Office 365

What’s new: December 2014

Before the holiday the Office 365 team was busy in December delivering service updates and new apps across devices. Excel and the Business Intelligence scenarios and features also received numerous updates to enhance stability, do more with maps, embedding Power Views in websites and more. Lync added support for video calling with Skype users, updates for Android, Windows Phone and Lync Room System. Yammer Enterprise was added to the Enterprise…

Office Online
Accessibility

New accessibility enhancements for Office Online

When we first built Office Online, we worked hard to make the suite accessible to blind and low vision users by using a new web accessibility standard called WAI-ARIA. While this web standard has allowed Office Online to be usable with a screen reader, we’ve made some further improvements over the past year to provide an even better experience. We are excited to talk about these improvements and have you…

Why Microsoft
Office 365 logo

Office 365 news round-up

“Think Globally, Act Locally” became the mantra of the fledgling environmental movement after the first nationwide Earth Day celebration in 1970. The motto was a driving force that represented the impact individuals can make on something on a global scale. As the new year begins, we are excited about the many new features and improvements that are coming in 2015, which will make Office 365 even better—both globally and locally.

Sway
sway for iPhone

Sway for iPhone is available more broadly

Sway is reimagining what it means to be productive in a mobile-first and cloud-first world. It’s an intelligent app that helps you easily pull together, format and share your content in a way that’s expressive and interactive. So, today we’re excited to announce that we’re ready for a much wider set of people to use Sway for iPhone, so we can learn from broader growth and usage.

Customer stories
Wabtec

Rail solutions provider gets everyone on board quickly

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.

Updates
Office Delve

Introducing boards in Office Delve—a new way to organize and share work

As Office Delve continues to roll out to Office 365 business customers, we love hearing about how people are using this new, innovative experience to discover and explore content that’s relevant to the work they and their teams are doing. As an intelligent app that brings you relevant content stored anywhere in Office 365, Delve helps you to get back to pertinent content, discover relevant content that has been shared…