“The beauty of our move to the cloud from a competitive perspective is that we’ve outsourced a considerable amount of development to Microsoft. We focus on staffing, and Microsoft provides us with great productivity software to support our efforts. And the pace of innovation pouring out of Microsoft through Office 365 is quite impressive.” —Read the blog from Kelly’s manager of global messaging and collaboration services.
This month, we are releasing a new set of cloud-powered intelligent services in Office apps designed to save you time and produce better results. These features help you improve your writing in Word, deliver dynamic presentations in PowerPoint and prioritize the emails that matter most to you in Outlook.
The Microsoft mission is to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more, and we on the Sway team take this mission to heart. As a result, we’ve been working on several features to help users with vision, mobility and cognitive impairments to use Sway in their personal and work lives. All of the following enhancements are now available on the Sway web and Windows apps.
Today, Microsoft announced the preview of Microsoft Stream, a new business video service that makes it easier to access and discover video content inside your organization. Microsoft Stream builds upon the learnings and success of Office 365 Video and over time the two experiences will converge, making Stream the de facto video experience in Office 365.
“At Discovery Communications, our teams produce content for some of the most recognizable and beloved brands. A few years ago, Discovery moved from on-premises systems to Microsoft Office 365, placing the power in employees’ hands to give them control of their own environment.” —Read more from Dave Duvall, senior vice president, infrastructure and support services, at Discovery Communications.
“We extended our use of Skype for Business, adding advanced capabilities such as PSTN Conferencing. This was a change in direction. Our main business driver for moving to Skype for Business PSTN Conferencing was to reduce telephony costs, and we’ve certainly met that goal.” —Read Dan Berlin’s, director of architecture at Kennametal, full Leadership blog.