October 2016 updates for Get & Transform in Excel 2016 and the Power Query add-in

Excel 2016 includes a powerful new set of data import and shaping capabilities available under the Get & Transform section on the Data ribbon. Today, we are pleased to announce three new data transformation and connectivity features that have been requested by our customers. —Read on for details.


Accelerate your eDiscovery analysis workflow with one click

Office 365 has a rich set of in-place eDiscovery capabilities that help organizations investigate and meet the wide variety of information requests directly from the Security & Compliance Center. We recently released two new features for Office 365 Advanced eDiscovery, Express Analysis and Export with analytics to Excel, that make it even easier for organizations to find, analyze and review relevant information related to investigations, legal matters and regulatory requests.

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Office 365 October news—exciting new value coming to Windows 10

Today, Microsoft announced the Windows 10 Creators Update coming in early 2017, as well as stunning new devices: Surface Studio, Surface Dial and Surface Book with Performance Base. We were excited to showcase innovations to the Office apps which are coming first to Windows and brought to life on Surface. —Read on to learn more.


Writing a book with Office—how Maxie McCoy does it

We recently caught up with inspirational writer, speaker and millennial expert Maxie McCoy—a self-professed Office enthusiast (“I live in Office. Always. Period.” )—to get her take on Researcher and Editor, two new cloud-powered services designed to help you do your best writing in Word. Both features are exclusive to Office 365.


Yammer bolsters security and compliance with new auditing and reporting capabilities

Having visibility and control over your data within the cloud services you use is a critical part of organizational compliance and security. Today, we are announcing new auditing and reporting capabilities for Yammer via the Office 365 Management Activity API and the Office 365 Security & Compliance Center.

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Announcing the preview of the Office 365 adoption content pack in Power BI

Get richer insights about how your users adopt and use Office 365. The new Office 365 adoption content pack in Power BI enables you to visualize and analyze Office 365 usage data, pivot by attributes such as location and department, create custom reports and share the insights within your organization. —Read on to learn how you can sign up for the limited preview.