This week, Microsoft Mechanics goes hands-on with the latest Dynamics CRM 2016 to highlight Office 365 integration for sellers, admins and developers. Eric Boocock from the Dynamics team demonstrates how CRM creates Office 365 Groups to improve collaboration while leveraging Azure Machine Learning and Cortana to report interactive insights.
We’ve been continuing to listen to teachers. Informed by working with a group of teachers, the OneNote team is pleased to release the customer preview of the Class Notebook add-in for OneNote. This add-in is localized and launching in 46 languages today, across 61 worldwide markets, so teachers around the world can try it out immediately.
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.
Today, Bret Arsenault, chief information security officer for Microsoft, announced Microsoft Cloud App Security, a comprehensive cloud access security broker (CASB) solution, based on Microsoft’s acquisition of cloud security innovator Adallom. It will also power new advanced security management capabilities for Office 365 that will improve IT visibility and control.
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.