Office 365
Announcing new activity logging and reporting capabilities for Office 365 FI

Announcing new activity logging and reporting capabilities for Office 365

We are pleased to announce the rollout of new activity logging and reporting capabilities for Office 365, including the Office 365 activity report, comprehensive logging capability, PowerShell command (cmdlet) and a preview of the Office 365 Management Activity API. Read on to see how each new capability provides you increased transparency, allowing you to monitor and investigate actions taken on your data, and comply with laws and regulations.

Skype for Business
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Skype for Business Windows Phone app is here!

It’s an exciting time for Skype for Business as we deliver communication-powered productivity in Office. We’ve delivered the Skype for Business client for Windows, the new Skype for Business Server, and Skype for Business Online in Office 365. And last week, we announced previews of new meetings and voice capabilities in Office 365 through the Skype for Business Preview Program. Today we’re pleased to announce the availability of the Skype…

Excel

Introducing new and modern chart types now available in Office 2016 Preview

In the Office 2016 Public Preview, we have provided a set of new charts to give you innovative ways to explore data and tell rich stories across Excel, Word and PowerPoint. Say hello to Waterfall, Histogram, Pareto, Box & Whisker, Treemap and Sunburst—six powerful chart that help you quickly visualize common financial, statistical and hierarchical data in more intuitive ways.

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Office 365 now offers seamless integration with educational open source software FI

Office 365 now offers seamless integration with educational open source software

Office 365, the world’s most popular productivity solution, has been integrated with popular educational open source software such as Moodle and Open edX. Office’s open REST APIs make it possible for teachers and students to take advantage of Office’s rich authoring capabilities to create content, submit assignments, provide feedback, and manage class schedules, all within a single sign-on (SSO) experience enabled by Azure Active Directory.

Skype for Business
Announcing preview of new Skype for Business services in Office 365 FI

Announcing preview of new Skype for Business services in Office 365

When Microsoft launched Skype for Business earlier this year, we said we’d deliver new Skype for Business voice and meetings capabilities in Office 365 that will enhance the existing Skype for Business experience, and allow us to offer a complete, enterprise-grade communications solution at global scale as part of Office 365. We’re pleased to announce technical previews starting today: Skype Meeting Broadcast, PSTN Conferencing and Cloud PBX with PSTN Calling.