Office 15-Minute Webinars

Webinar: Ways to share with OneNote

Meeting notes, vacation plans, grocery lists, great quotes, notes to self–let me count the ways to use OneNote. Consolidate all of your crucial information chunks and snippets in one place, then link with SkyDrive to share this virtual notebook with yourself (roaming), with other people (collaboration), and with other devices (OneNote ecosystem). See the trailer below, or click “read more” to view the full webinar. What you will learn at…


Yammer on Tour: Catch the working world at its turning point

We’re bringing Yammer to a city near you with Yammer on Tour–a free event series that brings together customers, partners and thought leaders for a unique opportunity to hear our vision for enterprise social, network with like-minded peers, and learn directly from customers how to usher in success in today’s rapidly changing business environment. 


Using conditional formatting to highlight dates in Excel

Date functions in Excel make it is possible to perform date calculations, like addition or subtraction, resulting in automated or semi-automated worksheets. When you mix date functions with conditional formatting, you can create spreadsheets that display date alerts automatically when a deadline is near or differentiate between types of days, like weekends and weekdays. In this tutorial, Excel MVP Frédéric Le Guen shows how to put this functionality to work,…


Get started with Business Intelligence in the new Office

Reliable business intelligence and insight are key to a thriving business. Excel, SharePoint and Office 365 make business intelligence (BI) in the new Office more accessible to everyone across an organization as part of their everyday work. New and enhanced features in familiar tools such as Excel empower everyone in a business to easily explore, model, analyze, and visualize data. With SharePoint, users of all levels can collaboratively develop and…

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Securing company data and avoiding risk with Office 365 (Video)

Steve Moore Chevrolet employees worked in a multidepartment dealership with outdated technology that caused the loss of important files and undermined their efforts to serve customers. The staff wanted mobile access to business information and to easily share and collaborate on documents while complying with Chevrolet auditing policies. Microsoft Partner Network member PTG demonstrated how Microsoft Office 365 can meet these needs. Today, Steve Moore staffers have the tools they…


Global construction manufacturer bolsters bottom line with Project Online

With research and development centers in over 20 countries on 6 continents, construction industry solution innovator Hilti Corporation needs to stay agile with project coordination. They chose Project Online because it delivers all the benefits of process centralization and enhanced control without the risks involved in being locked in to large home-grown IT infrastructures. With Office 365, Project Online offers the security, global availability, disaster recovery, and the ability to handle heavy…


The Open & Connected Workplace: An Introduction

[embed width="500"][/embed] Yammer’s mission is to transform the way we work , by helping companies be more open and employees more connected. It’s a pretty big mission, but we think it’s an important one. We believe that an open workplace is a better workplace–where more conversations happen in the open, sharing information between teams is the norm, and…


Take control of your schedule with a modern calendar experience for

Today, we’re releasing a new, modern calendar experience for The calendar has been entirely redesigned with a modern, intuitive interface that puts you in control of your schedule. Our calendar service is faster than ever, helps you focus on the events and appointments and tasks you’ve added, and lets you take your calendar with you on any device. The new calendar is rolling out now and will…


The new Office lets me work from home–and everywhere else

As blogger-in-chief of for the past 10 years, Jen Singer has used technology to work around her kids’ (and occasionally, her cat’s) schedules. She’s done pre-show interviews with TV producers from the supermarket cereal aisle and edited books on her laptop while waiting for track practice to end. Now with SkyDrive, Microsoft’s cloud-based storage system, her Office can truly be wherever she is. She started writing this blog post…