Office 365

Making Wishes Come True: South Carolina Chapter of the Make-A-Wish Foundation Moves to Office 365

Recently, we had a chance to talk with Heather Pierce, outgoing Director of Marketing and Communications of the South Carolina chapter of the Make-A-Wish Foundation and her successor, Megan Harding. We asked them about the organization’s move to Microsoft Office 365 and here’s what they had to say: Office 365: What was the biggest communication difficulty that your organization faced before making the move to Office 365? Heather: Having separate…

Office 365

Click-to-Run and Office on Demand

If you’ve downloaded the new Office Customer Preview, then you probably noticed that your installation experience is quite a bit different than in any previous version of Office. These changes aren’t just cosmetic, they’re part of our strategy to bring the rich Office applications that you know and love into the future as an integrated part of our Software + Services offering. In this post I want to talk about…

Visio

Collaborating in Visio

Our customers say they spend a lot of time coordinating and communicating with coworkers to get their daily work done. Whether you’re working on a simple illustration or a flowchart documenting an extremely complex process, it’s not uncommon to have to go through multiple revisions, get feedback and work with others to get the details right. That’s why we picked collaboration as an area of focus for the new Visio.…

Yammer

Win Tickets to @swarmconf

We are very excited to be sponsoring Swarm Conference this year! For those who don’t know, Swarm Conference, held in Melbourne, Australia, September 13th and 14th, is all about connecting and educating community managers. The conference provides fantastic opportunities to exchange best practices, hear keynotes from internationally recognized community managers, and network for collaborative opportunities. We’ve long…

PowerPoint

PowerPoint 2013: Presentation is Everything

You wouldn’t wear your workout clothes to a job interview, unless of course you were applying as a personal trainer or professional athlete. When you make PowerPoint slides, you are probably trying to sell a product, make a point, or pass a class. It’s not so different from a job interview – you want to look your best. Well guess what? We want to help you look your best. When…

Word

Lights.. Camera.. Action! Adding videos to your Word documents

Videos are a great way to engage a reader, tell a story, invoke emotion, and communicate effectively. They are found all over the web (news articles, blogs, websites, etc.) and are a great way to enhance documents you send digitally. In the new Word, we added the ability to insert web video directly into your documents, allowing you to create rich, interactive output that pairs your words with video whenever…