Your top 10 favorite Outlook posts of 2012

Email is all about communicating with people–whether you’re sharing a photo, or scheduling a meeting or phone call. Some of last year’s most popular posts about the new Outlook show you how it’s been designed to put people first. When too many people communicate with you about too many things, your inbox can feel overwhelmed. Most of the popular posts about the current version offer simple ways that Outlook helps…

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jcpenney enlists Office 365 in its mission to reinvent retail

Leading national retailer, jcpenney is deploying Office 365 to more than 177,000 employees. jcpenney has more than 1,000 stores nationwide recently underwent a closely watched reinvention of their business.  The company emerged with a bold statement expressing the desire to reinvent retail and become America’s favorite store. By embracing the cloud with Office 365, jcpenney aims to improve customer service and increase information-sharing between team members across all their retail…


Want more free time?

In anticipation of the new Office becoming available soon, we want to hear from you. How you will you make the most of your free time in 2013? Please take a few minutes to complete our short survey that looks at how people across the globe spend their time. We promise to return the favor soon by bringing you new features and capabilities in Microsoft Office that will help save…


Your top 10 favorite PowerPoint posts of 2012

In 2012, you were doing more than adding data to slides—you really put PowerPoint to work to create visual representations of your hard work, bright ideas, and personal style. Charts, themes, animations, color-matching, and tips for presenters were just some of your favorite topics for polishing your PowerPoint presentations. Check out the year in review with the top posts.

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Office 365: The right fit for global retailer, Helly Hansen

After switching to Office 365, employees immediately enjoyed having fast and familiar email with increased storage and the ability to share information via SharePoint Online. Moreover, Lync Online has enabled them to instant message and video conference which has allowed the retail stores to provide feedback on visual displays to employees stationed in Oslo.  This alone is reducing travel costs by an estimated 10 to 15 percent.

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Support for international users and multiple languages in the new Office

We have made major new investments in the new Office to support international users who work in languages other than English.  Three new languages have been fully localized for the first time and Language Interface Packs added in 13 more.  The range of languages supported in Office 365 and in Office Mobile has also been greatly extended. For the many international users who need to consume or create content in…


Your top 10 favorite Excel posts of 2012

There’s an Excel community out there that continually wants to learn new tricks, and there are lots of people just discovering Excel’s capabilities who want to join in. The most popular posts of 2012 that were about the current version of Excel reflect that mixed audience. But the popularity ranking of posts about the new Excel reflects the enthusiasms of Excel professionals and geeks. They want to know how the…