Welcome to our first new Office update post in which we share the features we are delivering to our Office customers across Windows, Mac, iOS, Android and Office Online. This month we expanded Skype integration in Office Online, introduced an Office Online extension for Chrome and delivered improvements in Office on Android and Office 2016 for Mac.
Today is the worldwide release of Office 2016 for Windows. This marks a milestone in delivering new value for Office 365 subscribers with a focus on collaboration, apps that work for you, a perfect pairing with Windows 10, and security features businesses will love. It also marks a new model for delivery, where subscribers can expect to get more frequent updates with new features and improvements.
Office 365, the world’s most popular productivity solution, has been integrated with popular educational open source software such as Moodle and Open edX. Office’s open REST APIs make it possible for teachers and students to take advantage of Office’s rich authoring capabilities to create content, submit assignments, provide feedback, and manage class schedules, all within a single sign-on (SSO) experience enabled by Azure Active Directory.
Since its inception, just over a year ago, the OneNote partner ecosystem has grown to include a wide variety of complimentary partner experiences that extend the power of OneNote to a range of apps, devices, and services, such as hardware and software scanners to mail apps, web clippers, news readers and tools to bridge the physical world of paper notebooks and whiteboards into OneNote’s digital universe.
Enterprise technology is evolving at lightning-fast speed, sparking trends like big data, cloud computing, unified communications, mobility, and social. But how do businesses effectively capitalize on these trends to drive collaboration, productivity, and better value for their customers? Register now to find out on the next Modern Workplace on May 5th, where we’ll come to you live from Ignite, Microsoft’s premier technology conference in Chicago.