Office 365

Fueling creativity with Office 365

Copyright Alliance, an advocacy organization that advises artists of all kinds, wanted to better support staff who travel frequently. Copyright Alliance worked with Microsoft Partner New Signature to replace its on-site file server and email system with Microsoft Office 365, which provides a complete set of cloud-based communication and collaboration tools. By adopting Office 365, staff at Copyright Alliance enjoy more flexibility and can respond faster to requests from the…

Garage Series

Garage Series: The Great Race–did rolling out Office just get faster?

In this episode, the intrepid Garage Series hosts explore the change in guard of compatibility tools. Conducting the great race of Office installs, they catch up with Office engineer John Hoegger about Microsoft’s own implementation of the new Office globally. Watch as they examine user training, compatibility and pushing out the bits to answer whether or not rolling out Office just got faster.

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Public Sector organizations becoming more lean and modern on Office 365

At Microsoft’s annual Public Sector CIO Summit, we were pleased to announce a growing community of public sector customers who’ve adopted Office 365 including the City of Kansas City, MO; the City of Seattle; King County, WA; the San Diego County Regional Airport Authority, Dupage County, the University of Miami, the University of Colorado Colorado Springs, Sacramento (Sacramento State) and California State University  – all who’ve moved to the cloud…

Office 365

Four reasons why governments trust Microsoft

As governments strive to become more responsive and transparent, it’s important for them to make public information easily accessible to citizens. At the same time, it’s critical that they protect confidential data. A key reason why governments choose Microsoft Office 365 is Microsoft’s leadership in the industry when it comes to privacy, security, and compliance practices. In short, governments know they can trust Microsoft to help protect their data.

SharePoint

Law enforcement organization cuts costs and streamlines operations with SharePoint 2013

Cambridgeshire Constabulary replaces aging Lotus Notes environment with 40 Microsoft SharePoint 2013 portals The Cambridgeshire Constabulary, which provides law enforcement and public safety services for 800,000 residents in Cambridgeshire, England, started using Microsoft SharePoint 2013 in April 2012 to develop a cost-effective environment where employees can easily discover information, share documents, and manage data.

Office 365

Office 365: Ready for your business

But what exactly is “enterprise-ready?” In a nutshell, it means that the solution was designed, tested, and implemented with businesses and their business needs in mind. Microsoft Office 365 does exactly that. It takes the well-known and frequently used Microsoft Office productivity tools many organizations rely on-such as Word, Excel, and PowerPoint-and delivers them as cloud-based applications. Office 365 is composed of cloud versions of Microsoft communication and collaboration services-including…

Garage Series

Garage Series: Shifting from a device-based to a user-based Office with Office 365 ProPlus

In this episode of the Garage Series, hosts Jeremy Chapman and Yoni Kirsh catch up with foremost security expert and Zero Day author Mark Russinovich to examine the best usage scenarios between the two commercial versions of Office–Office Professional Plus 2013 and Office 365 ProPlus–while demonstrating identity, activation and data access with a user-based Office.

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Enriching family services with Office 365 (Video)

Play and Learn, which provides early education and childcare services, wanted to better coordinate activities across its 10 locations. The nonprofit worked with Microsoft Partner BlueEdge Consulting to seize an opportunity to upgrade its productivity and communication tools by moving to Microsoft Office 365. Now, employees can easily share calendars and documents-while the organization benefits from reduced technology costs, simpler IT management, and improved disaster recovery capabilities.

Office 15-Minute Webinars
Office 15-Minute Webinars

Watch Office 15-Minute Webinars anytime

Join us every Tuesday for free webinars about how to use Office programs. You can watch the Office 15-Minute Webinars live; or view them later. They run 9:15 am-9:30 am Pacific time on Tuesdays with a live Q&A session to follow. We’ll add links to previous recordings below as they become available. You can also download a calendar reminder for the series. Click the link to join Tuesdays starting at…

SharePoint

Yammer and SharePoint: Enterprise social roadmap update

At last November’s SharePoint Conference, we announced our roadmap for enterprise social and talked about three phases of Yammer integration: “basic integration, deeper connections, and connected experiences.”  (For more details, see the Putting Social to Work post published just after the SPC keynote.)  Today at Convergence 2013 we provided an update to that roadmap, and I wanted to share the details more broadly.