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Writing a book with Office—how Maxie McCoy does it

We recently caught up with inspirational writer, speaker and millennial expert Maxie McCoy—a self-professed Office enthusiast (“I live in Office. Always. Period.” )—to get her take on Researcher and Editor, two new cloud-powered services designed to help you do your best writing in Word. Both features are exclusive to Office 365.


How the Office 365 U.S. Government Cloud meets the regulatory and compliance needs of the Department of Defense

We are continually investing to deliver a complete, compliant and secure Office 365 U.S. Government Cloud. Today, we announced the Office 365 U.S. Government Defense compliance service, which makes Security Requirements Guidelines (SRG) L5 and L4 controls available to U.S. Government defense departments and defense industry organizations holding Controlled Unclassified Information (CUI). —Read on for more details.


Yammer bolsters security and compliance with new auditing and reporting capabilities

Having visibility and control over your data within the cloud services you use is a critical part of organizational compliance and security. Today, we are announcing new auditing and reporting capabilities for Yammer via the Office 365 Management Activity API and the Office 365 Security & Compliance Center.


Customer data—walking the line between helpful innovation and invasion of privacy

More information about you exists in more places today than ever before. Collecting and using customer data is not a bad thing. Organizations need data to deliver products and services customers want. The issue is where to draw the line between using customer data and invading customer privacy. The October 11 episode of Modern Workplace provides guidance on how organizations can manage these tricky policy decisions.