The next chapter of Office on Windows

Two weeks ago we shared our plans to introduce new, Universal Office apps for Windows 10 including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and OneNote, that can be installed on PCs, tablets and phones. Today, we’re excited to announce that Word, Excel and PowerPoint are now available for technical preview on PCs, laptops and tablets running the Windows 10 Technical Preview! In the coming weeks, we’ll open up our preview for the…


Pushing innovation through an enterprise social network

Today’s post features Mark Seall, Group Vice President and Head of Digital Communications, ABB ABB Reinvents Its Intranet with Social Networking Technology A leader in power and automation technologies, ABB supplies power grids, industrial motors and drives, and generators for industrial, commercial, and utility operations. Headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland, the company employs about 145,000 people operating in around 100 countries. Known for breakthroughs in areas ranging from power transmission to…


Leveraging the power of networks to help kids succeed in school

Today’s post features Mat Heller, Executive Vice President of Marketing and Communications, & Erica Vevurka, Communications Integration Manager, CIS Leveraging the Power of Networks to Help Kids Succeed in School Communities In Schools (CIS) has always been all about networks. That began with its founding in 1977, when CIS started fostering cooperative partnerships among local businesses, social service agencies, healthcare providers, and volunteers to do whatever it takes to help kids stay in…


Innovating Government for the 21st Century

Today’s post features Neil Castles, Director General, Department of Housing and Public Works, Government of Queensland, & David Johnson, Acting Chief Superintendent, Queensland Police Service, Queensland Government Innovating Government for the 21st Century Established more than 150 years ago, the Queensland Government has a long history of protecting citizens from crime, rescuing them in fires and floods, and assisting with matters ranging from transportation to housing. But in recent years, Queensland found itself grappling…

Office for Mac

New Outlook for Mac available to Office 365 customers

Today we are announcing the new Outlook for the Mac, which delivers improved performance and reliability and a fresh look and feel that is unmistakably Microsoft Office. This release offers a more familiar and consistent experience between Outlook on the PC, Outlook on the web and Outlook Web App (OWA) for iPad, iPhone and Android devices.


Evolving Exchange Online Protection (EOP) to protect against tomorrow’s threats

Ten million spam messages blocked every minute. That’s the average number of spam messages that are blocked by Microsoft every minute. However, every day attackers around the world find new techniques to attack your email. The threats take different forms, such as an unidentified spam campaign, an unknown malware, or a completely new virus. The ever-expanding world of such attacks keeps changing and, to better protect your email against these…


Corporate Culture Reborn through Enterprise Social Network

Today’s post features Takuo Tada, Manager of the Strategic IT Planning Dept, Strategic IT Systems Planning Unit, Corporate Management Group, Yuta Kishio, Junior Manager of the Strategic IT Planning Department, Strategic IT Systems Planning Unit, Corporate Management Group, & Shogo Fukahori, Chief Officer of HR Development and In-House Communication, Corporate Management Group, Sharp Corporation A Culture Reborn Through Enterprise Social  Founded in 1912, Sharp Corporation has a long history of producing innovative electronic products, from…