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.
It’s been said that the best way to predict the future is to invent it. At The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, that’s never been truer—innovation is an integral part of the culture at Goodyear. —Read more from Sherry Neubert, CIO, Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company to understand the connection between Office 365 and Innovation at Goodyear.
“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.