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Office 2013 modern authentication public preview announced

Today we are pleased to announce that Office 2013 client modern authentication features have moved from private preview to public preview. This means the program is easier to join and production support is included for participants. Modern authentication brings Active Directory Authentication Library (ADAL)-based sign in to Office 2013 Windows clients.

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Office 365 ProPlus—IT Control and Management update

A key benefit of Office 365 ProPlus is the reduced burden around upgrades associated with traditional software deployment. The result is that Office upgrades are fast and it’s always up to date, just like you expect from a cloud service. Today, we’ll discuss the IT Control and Management capabilities specifically around deployment and upgrade management for enterprise environments.

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Announcing the Office 2016 IT Pro and Developer Preview

I’m pleased to announce the IT Pro and Developer Preview of Office 2016 for the Windows desktop. We’ve been in private preview with Office 2016 for several months. Now we’re ready to expand the program to our commercial Office 365 customers, an important milestone that gives IT pros and developers an opportunity to start testing the upcoming release.

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Understanding network connectivity to optimize your performance with Office 365

The move to the cloud often means a greater dependency on connectivity to the Internet. While Office 365 is architected to provide optimized experiences around the globe, there are tools IT administrators can use to help ensure the best performance. We demonstrate these tools and more on today’s show.

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3 ways cloud services can help employees improve customer service

Employees are increasingly mobile and don’t necessarily want to be tethered to desk or kiosk computer. The data they rely on needs to be at their fingertips, literally. Providing employees with a single source of information that is accessible virtually anywhere helps them make better, faster decisions.

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Operation Smile Blog Post

3 ways a company can help their employees do more good

In today’s economy of big business, it can be easy to forget that companies are human-made. Customers need experiences and relationships, not just products. Employees need to feel good about where they spend their time. Your business isn’t a faceless entity intent only on making a profit. You know this; but do your employees and customers? How can you do more to get everyone in touch with the human-side of…

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Extended email retention for deleted items in Office 365

We’ve all been there, you search for an email or calendar invite in Outlook only to find that it isn’t there anymore. Until now deleted items were moved into the Deleted Items folder, then they would disappear after being in that folder for 30 days. With this update, the length of time items remain in the Deleted Items folder is extended to indefinitely or according to the duration set by…