What’s new in SharePoint Online–top 10

SharePoint Online (SPO) has a gaggle of new innovation and welcome improvements. The premier sharing service is updated with a new, fluid user interface, active personal file sharing, higher storage limits for both personal and team sites, a high-end cloud app development model, and more robust tooling for admins to more easily and effectively control their SPO environment. Everyone benefits from the new SharePoint Online! Users benefit with new ways…


Garage Series Live! Tune in Wednesday, April 3 at 9am PT

Please join us Wednesday, April 3 at 9am PT/12pm ET for a special episode of the new Office Garage Series with live discussion and Q&A as we are joined by well-known technology analyst, author and blogger, Paul Thurrott (, early adopter customers, and expert Microsoft Office engineers. Read on to mark your calendar and tune in.

Office 15-Minute Webinars
Office 15-Minute Webinars

Webinar: Working with Office on Windows 8

If you are working with Windows 8–or your business will be using Windows 8 soon–check out this week’s webinar. We will go over shortcuts and quick navigation for keyboard and mouse. See the trailer or click “read more” to watch the full webinar. What you will learn at Tuesday’s webinar Using a mouse and keyboard with Windows 8 Keyboard shortcuts…


Project Online and Excel Web App: Cloud data improves reporting

Along with the general availability of Project Online in Office 365, new scenarios have been enabled for Project Online reporting. We introduced the Project Online OData feed to help you access your data using Excel 2013, and now you can refresh Excel workbooks in Excel Web App that consume Project Online OData feeds. Learn how to grant the BI Azure Service access to your SharePoint Online tenant.


Business Process Modeling with Visio at the Gartner BPM Summit

The new Microsoft Visio, powered by interoperability with Microsoft SharePoint and Office 365, provides a strong social, mobile and cloud-based infrastructure for Business Process Modeling (BPM). In addition to the newer workflows and collaboration features, it also offers several new diagram templates that support the latest industry standards, such as BPMN 2.0 and UML 2.4. Look for us at the Gartner BPM Summit April 2-4, 2013 as we take our very…


Project for IT pros

We love Project IT Pros. Always in the trenches and getting their hands dirty with the latest technologies and improvements, IT Pros are the engine that keeps many project management offices running. With the release of the new Project, now there are new and improved ways for IT Pros to keep bolting infrastructure into place and tweaking performance levers to deliver high-quality capabilities to their organizations. To help, we rounded…

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Office 365: Governments’ secret weapon for reducing costs

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency expects to save $12 million over four years. The City of Chicago anticipates saving $1.3 million over the same length of time. And the State of Minnesota expects to save more than $800,000. Governments of all sizes are finding ways to reduce IT costs while improving efficiency. What’s their secret weapon?

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Fueling creativity with Office 365

Copyright Alliance, an advocacy organization that advises artists of all kinds, wanted to better support staff who travel frequently. Copyright Alliance worked with Microsoft Partner New Signature to replace its on-site file server and email system with Microsoft Office 365, which provides a complete set of cloud-based communication and collaboration tools. By adopting Office 365, staff at Copyright Alliance enjoy more flexibility and can respond faster to requests from the…