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Felicity Huffman goes to the cloud with Office 365

Desperate House Wives star and founder of Whattheflicka.com, Felicity Huffman, is a busy mother who constantly juggles family and personal responsibilities. As a longtime user of Office, Felicity has depended on all of her favorite applications to get things done and stay organized. However, until she was introduced to Office 365 Home Premium she didn’t realize how much more valuable the new Office–reinvented as a cloud service– could be for…

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Enhancing customer relations and the sales process with Office 365

For the last couple of years, Amsterdam Housing has faced a competitive real estate market in the Netherlands. In our goal to provide “one-stop real estate services,” we struggled with inadequate IT tools. Our team needs to work together to build customer relationships with professionals and their families, long before they arrive here. And once they arrive, effective teamwork and responsive customer service boosts our reputation. Yet, we had one…

Outlook

Get virtually unlimited attachments and get up-to-date with Outlook.com

Outlook.com left preview just a few weeks ago as the world’s fastest growing email service. Millions of customers continue to join Outlook.com daily. We have been humbled by some fantastic reviews and today, we wanted to share more about two features that are customer favorites: the ability to share just about anything in a single message using SkyDrive and the ability to keep your address book automatically updated with info…

Video shows

Buckle up and watch the new Office Garage Series

What do skydiving, aerobatics, Ferraris or wakeboarding have to do with the new Office? What are the most XStream installs of the new Office that you can imagine on air, land and water? Check out the new Office Garage Series to find out.  With its fun, dynamic and straightforward delivery, along with multiple stunts and unique demos, the show already has an avid following since it launched on February 27.…

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Healthcare organizations prescribe a move to Office 365

Last week Microsoft made a big splash at the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society’s (HIMSS) annual conference, showcasing its comprehensive plan to help healthcare providers of all sizes meet increasing productivity and security demands; improve mobility, collaboration and communication; control ever-escalating costs; and focus on patient-centered care.   Microsoft also announced a number of healthcare organizations last week including FHI 360, Gwinnett Hospital System Inc. Kindred Healthcare, Inc and Mihills…

SharePoint

Paris airport management uses SharePoint 2013 search tools to enhance knowledge sharing

Aéroports de Paris, which owns and manages the 13 civil airports and airfields in the Île-de-France (Paris) area, wanted to make it easier for employees to search efficiently, share knowledge, and deliver faster service to airport passengers, employees, and partners. The organization had been using Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 to run its enterprise content management system. The system contains two terabytes of data, two million objects, 1,500 sites, and 69…

Excel

Webinar: 5 things you need to know about Freezing Panes in Excel

Need to navigate that huge spreadsheet quickly? Freeze panes can help by allowing you to view your column and row headings continuously while you scroll your document. In this webinar, we’ll demonstrate how to freeze panes in an Excel workbook, plus we’ll give you 5 tips of this feature, just in case you’ve ever been stumped while trying to freeze panes. What you will learn at Tuesday’s webinar How to…

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Air rescue and transport service uses Office 365 to help save lives

About 20 percent of what we do each year involves alpine rescue missions. In fact, Air Zermatt holds the record for the highest-elevation air rescue in history-23,000 feet. Obviously, to perform these daring missions, our pilots and crews need to have amazing skill and years of training. But they also need to have accurate navigation and flight plan information at their fingertips. That’s where Office 365 comes in. We used…

SharePoint

Enhanced Video Experience in SharePoint 2013

A picture is worth a thousand words, but did you know that a video is worth a thousand pictures? Videos are revolutionizing the way teams and organizations communicate with each other and are increasingly being used to facilitate knowledge-sharing and training within organizations. Intranet video portals for the enterprise are gaining popularity because they are effective for sharing information across the entire organization. SharePoint 2013 does a great job supporting…

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The new Lync Online: Almost like being in the same room

At Microsoft’s first-ever Lync Conference last month, Tony Bates, president of the Skype Division of Microsoft, said Microsoft’s goal is to rehumanize communications, from the living room to the boardroom. Our communications need to put people first, he said. They need to let people communicate how and when they want. And they need to be simple, convenient and natural. Introducing the new Lync Online The new Lync Online takes a…

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Out and about: New SharePoint mobile offerings

Work is no longer 9-5, nor confined to a single location. People are out and about more than ever and need to be able to access their documents and data whenever and wherever they are. As we shared at SharePoint Conference in November, we’ve been working hard on new SharePoint mobile apps so you can access your information from a variety of devices. Today, I’m excited to share an update…