College student Benjamin Park shares his experience with Office Online. I’m entering my senior year at the University of Michigan, majoring in Sociology with a minor in Complex Systems. This year, my courses required a lot of team projects, but it was my decision to get involved with the Up to Us campaign that really drove home the need to find the tools I could use to communicate and collaborate…
Tastea—an innovative beverage retailer in Orange County, California, primes for growth by replacing Google Docs and Dropbox with Microsoft Office 365, establishing a flexible set of tools that helps increase both productivity and professionalism. We recently spoke with Ted Vu, co-founder of Tastea, to get the details.
“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.
Earlier today the Office of the Basic Education Commission (OBEC) in Thailand signed a memorandum of understanding that will provide 8 million students and 400,000 teachers across Thailand with free access to Microsoft Office 365 for education. The agreement represents the single biggest cloud service deployment for Microsoft in the education sector globally. Two million university students and staff members are already taking advantage of cloud technology through Office 365…
Sky Zone Indoor Trampoline Park, a recreational entertainment company with locations across the United States, chose Office 365 over Google Apps to support its rapid growth. The move gave corporate employees and franchise owners unified tools that act as a competitive differentiator when it comes to professionalism, productivity, and customer service. We recently spoke with Tom Boyle, Global IT Director, Sky Zone Indoor Trampoline Park to get the details.
“With Office 365, we can rely on dependable business productivity tools so that everyone is setting higher standards for their work, which ultimately translates into more efficient government services.” — Don’t miss the video and post from Reuben D. Molloy, Chief Information Technology Officer for the Gov’t of the US Virgin Islands
“OneDrive for Business, Lync Online, and SharePoint Online encourage employees to be more efficient in their daily work. They can access the documents they are working on anytime and anywhere from smartphones, tablets, and when they are out of the office traveling. This is our vision for the future.” — read the guest authored blog from global hotel leader, Accor
“When we consider the cost reductions in conferencing, telephony, data storage, and staffing, we estimate that adopting Office 365 will reduce our IT costs by 20 percent annually.” — Leandro Balbinot, Chief Information Officer, H.J. Heinz Company Read the guest post from Heinz CIO, Leandro Balbinot profiling the global food giants move to Office 365.
The March of Dimes selected cloud-based Microsoft Office 365 for its ease of use and interoperability with existing systems. Now it estimates cost savings of US$600,000 over the next five years. We recently spoke to Alan Brogdon, Chief Technology Officer at the March of Dimes to learn why. Q: Please tell us about The March of Dimes. Brogdon: For 75 years, the March of Dimes has worked to find remedies…
“Nobody wants to wait for their PC or mobile device to install huge updates—the incremental updates we get with [Office 365] ProPlus mean no waiting.” Read the guest post from Patrick Wirtz, Innovation Manager for The Walsh Group, a Chicago, Illinois–based general contracting, construction management, and design services firm that builds airports, highways, stadiums, bridges, and other large-scale projects.