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Time grouping enhancements in Excel 2016

Excel 2016 introduces new and efficient capabilities. PivotTables, both native and data model based, now support automatic time grouping, and PivotCharts include drill-down buttons. Today we will walk through all the new and cool options for building PivotTables with a Date/Time column and show how to surface time-based insights in your data.

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Announcing the availability of Office 365 from local datacenters in India

As part of our commitment to making Office 365 the most trusted cloud service for productivity and delivering security, compliance and control to Office 365 customers around the globe, I am pleased to announce that Office 365 services will now be delivered in India from the local datacenters in Mumbai, Pune and Chennai.

Office 2016 Quick Start Guides

Download our free Office 2016 Quick Start Guides

To coincide with last week’s release of Office 2016, we put together a set of handy Quick Start Guides that introduce you to the newest versions of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and OneNote. Whether you’re coming from a previous version of your favorite apps or you’re entirely new to Office, each of our Quick Start Guides provides helpful information that you can read, print out and share.

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The new Office is here

Today is the worldwide release of Office 2016 for Windows. This marks a milestone in delivering new value for Office 365 subscribers with a focus on collaboration, apps that work for you, a perfect pairing with Windows 10, and security features businesses will love. It also marks a new model for delivery, where subscribers can expect to get more frequent updates with new features and improvements.

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New ways to get the Excel business analytics features you need

Recently, we told you about the exciting new features and improvements in Excel 2016 that expand the business analytics capabilities available to you and your company. Today we will tell you about the changes we have made to help you get access to the features that fit your unique needs, including more Office plans that offer advanced analytics functionality.

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Announcing the Office 365 Service Trust Portal

The regulatory compliance and business risk landscape is continuously evolving. At Microsoft, we appreciate our customers’ need to understand the Office 365 architecture and compliance with regulations to help them evaluate moving to Office 365. We also know you need to understand how we keep your data secure on the service on an ongoing basis. To help with your assessment needs, we are announcing Office 365 Service Trust Portal (STP).


Announcing availability of Office Online Server Preview and the new SCOM Management Pack for SharePoint Server 2016 IT Preview

In September 2012, we announced availability of the Office Web Apps Server as a standalone on-premises server providing browser-based versions of Word, PowerPoint, Excel and OneNote. In our journey to enable rich viewing and editing experiences through Office in the browser, we’re making available Office Online Server Preview (OOS)—the evolution of Office Web Apps.


Integrating Power Query technology in Excel 2016

Do you often import data into Excel? Do you ever need to shape your data before you analyze it and build your reports? We’re excited to let you know that your get-data experience in Excel is about to change forever. —Read on to learn about how Excel 2016 has integrated Power Query technology into the Data ribbon.