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Inspiring change: My mission to support young women to soar

Guest contributor Amelia Rose Earhart is a TV reporter, aviation enthusiast, and founder of The Fly With Amelia Foundation. Her inspiring story demonstrates that when a woman is shown by another, that she can use her mind, her heart and her skills to craft the life she imagines, she is given a tool she will forever take with her on her own unique journey.

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Technology is enabling new ways of working

Jeff Teper is the Corporate Vice President of Office Service and Servers group. It’s an exhilarating time for our industry, our company, and for Office. At the last SharePoint Conference we talked about technology megatrends that are changing the way people work: cloud, social, mobile, and big data. These trends are still alive and well today, and they are active change agents in markets, industries, and companies across the world.…


Webinar: Getting Office 365 for your nonprofit

Office 365 is now available for qualifying nonprofits through its software donation program. The donation allows nonprofits to get the latest services such as robust, commercial-free email, calendar, instant messaging, and web conferencing tools. Watch the trailer or click “read more” below to watch the full webinar. What you will learn at Tuesday’s webinar What you get for free with Office 365 for Office 365 for Nonprofits plans and pricing Help protect your…

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Nonprofit moves to Office 365 and SharePoint Online to improve income generation

The British Ballet Organization (BBO) trains students and teachers in the globally respected BBO syllabi. As a nonprofit organization, we organize courses and events locally, nationally, and internationally to enrich lives through the medium of dance. Working on these events was a challenge because we had limited collaboration tools. We had a shared file server running on an old PC in the office, and I worried about losing teacher, student,…

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Good tidings to our Office 365 customers

As the New Year quickly approaches, we wanted to take a moment and thank all of our customers for choosing Office 365 this year! We are humbled to provide a wide range of customers with familiar, secure, and reliable cloud services.  It’s gratifying to be able to help non-profits like Oxfam and Emergency expand the scope of their international initiatives of combatting poverty, providing aid and promoting human rights across…

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FICCI chooses Office 365 for collaboration in the cloud

India’s Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) has chosen Office 365 over Google Apps among others to improve its communication and better work together in the cloud. FICCI, a non-government, not-for-profit organization located in India, describes itself as the voice of India’s business and industry. The organization consists of thousands of member companies across various regional chambers of commerce in India. In addition to its headquarters, FICCI…

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Strengthening environmental advocacy with Microsoft Office 365

For a number of years, we tried to get by with an email service called SquirrelMail, which ran on a Linux server in our office, but it just wasn’t as reliable, scalable, or easy to manage as we needed it to be. One of the major headaches was how difficult it was for people to access email remotely. Staff could only log on to the system from their work computer,…