Office 15-Minute Webinars
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Webinar: A guide to Office Online

We’ll show you how to get started with the free online versions of Word, Excel, PowerPoint and OneNote that anyone can use. All you need is an internet connection and a browser. Plus how to store and share docs with OneDrive, that comes with 15 GB of storage. Need a sneak peek? Here’s a 30-second trailer good for sharing in social media. What you will learn at the webinar: How to…

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Format Background in PowerPoint Online

Over the summer, a crew of interns joined the PowerPoint team and our goal for them was to experience the excitement of designing and implementing features for PowerPoint Online. We tasked our interns with delivering a feature that you, our customers, have been asking for—the ability to format slide backgrounds in PowerPoint Online, which is known as Format Background in PowerPoint desktop.

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Student Advantage Program

Students and teachers: You may be eligible to get Office for free!

It was just about a year ago we announced Student Advantage, a benefit that allows eligible students to get Office 365 from their school for free. One drawback to Student Advantage—the onus has been on the school to initiate the service, create an account and order the Office 365 license on behalf of the student. Today we’re making it easier on the school IT department with a new self-serve model…

Customer stories
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Uninterrupted communication with Office 365 helps keep information flowing at the Center for American Progress

“We could never protect our email environment in the same way that Microsoft can. The fact is, we’re an organization of 400 people — with the same level of security of a Fortune 500 company!” — Read more from George Estrada, VP for Technology at the Center for American Progress

Why Microsoft

Collaborating on an Office document in the web? Office Online is your obvious choice

I agree with Benjamin Park, a senior at the University of Michigan. Have you ever planned a family reunion, organized a charity event with a group of volunteers, or worked with other parents to develop a proposal for improved traffic safety in your neighborhood? When you have a project that calls for collaboration, you want an experience that will make your job easier, not more difficult. You want to finish…

Why Microsoft

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…

Mechanics

The Garage Series for Office 365: Extending Exchange, Outlook and OWA across platforms and devices with the new app model

Can the new mail apps save you time to automatically generate personalized and data-driven email?  This week Jeremy is joined by Jason Henderson from the Exchange engineering team to answer this question and more. They explain not only how mail apps work, but also show how to build and preview them using Visual Studio and how apps can insert data directly from a web service into the body of an email. Jason also describes how OAuth…

Office 15-Minute Webinars
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Webinar: Starting from scratch with Office Online

Dave has an iPad, Doug has a PC. Let’s see how fast they can start working on a document with Office Online and share photos with OneDrive using a Gmail account. Need a sneak peek? Here’s a 30-second trailer you can use in social media. What you will learn at Tuesday’s webinar How to get started with Office Online Using the free online versions of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and OneNote What is OneDrive and…

Customer stories
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Accor—Building business agility one employee at a time with Office 365

“OneDrive for Business, Lync Online, and SharePoint Online encourage employees to be more efficient in their daily work. They can access the documents they are working on anytime and anywhere from smartphones, tablets, and when they are out of the office traveling. This is our vision for the future.” — Read the guest authored blog from global hotel leader, Accor.

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Heinz—Global food leader savors new ideas and cuts costs with Office 365

“When we consider the cost reductions in conferencing, telephony, data storage, and staffing, we estimate that adopting Office 365 will reduce our IT costs by 20 percent annually.” — Leandro Balbinot, Chief Information Officer, H.J. Heinz Company . Read the guest post from Heinz CIO, Leandro Balbinot profiling the global food giants move to Office 365.