Skype for Business
Announcing preview of new Skype for Business services in Office 365 FI

Announcing preview of new Skype for Business services in Office 365

When Microsoft launched Skype for Business earlier this year, we said we’d deliver new Skype for Business voice and meetings capabilities in Office 365 that will enhance the existing Skype for Business experience, and allow us to offer a complete, enterprise-grade communications solution at global scale as part of Office 365. We’re pleased to announce technical previews starting today: Skype Meeting Broadcast, PSTN Conferencing and Cloud PBX with PSTN Calling.

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Announcing archiving for non-Microsoft data in Office 365

Office 365 helps customers stay compliant with a comprehensive archiving solution that covers email, documents in SharePoint and OneDrive for Business, and Skype for Business meetings and conversations. Today we are pleased to announce new partnerships with two popular vendors in the archiving space: Actiance and Globanet.

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Improved communications and tools FI

Improved communications and tools help you stay better informed during service incidents

As an Office 365 admin, you play an important role in delivering the best possible productivity experience for your users and organization. We heard your feedback that receiving actionable communications that are timely, targeted and accurate during service incidents is essential. Based on this feedback, we made a number of improvements and we’d like to share this progress and announce the availability of two new capabilities: push notifications and programmatic…

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Office Mix delivers LTI support and integration with major LMS providers

We’re pleased to announce the availability of Learning Tool Interoperability (LTI) support for Office Mix and the addition of Microsoft to the IMS Global Learning Consortium as a Contributing Member. In this role, Microsoft represents the needs of our users as we participate in future standards development work.

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Office Mix interactive panel tutorials helps you put your best face on

With our new Office Mix first run experience, we bring a sense of welcoming and enlightenment to the basics. The tutorials include “What is Office Mix,” “Screen Recording” and “Publish and Share.” We’ve also included an easy way for you to “Create Your First Mix.” In the coming months, we’ll be adding more tutorials.

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RMS Departmental templates comes to Office 2013 FI

Rights Management Service departmental templates comes to Office 2013

Rights Management Service (RMS) is one of the encryption mechanisms that helps you protect your Intellectual property in Office 365. One of the new RMS capabilities we announced earlier with was departmental templates, a feature that allows organizations to define different policies that will be deployed to different departments (or roles) for their use in documents and emails. We are excited to share that this capability is now natively supported…

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Office Mix amps the slideshow experience with the personality of videos

Although we originally created Office Mix to help educators deliver interactive lessons, we’ve been amazed at what people are doing with it every day. Inspired by you, we tried something new and it turns out that Office Mix is just as good at flipping conferences as it is at flipping classrooms!