectively control their SPO environment. Everyone benefits from the new SharePoint Online! Users benefit with new ways…

Project

Project Online and Excel Web App: Cloud data improves reporting

Along with the general availability of Project Online in Office 365, new scenarios have been enabled for Project Online reporting. We introduced the Project Online OData feed to help you access your data using Excel 2013, and now you can refresh Excel workbooks in Excel Web App that consume Project Online OData feeds. Learn how to grant the BI Azure Service access to your SharePoint Online tenant.

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Project for IT pros

We love Project IT Pros. Always in the trenches and getting their hands dirty with the latest technologies and improvements, IT Pros are the engine that keeps many project management offices running. With the release of the new Project, now there are new and improved ways for IT Pros to keep bolting infrastructure into place and tweaking performance levers to deliver high-quality capabilities to their organizations. To help, we rounded…

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Project for project managers

With the release of the new Project, there’s curiosity about how best to put it to work and apply its wide range of resources in a variety of business roles. Some people are experienced users who want to learn new tricks, while others are just discovering Project’s capabilities for the first time. To help, we rounded up some of our most popular articles and organized them by common work responsibilities.…