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Save the date: Join us for Project Conference 2014 in Anaheim, CA

Project Conference is back by popular demand: Mark your calendar now to join us February 2-5 for Project Conference 2014. After over 1,000 people from around the world made Project Conference 2012 a huge success in Arizona, our expectations are even higher for an excellent event this time around in Anaheim, California! Read on to learn how to join and check out our video.   

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Plug in to unplug

Information overload is real, and it’s important to #unplug for creativity and sanity. We also realize most people don’t always have the luxury of doing so, and that includes most of us at Microsoft. One of our dev teams even built an internal app, called Focus Time, to shut off electronic distractions. The app, which was downloaded internally thousands of times, switches Outlook to offline mode and sets Lync to “Do Not…

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Office is a life skill for graduates on the job hunt

A recent survey caught our attention this week, revealing that 83% of millenials say technology makes it easier to get a job. We couldn’t agree more. Computer skills, and proficiency in Microsoft Office in particular, are fundamentals most employers expect. With this in mind, we wanted to share resources that will help the class of 2013–and beyond–brush up on Office skills and stand out from the crowd.

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Managing project schedules in Project Professional vs. Project Online / PWA

There are many differences between Project Professional, the desktop client application, and Project Online, the online service. Broadly speaking, Project Online and Project Web Access (PWA) for Project Server enable team collaboration, task management, lightweight project management, and program or portfolio management. The differences between lightweight project management in Project Online and rich desktop project management in Project Professional warrant understanding.

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Find content easily with the Microsoft Office Interactive Content Pivot

The Microsoft Office Interactive Content Pivot helps you find the SharePoint Server 2013, Project Server 2013, and Office 365 technical content that you’re looking for. The content pivot brings together content from TechNet and Office.com and allows you to filter on a variety of parameters, such as technical subject, job role, and IT lifecycle. Each tile in the pivot represents an article on TechNet or Office.com.