Office 365
February Office 365 updates FI

February Office 365 updates

February has been another busy month for releases across our Office clients on Windows, Mac, iOS and Android. There are a number of exciting new capabilities in Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint. In addition, we released the first cumulative feature update since the initial September release of the Office 2016 apps—otherwise known as the “Deferred Channel” build—for our commercial customers.

Office 365
Collaborating in schools and universities with Office 365 Groups FI

Collaborating in schools and universities with Office 365 Groups

Office 365 Groups allows educators to foster collaboration for staff and professional development, enable streamlined communication among technology teams and departments, organize training and classes and much more. Today, Office 365 Groups is used by many school districts and universities to enable some of their core education scenarios.

OneNote
Empowering students with Genius Hour Part 2 FI

Empowering students with Genius Hour—Part 2: Accelerating your genius

“Liberating Genius: The First 20 Days” is a series of lessons developed by Angela Maiers offered free to educators by Microsoft in OneNote. This eBook’s lesson plans involve self-reflection, character-building, collaboration and the inspiring motto, “You are a genius and the world needs your contribution.” —Read part two of this three-part series by Tammy Dunbar on implementing the lesson plans and how Sway and OneNote can be powerful learning tools.

Office 365
CSA FI

How to assess security, compliance and privacy capabilities in Office 365

Over the years, Office 365 has made significant investments in the areas of security, compliance and privacy—now Office 365 customers can easily assess Office 365’s capabilities in these areas by leveraging Office 365 controls to map with the Cloud Security Alliance Cloud Control Matrix. We hope this helps Office 365 customers efficiently perform their due diligence when evaluating Office 365, onboarding Office 365 or renewing their subscriptions.

Office Online
New cloud storage options for Office mobile and Office Online 1

New cloud storage options for Office mobile and Office Online

Today, we’re making Office even easier for customers to use with cloud storage providers by adding real-time co-authoring with Office Online for documents stored in partner cloud services, extending our Office for iOS integration to all partners in the CSPP, and enabling integration between Outlook.com and cloud storage providers Dropbox and Box.