Use Webservice functions to automatically update Excel 2013 spreadsheets with online data

Have you ever wanted to incorporate data from online resources into your Excel spreadsheets, such as stock quotes, weather, Bing Search results or even Twitter feeds? With new Webservice functions, now you can pull data from the internet into Excel–and the best part is the information updates automatically in your spreadsheet! Read on to find out how to put this functionality to work for you.

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Garage Series: Shifting from a device-based to a user-based Office with Office 365 ProPlus

In this episode of the Garage Series, hosts Jeremy Chapman and Yoni Kirsh catch up with foremost security expert and Zero Day author Mark Russinovich to examine the best usage scenarios between the two commercial versions of Office–Office Professional Plus 2013 and Office 365 ProPlus–while demonstrating identity, activation and data access with a user-based Office.

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Enriching family services with Office 365 (Video)

Play and Learn, which provides early education and childcare services, wanted to better coordinate activities across its 10 locations. The nonprofit worked with Microsoft Partner BlueEdge Consulting to seize an opportunity to upgrade its productivity and communication tools by moving to Microsoft Office 365. Now, employees can easily share calendars and documents-while the organization benefits from reduced technology costs, simpler IT management, and improved disaster recovery capabilities.

Office 15-Minute Webinars
Office 15-Minute Webinars

Watch Office 15-Minute Webinars anytime

Join us every Tuesday for free webinars about how to use Office programs. You can watch the Office 15-Minute Webinars live; or view them later. They run 9:15 am-9:30 am Pacific time on Tuesdays with a live Q&A session to follow. We’ll add links to previous recordings below as they become available. You can also download a calendar reminder for the series. Click the link to join Tuesdays starting at…


Yammer and SharePoint: Enterprise social roadmap update

At last November’s SharePoint Conference, we announced our roadmap for enterprise social and talked about three phases of Yammer integration: “basic integration, deeper connections, and connected experiences.”  (For more details, see the Putting Social to Work post published just after the SPC keynote.)  Today at Convergence 2013 we provided an update to that roadmap, and I wanted to share the details more broadly. 


Take the Excel Challenge for a chance to win a Kinect for Xbox 360 prize pack

We have some great news for Excel fans around the world! Our friends over at Microsoft Business Intelligence have launched an exciting new challenge on Facebook to test your skills and knowledge of Excel. Join the So You Think You Know Excel Challenge to answer 15 questions about Excel and you could get your name up on the leaderboard. Challenge your friends and colleagues or just play for fun. And you’ll have…


Webinar: Sharing calendars in Outlook

In a world of multiple schedules, datebooks, and timetables, Outlook can help you consolidate all of your digital calendars so you can view your entire week in one place. In this week’s webinar, we’ll go over ways to view and share your calendar with others. Watch the trailer or click “read more” below to view the entire webinar. What you will learn at Tuesday’s webinar Getting two calendars on the…

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Streamlining global communications with Office 365

Since our founding in 2000, Facilium has become the leading e-field solution provider for the upstream offshore industry. We have more than 90 percent of the market, but we are continuously striving to improve and that’s where reliable communication and collaboration technologies come in. Our work is global, project-centric, and time-sensitive. We need secure, anytime, anywhere access to information to serve our customers. But we had no instant messaging (IM)…