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Garage Series: Going under the hood of the new Office–what control do you really have?

This week, our hosts Jeremy Chapman and Yoni Kirsh tackle frequently asked questions such as: “Do I get more control if I use the traditional Office installation with Office Professional Plus 2013 or Office 365 ProPlus?” and “How do you control Office 365 ProPlus automatic updates?” Watch as they walk through how to redirect auto-updates and catch up with the people behind the new Office such as Skji Conklin, who discusses the…

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Nonprofit moves to Office 365 and SharePoint Online to improve income generation

The British Ballet Organization (BBO) trains students and teachers in the globally respected BBO syllabi. As a nonprofit organization, we organize courses and events locally, nationally, and internationally to enrich lives through the medium of dance. Working on these events was a challenge because we had limited collaboration tools. We had a shared file server running on an old PC in the office, and I worried about losing teacher, student,…

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Get organized fast: Saved by Project Pro for Office 365

Imagine that it’s 2:00pm on Friday afternoon and you’re leaving a planning meeting for the big springtime marketing blitz upon which your company, Coho Winery, is resting its hopes of international expansion. Just moments ago, the team was haphazardly scrolling through a long task list spreadsheet when your boss slammed her fist on the table and declared that you would have a first-class project management solution in place by Monday morning.…

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Felicity Huffman goes to the cloud with Office 365

Desperate House Wives star and founder of Whattheflicka.com, Felicity Huffman, is a busy mother who constantly juggles family and personal responsibilities. As a longtime user of Office, Felicity has depended on all of her favorite applications to get things done and stay organized. However, until she was introduced to Office 365 Home Premium she didn’t realize how much more valuable the new Office–reinvented as a cloud service– could be for…

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Enhancing customer relations and the sales process with Office 365

For the last couple of years, Amsterdam Housing has faced a competitive real estate market in the Netherlands. In our goal to provide “one-stop real estate services,” we struggled with inadequate IT tools. Our team needs to work together to build customer relationships with professionals and their families, long before they arrive here. And once they arrive, effective teamwork and responsive customer service boosts our reputation. Yet, we had one…

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Buckle up and watch the new Office Garage Series

What do skydiving, aerobatics, Ferraris or wakeboarding have to do with the new Office? What are the most XStream installs of the new Office that you can imagine on air, land and water? Check out the new Office Garage Series to find out.  With its fun, dynamic and straightforward delivery, along with multiple stunts and unique demos, the show already has an avid following since it launched on February 27.…

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Healthcare organizations prescribe a move to Office 365

Last week Microsoft made a big splash at the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society’s (HIMSS) annual conference, showcasing its comprehensive plan to help healthcare providers of all sizes meet increasing productivity and security demands; improve mobility, collaboration and communication; control ever-escalating costs; and focus on patient-centered care.   Microsoft also announced a number of healthcare organizations last week including FHI 360, Gwinnett Hospital System Inc. Kindred Healthcare, Inc and Mihills…

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Air rescue and transport service uses Office 365 to help save lives

About 20 percent of what we do each year involves alpine rescue missions. In fact, Air Zermatt holds the record for the highest-elevation air rescue in history-23,000 feet. Obviously, to perform these daring missions, our pilots and crews need to have amazing skill and years of training. But they also need to have accurate navigation and flight plan information at their fingertips. That’s where Office 365 comes in. We used…

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The new Lync Online: Almost like being in the same room

At Microsoft’s first-ever Lync Conference last month, Tony Bates, president of the Skype Division of Microsoft, said Microsoft’s goal is to rehumanize communications, from the living room to the boardroom. Our communications need to put people first, he said. They need to let people communicate how and when they want. And they need to be simple, convenient and natural. Introducing the new Lync Online The new Lync Online takes a…