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Merging intelligence with productivity—a demo tour of recent Office app updates

On today’s Microsoft Mechanics, we look at the latest in intelligent Office app experiences spanning PowerPoint, Excel, Word, Outlook and the browser. Ben Walters presents how Office can bring in intelligence via the Microsoft Graph, Azure Machine Learning and Delve to save you time.

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New to Office 365 in November—new collaboration capabilities and more

This month, we’re announcing several updates to the Office apps to help you easily and effectively collaborate with others. This includes real-time co-authoring in PowerPoint, the ability to upload attachments to the cloud directly from Outlook and other collaboration capabilities. —Read on to learn more.

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Immersive Reader and Frame Guide come to Office Lens—offering built-in accessibility

Today, we are pleased to announce two new features for Office Lens—the Immersive Reader and the Frame Guide for iOS. Combined, these new updates expand our toolbox of Learning Tools, which we first brought to OneNote and are now bringing to OneNote Online, Word for the desktop and Word Online. —Read on to learn more.

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Introducing Microsoft Teams—the chat-based workspace in Office 365

Today, in New York City, we announced Microsoft Teams—the new chat-based workspace in Office 365. Microsoft Teams is an entirely new experience that brings together people, conversations and content, along with the tools that teams need, so they can easily collaborate to achieve more. It’s naturally integrated with the familiar Office applications and is built from the ground up on the Office 365 global, secure cloud service.

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What’s new in Office 365 administration—October update

Today, we’re starting to roll out additional usage reports that provide you with richer insights about how your organization is adopting and using Office 365. The new reports for active users, email clients, Skype for Business clients and Office 365 Groups are available directly in the admin center.

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Announcing the preview of the Office 365 adoption content pack in Power BI

Get richer insights about how your users adopt and use Office 365. The new Office 365 adoption content pack in Power BI enables you to visualize and analyze Office 365 usage data, pivot by attributes such as location and department, create custom reports and share the insights within your organization. —Read on to learn how you can sign up for the limited preview.