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Microsoft drives the Universal Communications revolution

Universal Communications tools are essential for any enterprise and in even the largest organizations their effectiveness is often measured by how well they meet the needs of individual users as much as by how they serve the business overall. The arrival of Universal Communications signals the beginning of the convergence of VoIP telephony (which provides the ability to route telephone calls through the Internet), email, instant messaging, mobile communications, and…

Customer stories
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American Cancer Society uses Office 365 to facilitate efficiency and boost the impact of lifesaving programs

“Because of the advancements in our collaboration and communication tools, everyone at American Cancer Society can do their jobs more efficiently. That means more human touch, which translates into more fundraising and more lives saved.” — Read more about the organization’s move to Office 365 in today’s post from Jay Ferro, CIO, ACS.

OneNote
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Introducing OneNote Clipper for Chrome and Springpad to OneNote migration tool

OneNote aims to let you view and take notes anywhere, across all your devices. Today, we’re happy to announce two new tools for Chrome and Springpad users to expand OneNote access even more. OneNote Clipper for Chrome A little over 60 days ago, we released the OneNote Clipper—the easiest way to save anything you see on the web to OneNote, in just one click. Since then, the feedback has been…

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OneNote on Surface Pro 3 in education: Writing, annotating, sketching, highlighting and drawing

Today, the Surface team announced an exclusive first look into the use of Surface Pro 3 in education. The 1:1 device-to-student vision of their IT Director, Rob Baker, at the Cincinnati Country Day School (CCDS) has created an environment in which the devices and services blend seamlessly into the learning process, enabled in large part by OneNote’s organization, collaboration and digital inking capabilities experienced on the Surface Pro 3. Check…

Guest author
Mike Kaminsky

Work Wonders: Making music dreams come true

Guest contributor Mike Kaminsky is passionate about music, which led him to his dream job in the music industry. A successful artist manager, everything he does is centered on making, supporting and promoting music. His office is wherever he happens to be, so he turned to Office 365 to keep everything he needs right at his fingertips, from any device. Get inspired by how he does it.

Garage Series
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The Garage Series for Office 365: Extending Exchange, Outlook and OWA across platforms and devices with the new app model

Can the new mail apps save you time to automatically generate personalized and data-driven email?  This week Jeremy is joined by Jason Henderson from the Exchange engineering team to answer this question and more. They explain not only how mail apps work, but also show how to build and preview them using Visual Studio and how apps can insert data directly from a web service into the body of an email. Jason also describes how OAuth…

IT
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Webcast: Real-life SharePoint deployment conversion from FTC to App Model

Join us Thursday, June 5 at 9am PT/12pm ET to see examples and patterns for app model transitions–full-trust code transformed into the app model. We’ll review a real customer example demonstrating the patterns, findings, and learnings on this transition, where deployment was based on 500,000 lines of server-side code and classic feature framework elements. Read on to learn more and add this session to your calendar.

Updates
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What’s new: May 2014

May has brought a slew of updates to both mobile apps, like OneNote and Lync, and web experiences, like optimizations for OneDrive for business, Office 365 admin experience, and developer APIs. Make sure you read about Office Mix, a new presentation format for creating reusable learning content. Power BI continues to add more data connections, this month through a partnership with SAP to help customers bring disparate data sources into…