Accessibility in Office 365—enabling greater digital inclusion
In honor of the 2016 International Day of Persons with Disabilities, all Office 365 users are invited to lay the foundation for a more inclusive digital environment by discovering and using accessibility capabilities built into Office 365. —Read on to learn about new capabilities such as accessible templates, image description controls, link display name controls and accessibility checkers.
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.
A lightning tour of the new Microsoft Tech Community
On today’s Microsoft Mechanics, community manager Anna Chu gives a lightning tour of the Microsoft Tech Community, the single place where experts in the community can share, collaborate and learn about products and services across Microsoft.
Visio updates—advanced design collaboration, data-linked diagrams and cross-platform coverage
Announcing the pre-release of Visio Online and Visio on iPad to enable cross-platform consumption of Visio diagrams as well as updates to Visio Pro for Office 365, from one-step data linking to diagrams, to advanced design and collaboration with the enhanced AutoCAD support.
Yammer updates—from new user experiences to new IT controls
Today, Microsoft Mechanics takes a deep and hands-on look at updates to Yammer for enterprise social—from enhanced security and compliance to greater team productivity. Angus Florance, from the Yammer team, demonstrates new integrated experiences, including Office 365 Video and Delve. And for admins, we’ll show you new controls for analytics, merging networks and managing users.
Get started in the cloud with the new IT Pro Cloud Essentials
As the IT profession continues its transition to leveraging more and more cloud services and technologies, we’re introducing the new IT Pro Cloud Essentials program to give you a better experience on the journey with access to professional training, extended trials, Azure credit and priority support.
What’s new in Office add-ins + IT admin and deployment updates
Heading into the last day of Build 2016, we take a look at what the updates to the Office extensibility model and Office add-ins mean for IT admins. Jeremy Thake highlights new capabilities announced at Build for both developers and users while demonstrating new deployment options to get add-ins to users directly from the Office 365 admin portal.