Office 365

Collaboration just got easier: Real-time co-authoring now available in Office Web Apps

Today, we’re introducing a new way to collaborate on documents with Office Web Apps. Using real-time co-authoring, colleagues, friends and family can contribute and edit documents simultaneously in the Word Web App, PowerPoint Web App or Excel Web App. Don’t know about Office Web Apps? You should. Office Web Apps are the best free alternative to Office. Read on to learn more about these online versions of the core Office applications that extend…

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The Garage Series: Managing iOS, Android, and Windows devices with identity-based access and Office 365

In this week’s show, Jeremy Chapman and Mark Kashman follow last month’s Extreme Office 365 Mobility and Off-Road Rally Challenge episode to tell the IT pro story about managing user access and devices ranging from Android and iOS to Windows and Windows Phones. They’ll discuss user-pivoted data access and catch up with long time Exchange ActiveSync (EAS) engineer, Greg Baribault, to discuss the evolution of EAS, Allow/Block/Quarantine (ABQ) and OWA…

Office 365

Office 365 compliance controls: Data Loss Prevention

When was the last time you read your company’s handbook containing all the communication policies?  Learn how you can achieve compliance without disrupting your routine or your colleagues’. Last weeks blog post  explained the two dimensions of Office 365 security, compliance, and privacy: built-in capabilities and customer controls. This post focuses on a key customer controls in compliance: data loss prevention (DLP).

Office 365

Cloud Services you can trust: Security, Compliance, and Privacy in Office 365

Read on to learn more about how Office 365 is designed to provide security, compliance and privacy across two equally important dimensions – Built-in capabilities that include service-wide, technical capabilities, operational procedures and policies that are enabled by default for customers using the service and Customer controls that include features that enable you to customize the Office 365 environment based on the specific needs of your organization.

News

Announcing Student Advantage

As part of its ongoing commitment to education, Microsoft today announced Student Advantage, a new benefit to qualifying institutions which will make it easy for students to use the latest and best version of full Office at their education institution and at home. Beginning December 1, 2013, any institutions worldwide that licenses Office for staff and faculty can provide access to Office 365 ProPlus for students at no additional cost.

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Webinar: Using animation in PowerPoint (without being dorky)

Animations can help drive a point home in PowerPoint, but if you’re not careful, they also can seem so silly your audience will feel like 6-year-olds. In this week’s webinar, learn how to use animations and do it smartly. Watch the 30-second trailer or click “read more” below to view the entire webinar. What you will learn at Tuesday’s webinar Three steps for creating animations Best times to use animation…

OneNote

Using OneNote to present your ideas in meetings

Microsoft PowerPoint is a fantastic tool for creating polished presentations, but what if you just want to share some informal ideas with the other people in your meeting? Or perhaps you’re running a group brainstorming session and want everyone to be able to contribute their ideas? OneNote 2013 has several great features designed to make it easier to present and collaborate on ideas in a meeting. Let’s look at some…