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Caltex chooses Office 365 to energize employee communication and drive mobility

Caltex Australia needed better communication and collaboration tools to promote productivity and mobility for its dispersed workforce, but it didn’t want to upgrade its on-premises solutions. The company decided to implement Microsoft cloud-based business productivity services. We recently spoke to Steve Fox, Chief Information Officer at Caltex, to learn how the company is benefiting.

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Zyvex and Office 365 take productivity to a whole new level

Today’s post was written by Lance Criscuolo, President, Zyvex Technologies. At 50 employees, Zyvex is what some people consider a small company, but our business in advanced materials has connected us with some of the largest corporations in the world. As a leader in molecular nanotechnology, we source and develop some of the strongest materials known to man, incorporating them into lightweight structures – to produce things like a stronger…


Options to Create Forms in SharePoint 2013

Forms are an intricate part of many organizations as they feed information into business processes that allow the organization to manage day-to-day processes.  Forms are used for internal processes such as hardware and software acquisition as well as externally for collecting information on a new potential customer. For almost a decade, we’ve delivered a best-in-class forms experience as part of Microsoft Office.  As with much in the technology world, customer…


Which keyboard shortcuts should we add next to Web Excel?

CTRL+PgUp, CTRL+F, SHIFT+TAB: keyboard shortcuts can help you streamline work in Excel and look like a magician in a spreadsheet.   We’re currently planning the next round of keyboard shortcuts to add to Web Excel and would love to hear your input. Let us know about your favorite shortcuts in desktop Excel by filling out this survey.

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Office 365 provides Advocate Health Care with a platform for innovation

Today’s post was written by Rance Clouser, Vice President, IS Support Services and Communication At Advocate Health Care, thinking holistically is core to our mission of meeting the health needs of individuals, families and communities. Our approach to IT is similar. As the healthcare industry evolves and we work to remain competitive, having state-of-the-art technology for our staff of more than 30,000 is key. We wanted a solution that gave…

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Webinar: Learn about Office 365 Small Business Premium

Last week, we introduced the new Office for businesses. In this webinar, we’ll dive into Office 365 Small Business Premium and show you how 1-10 employees can get best-in-class tools and services. We’ll also look at new features and a comparison chart for businesses of all sizes. Watch the 30-second trailer or click “read more” below to watch the full webinar. What you will learn at Tuesday’s webinar: What is…


Project available as 3 flexible cloud services through Office 365

We’re proud to announce the availability of Microsoft Project as a flexible cloud service, delivered by Office 365. For the first time, customers can sign up for flexible plans, get started quickly and use the full capabilities of project and portfolio management without adding IT complexity. Read on to learn about the 3 Project cloud services: Project Online, Project Pro for Office 365, and Project Online with Project Pro for Office…


Data Explorer brings Big Data connectivity to Excel 2013

On February 27, we announced an early look at a future addition to our self-service line-up with Microsoft Data Explorer Preview for Excel. Data Explorer enhances the self-service BI experience in Excel by simplifying data discovery and access to a broad range of public and enterprise data sources, enabling richer insights from data that has traditionally been difficult for users to get to. With Data Explorer, users can now quickly…


Yammer Now on Microsoft Enterprise Agreements, with Updated Privacy Statement

Starting March 1, 2013, we are welcoming Microsoft Enterprise Agreement (“EA”) customers to Yammer! Microsoft is making Yammer Enterprise available to EA customers with Office 365 E plans (E1-E4). EA customers will also have the option of purchasing Yammer Enterprise as a standalone product or in combination with SharePoint Online. This move creates more value…


Meet Roland Hulme, March Customer of the Month!

Please meet Roland Hulme, our March Customer of the Month! The Customer of the Month series profiles the movers and shakers in enterprise social, as they champion and move their Yammer networks forward. Self proclaimed Digital Don Draper with a Hemingway Complex,┬áRoland is the social media manager at Tyco, where he is in charge of…