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MetLife: building a customer-centric global business with Office 365

MetLife Inc., a leading provider of insurance, annuities and employee benefit programs serving more than 90 million customers, has selected Microsoft Office 365 to offset the challenges that can accompany a rapidly expanding global workforce and the company’s global presence. MetLife has begun deployment to its 64,000 employees and expects to have Office 365 fully implemented by November. “We have a technology vision at MetLife that’s all about supporting customer-centric…

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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…

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Johnson Controls: powering global innovation with Office 365

Today’s post is written by Colin Boyd the CIO of Johnson Controls.  Johnson Controls, a global diversified technology and industrial leader in more than 150 countries, has secured Microsoft Office 365 for its employees, partners and suppliers around the world, enhancing knowledge sharing on a global scale and fostering innovation through greater employee interaction. “At Johnson Controls, we’re using Office 365 to introduce a new way of working to enable…

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The Garage Series: Extreme Office 365 Mobility and Off-Road Rally Challenge using iPhone, Android, and Windows Devices

In this week’s episode, host Jeremy Chapman is joined by Office Mobile expert Guy Gilbert to round-up the latest in Office experiences across Windows, iOS, and Android platforms. Besides highlighting all the Office coverage on these devices, they show everything in action, including what may be the first Office demo to span nearly all mobile apps as they plan a rally game. They then challenge pro skateboarder and rally driver,…

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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…

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Microsoft has the broadest set of tools for real-time communications

When it comes to real-time communications and collaboration, there’s no room for compromise. At Microsoft, we pride ourselves on having the broadest definition of productivity, with exactly that — no compromises. So how does Lync Online with Office 365 compare to Google Hangouts? Here are five reasons why Microsoft offers the broadest set of tools for real-time communication.

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Webinar: Using Presenter View in PowerPoint

If you give presentations, you need to know about the tool in PowerPoint that offers you a second screen to give you more control over your talk. In this week’s webinar you’ll learn how to use Presenter View in PowerPoint, and we’ll dish out expert advice on presenting.   Can’t view this video? It also can be seen at Microsoft Showcase. What you will learn at Tuesday’s webinar Using Presenter’s View…