Lync
Lync Android

New Lync features for Android—Anonymous Join, Passive Authentication and Contact Management

The holiday season is here and the Skype for Business team is bringing Android users some great presents. In this new release, we include Anonymous Join, Certificate & Passive Authentication, Contact Management, and some significant performance enhancements and bug fixes. We believe that enabling users to function fully on a mobile platform is a fundamental part of a mobile-first world, so we’re excited to introduce these new features and enhancements,…

Excel
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Power View interactive visualizations and PivotTables can now be embedded in blogs and websites

Telling a story with data has become so much more than basic tables and charts and some of you have been using Power View to create dynamic and interactive visualizations or shared PivotTable analysis based on your data models. But you have not yet had a way to share these publicly. Excel now offers all Office 365 Enterprise E3 or SharePoint Online Plan 2 subscribers with an option to embed…

Video shows
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Microsoft Virtual Academy course—Office 365 identity management

The Office 365 Team has developed a new course on focused on identity management, featured within Microsoft Virtual Academy. The course titled, Office 365 identity management, includes seven 45-90 minute modules. Watch these modules to learn about user and identity management concepts, examine the available options, and explore how to configure and manage user identities.

Excel

What happens when 9 Excel power users come to Microsoft campus?

Excel is a tool that means different things to many different people. And with the app available for the PC, Mac, web and even your phones and tablets, the ways in which Excel is being used is expanding like crazy. So it is important for our team to continuously learn from our diverse customers. In November, we decided to try a new way of engaging with some of our most…

Customer stories
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Manufacturing productivity in the cloud—TE strengthens connections with Office 365 ProPlus

Today’s post about Office 365 ProPlus was written by David Ark, senior director of Infrastructure Solutions for TE Connectivity (NYSE: TEL), a $14 billion world leader that designs and manufactures the smart connectors, sensors, antennas and electronic components that are essential in our increasingly connected world.

Customer stories
Brock and Scott

Strengthening our multi-state competitive advantage with Office 365

When I joined Brock & Scott a year ago, the firm had come through a sustained growth phase, expanding from its two founders in 1998 to more than 935 employees in 17 locations across seven states in the southeastern United States. There are few firms that have our multistate footprint and the ability to serve our clients across a large geographic region is one of our competitive advantages. Now that…

Events
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Register now for the December 9th webcast on how to make email and Office secure on mobile devices

Join us for a series of webcasts on Enterprise Mobility designed to help you create a strategy, teach you about our current and coming integration, highlight best practices and protect your company resources wherever they are. The webcasts will feature a number of Microsoft executives who will discuss how and why the Cloud makes Enterprise Mobility possible.

Lync
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Video calling between Skype and Lync available now

In 2013, we enabled Lync users to contact people on Skype using instant messaging, presence, and audio calling right from your contact list. I’m happy to say that we’ve now taken the next step by adding video calling between Lync 2013 and the latest Skype for Windows desktop client, available for download here. Now Lync users can conduct everyday business and collaboration “face-to-face” with customers, partners and suppliers who use…