OneDrive

Introducing OneDrive Files On-Demand and other features making it easy to access files

With OneDrive Files On-Demand, you can access all your files in the cloud without having to download them and use storage space on your device. You don’t have to change the way you work, because all your files—even online files—can be seen in File Explorer and work just like every other file on your device. Furthermore, you’re covered in both your home and professional life, since it works with your…

Education

Solving 3D print problems with OneNote

OneNote, with its inherent flexibility, allowed my students to visually present their evidence of learning in a nonlinear fashion and to tackle an extremely complex task. 3D printing is a challenging field to explore in the classroom, and I would urge that you not get discouraged by tiny failures; rather, view them as opportunities to model conscientiousness in front of your students.

Office 365

Modern classroom collaboration with
Office 365 for Education

At Microsoft, we believe education unlocks potential and technology can play a decisive role in helping the students of today create the world of tomorrow. Today, we’re announcing new strategic investments in education, including exciting new innovations in Office 365 for Education and a preview of Office in the Microsoft Store for Education.

OneNote

OneNote Class Notebook updates include read-only parent or guardian access and Collaboration Space permissions

Over the last year, our team has been working with and listening to educators to learn how they are using OneNote Class Notebooks. To address the top requests we heard from teachers, administrators and parents/guardians, we’re pleased to announce the release of four new features in OneNote Class Notebook.

Customer stories

Northern Illinois University—giving everyone the best tools for learning with
Office 365

“By consolidating on Skype for Business Online, we are saving US$300,000 a year on licensing. The switch from Google to Office 365 gives our students a yearly benefit of $400,000 in services they didn’t have before.” —Read the full post from Brett Coryell, CIO at NIU.

Excel

April 2017 updates for Get & Transform in Excel 2016 and the Power Query add-in

Excel 2016 includes a powerful set of data import and shaping capabilities available under the Get & Transform section on the Data ribbon. Today, we are pleased to announce five new data transformation and connectivity features that have been requested by our customers. —Read on for details.