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Heinz—Global food leader savors new ideas and cuts costs with Office 365

“When we consider the cost reductions in conferencing, telephony, data storage, and staffing, we estimate that adopting Office 365 will reduce our IT costs by 20 percent annually.” — Leandro Balbinot, Chief Information Officer, H.J. Heinz Company . Read the guest post from Heinz CIO, Leandro Balbinot profiling the global food giants move to Office 365.

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Making literature come alive with Office 365

Today’s post was written by Kelli Etheredge, Teaching and Learning Resources Director at St. Paul’s Episcopal School.  A dedicated teacher turns her students onto reading and writing and improves their test results by including Office 365 in her lesson plans. Read how she and her students communicate and collaborate to extend learning beyond the boundaries of the classroom. While teaching is my second career—I like to call myself a recovering…

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Customer-delivered presentations at the SharePoint Conference 2014

With a little less than a month to go, let us give you a valuable reason to attend SharePoint Conference 2014 (SPC14) – the Customer Showcase track. This track features a variety of sessions that grant you firsthand insight – to hear direct from real customers about their decisions, experiences and use cases with SharePoint 2013 on-premises, SharePoint Online in Office 365 and Yammer.

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Wellness company migrates from Google to Office 365 to achieve mobile work style

Aisle7 provides marketing services for retailers’ wellness products. Back in 2009, it replaced an on-premises Microsoft Exchange Server solution with Google Apps Premier Edition, but after nine months decided to abandon Google. We recently spoke to Jake Harris, the Director of IT at Aisle7, to learn about the company’s journey to Microsoft Office 365.

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dmg Events excites workers, managers, and IT staff with move from Google to Office 365

International events producer dmg Events Middle East & Asia moved from an on-premises email system to the cloud-based Gmail system, and the move proved frustrating for employees and IT staff. When the Google contract came up from renewal, dmg decided it was time for a new email system. We recently spoke to Gehan Madhanayake, Head of IT at dmg Events Middle East & Asia, to learn why.

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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,…