Customer stories

Hendrick Motorsports drives collaboration to the finish line with Microsoft Teams

“Most fans watching a race think it’s all about the car and the driver. But behind that combination is a ton of data, and the real question becomes how quickly we can consume and act on information that give us a competitive edge.” —Learn how Matt Cochran and HMS use Microsoft Teams to help them make race-winning decisions!

Excel

March 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 two new data transformation and connectivity features that have been requested by our customers. —Read on for details.

Office 365

New basics training to get the most out of Office

Today, we are rolling out six new training courses covering the basics of using Office. Like any subject—math, chemistry or video games—even when you understand more advanced concepts, you can stumble over the basics. We looked at what customers struggled with, both novice and expert alike, and Office Basics was born. Whether you work with Excel, Word, PowerPoint or another Office app, you can learn a lot in these short videos,…

Office 365

What’s new in Office 365 administration—new Service health dashboard now generally available

The new Service health dashboard provides admins with an increased level of service health insights. We’re excited to announce that it is now available for all customers. Additional February improvements include a Power BI admin role, a weekly Message Center digest and an improved admin learning center. —Read on to learn more.

Visio

Visio Online—anywhere, anytime access to your diagrams

We’re excited to announce Microsoft Visio Online, which enables users to share and view Visio diagrams in high fidelity from almost any device using their favorite browser. In addition, we’re releasing JavaScript APIs to help developers extend Visio Online capabilities for specific user needs. —Read on to learn more.

Office 365

Office 365 news in February—new and improved intelligent services

This month, we released several improvements to our cloud-powered intelligence services. These services use machine learning and advanced algorithms to create magical experiences that save you time and help produce polished, gorgeous content. And they will just get better each month as we deliver continued innovation and further tune our intelligent recommendations as more people use them.

Excel

January 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 six new data transformation and connectivity features that have been requested by our customers. —Read on for details.