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The new Visio is here—work visually

Visio is the industry-leading diagramming solution used by over 12 million users and we’re thrilled to share our latest innovations. The new Visio makes it easier to define business processes, document best practices, visualize the future state of transformative initiatives, and stay on top of operational insights. Using Office 365, you can share Visio diagrams with everyone and communicate one version of the truth to drive organization-wide alignment.

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King Saud University gains speed and reduces redundancy with upgrade to Exchange Server 2016

Exchange Server 2016 offers many improvements that help you work more effectively, such as search, sending attachments with Exchange and the Outlook client, or sending a link instead of an attachment. —Read why King Saud University recently upgraded to Exchange Server 2016.

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Pandora opens up pathways to teamwork and productivity using the new Office

“I’m convinced that we wouldn’t be as successful operating as a unified global company if our distributed teams couldn’t collaborate using capabilities like Office Groups and Skype for Business Online.” —Read more about Pandora’s use of Office 2016 from Phillip R. Kennedy, director of Information Technology at Pandora.

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The new Office is here

Today is the worldwide release of Office 2016 for Windows. This marks a milestone in delivering new value for Office 365 subscribers with a focus on collaboration, apps that work for you, a perfect pairing with Windows 10, and security features businesses will love. It also marks a new model for delivery, where subscribers can expect to get more frequent updates with new features and improvements.

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Enabling seamless communication experiences for the web with Skype, Skype for Business and Microsoft Edge

Today we’re excited to share an important step in our efforts to bring seamless real-time communication experiences on the web to everyone—the Object Real-Time Communications Community (ORTC) API preview for Microsoft Edge browser is now available in the latest Windows Insider Preview release!

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Announcing the Office 365 Service Trust Portal

The regulatory compliance and business risk landscape is continuously evolving. At Microsoft, we appreciate our customers’ need to understand the Office 365 architecture and compliance with regulations to help them evaluate moving to Office 365. We also know you need to understand how we keep your data secure on the service on an ongoing basis. To help with your assessment needs, we are announcing Office 365 Service Trust Portal (STP).

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Snip makes you even more productive using Microsoft Office

The engineers behind Snip had been using the Windows Snipping Tool daily to communicate ideas. One day they stopped to ask, “What if snipping was an experience that looked and felt like Windows 10? What if you could narrate snips with your voice and digital ink? What if the way you snip made you even more productive with Office?” Then they went off and built a new tool called Snip.

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What’s new in PowerPoint 2016 for Mac?

PowerPoint 2016 for Mac is now available and we want to show you how it can help you better present your ideas. While PowerPoint 2016 for Mac includes hundreds of improvements and changes, today we are going to look at some of the features that improve the look of your presentations and discuss new presentation and collaboration features.


Learning and sharing information with our PowerPoint customers

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella often talks about the importance of product teams being customer obsessed, and the PowerPoint team loves this strategy. We’ve been talking to people from all over the world, learning about who our customers are and how they use PowerPoint. We also believe that being truly customer obsessed means going beyond just learning about our customers. We want to make this a two-way street, where we share…

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Office Mobile apps for Windows 10 are here!

It’s a big day for Microsoft and we are excited to be part of it! Today, we’re pleased to announce the availability of the Office Mobile apps on Windows 10—bringing us one step closer to our vision of reinventing productivity. Customers can immediately download and install the apps from the new Windows Store in 190 countries.

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Your top 10 questions about Office 2016 for Mac answered

The response to last week’s release of Office 2016 for Mac has been amazing—thank you to all our customers! The post was one of the most read and shared Office Blog posts this year, receiving hundreds of great comments and questions. We thought it would be helpful to share answers to the top ones with you.