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Here's why you should use Office on iPad

Here’s why you should use Office for iPad

Aaron Wilson is a senior program manager on the Office for iPad team. Hi all – I want to let you know that our whole team is excited to see how much people enjoy using the Office for iPad apps. Our goal was to create an experience that allows people to get things done in an intuitively familiar way on the iPad. We spent a lot of time polishing experiences…

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For collaborating on projects,
Office Online is the best

College student Benjamin Park shares his experience with Office Online. I’m entering my senior year at the University of Michigan, majoring in Sociology with a minor in Complex Systems. This year, my courses required a lot of team projects, but it was my decision to get involved with the Up to Us campaign that really drove home the need to find the tools I could use to communicate and collaborate…

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Tastea: drinking in the success with Office 365

Tastea—an innovative beverage retailer in Orange County, California, primes for growth by replacing Google Docs and Dropbox with Microsoft Office 365, establishing a flexible set of tools that helps increase both productivity and professionalism. We recently spoke with Ted Vu, co-founder of Tastea, to get the details.

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Microsoft drives the Universal Communications revolution

Universal Communications tools are essential for any enterprise and in even the largest organizations their effectiveness is often measured by how well they meet the needs of individual users as much as by how they serve the business overall. The arrival of Universal Communications signals the beginning of the convergence of VoIP telephony (which provides the ability to route telephone calls through the Internet), email, instant messaging, mobile communications, and…

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Sky Zone makes giant leap in productivity and savings with
Office 365

Sky Zone Indoor Trampoline Park, a recreational entertainment company with locations across the United States, chose Office 365 over Google Apps to support its rapid growth. The move gave corporate employees and franchise owners unified tools that act as a competitive differentiator when it comes to professionalism, productivity, and customer service. We recently spoke with Tom Boyle, Global IT Director, Sky Zone Indoor Trampoline Park to get the details.

Advanced rules

Outlook.com introduces the most sophisticated rules in webmail

The average person has 184 emails in their inbox, and receives 28 emails each day*. This can be a lot to handle, so helping you get to the email you care about is one of our top priorities. Starting today, we are releasing Advanced Rules and three other features, all to help you keep your inbox in top shape and make it even easier to see the email that matters…

Customer stories

March of Dimes saves $600,000 with move to Office 365*

The March of Dimes selected cloud-based Microsoft Office 365 for its ease of use and interoperability with existing systems. Now it estimates cost savings of US$600,000 over the next five years. We recently spoke to Alan Brogdon, Chief Technology Officer at the March of Dimes to learn why. Q: Please tell us about The March of Dimes. Brogdon: For 75 years, the March of Dimes has worked to find remedies…

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Outlook Web App provides more efficient calendar delegation and management than Gmail

Microsoft’s focus on business productivity in the cloud is unrivaled, and this is also true for the calendaring experience in Office 365. To show how Office 365 can increase productivity for everyone, including top-level executives, I collected feedback from executive admins at companies that had considered Google Apps for business, but chose Office 365 for their cloud-based productivity solution. These executive admins feel quite adept at using calendar delegation in…

Customer stories

Taking construction to new heights with Office 365

Today’s post was written by Patrick Wirtz, Innovation Manager at The Walsh Group. The chief innovator at a large-scale construction company untethered himself from his desk and now keeps the lines of communication open, regardless of his location. Read about how he uses Office 365 and Office 365 ProPlus to share ideas through easy access to information and resolve issues from anywhere. I didn’t set out to get involved in…