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Top 5 back-to-school tools for creation, collaboration and communication

The school year is off and running! Along with the preparation of bulletin boards, seating charts, classroom procedures and syllabi, it’s also important for teachers to consider the go-to digital tools and resources they will rely upon throughout the school year. —Read on to learn about the tools and resources that can be utilized by teachers and students in many different classroom settings, grade levels and subject areas for creation,…

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Announcing the Office 365 Service Trust Portal

The regulatory compliance and business risk landscape is continuously evolving. At Microsoft, we appreciate our customers’ need to understand the Office 365 architecture and compliance with regulations to help them evaluate moving to Office 365. We also know you need to understand how we keep your data secure on the service on an ongoing basis. To help with your assessment needs, we are announcing Office 365 Service Trust Portal (STP).

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Loeb Consulting Group’s small business story—believe in what you do

We invited five small business owners to reflect on their own experience getting their business off the ground and asked them to share what they wish they had known when they were starting out. —Find out what helps Natalie Loeb, founder of Loeb Consulting, gauge what is a good fit for her business.

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DeKalb Mechanical’s small business story—building business using the “golden rule”

We invited five small business owners to reflect on their own experience getting their business off the ground and asked them to share what they wish they had known when they were starting out. —Read on to see what rule Steve Doonan, president of DeKalb Mechanical, lived by when he became a business owner.

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Office updates for the iPad Pro, iOS 9 and WatchOS 2

Today Apple announced the iPad Pro, iOS 9 and WatchOS 2. We’ve developed a number of new features for Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, Outlook and Translator to take advantage of these enhancements. This post provides an overview of some of the most useful new features, including multitasking, inking, intelligent search, wireless keyboard support and updates to Outlook and Translator on the Apple Watch.

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Scottish dairy strengthens family business values, customer service with Office 365

Graham’s the Family Dairy is one of Scotland’s largest independent milk producers. For 75 years, Graham’s used hard work and a personal touch to expand their business. Today, employees use Microsoft Office 365 to continue that tradition, working in virtual teams and sharing everything from Excel files to photos of product displays. Better digital collaboration boosts agility and service, helping Graham’s compete with multinational competitors.

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Get the free eBook for teachers: “Liberating Genius: The First 20 Days” by Angela Maiers

Today, in an effort to help globally launch and inspire “Genius Hour” in classrooms all over the world, Angela Maiers and Choose2Matter, Inc. in collaboration with Microsoft are providing teachers with a free, customizable and interactive eBook: “Liberating Genius: The First 20 Days.” This free eBook, authored by Angela Maiers and Mark Moran, guides teachers through the introduction of Genius Hour.

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Office 365 gives Tastea the freedom to focus

Tastea—an innovative beverage retailer based in Orange County, California—wanted to prepare for expansion while maintaining high levels of quality and service. The company decided that a key to creating a repeatable customer experience across stores was to standardize operations while opening up clearer lines of communication. The company now relies on Office 365 for everything from inventory management to customer service.

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Sports apparel designer gears up for mobile productivity with Office 365

Dakine, maker of accessories and apparel for action sports, needed new business technology that matched the expectations of its mobile workforce—and chose Microsoft Office 365. Today Dakine employees use the cloud-based communication and collaboration services to stay connected with the business, driving productivity while minimizing IT infrastructure costs.