On today’s show, we take a look back at the last year of updates in Office 365 and give a sneak peek of what’s coming. We cover themes from machine learning advances and how to better manage your time and find information in Delve to improved collaboration in email and native information protection in Office apps.
Education has essentially been conducted in the same manner for thousands of years. A teacher passes on knowledge of a topic to the student and the student writes down the information. The student then studies the information to master the content. OneNote is the next step in the classroom evolution that hasn’t occurred in history.
The one thing my students carry with them at all times is their phones, so I often think of ways they can be used in the service of education. My students use a lot of apps they aren’t aware that can be used for learning—like Instagram for sharing photos and videos, Tumblr for digital vocabulary walls, SoundCloud for building an audio library and finally Office Lens for streamlining class work.
Since its inception, just over a year ago, the OneNote partner ecosystem has grown to include a wide variety of complimentary partner experiences that extend the power of OneNote to a range of apps, devices, and services, such as hardware and software scanners to mail apps, web clippers, news readers and tools to bridge the physical world of paper notebooks and whiteboards into OneNote’s digital universe.
Today we are announcing a number of top requested features for OneNote Class Notebooks, OneNote Staff Notebooks and OneNote across platforms, which are coming soon for Office 365 customers—so you can count on them showing up in your summer planning for technology next school year in most of the world!
Last year, we released the first wave of OneDrive for Business integration within the Outlook Web App for Office 365 customers, which allowed users to send OneDrive for Business files and set permissions—making it easy to share cloud files without having to separately navigate to OneDrive and leave the context of your inbox. Today, we’re thrilled to introduce improvements to this integration to make saving and sharing files to OneDrive…
Just over a year ago we released OneNote for Mac. Since then we’ve delivered frequent improvements and new experiences that have made OneNote a top 10 free app in the Mac App Store. Today we are introducing audio recording—one of the most frequently requested features by OneNote for Mac fans (especially students), and another powerful way to capture ideas and information into OneNote—plus the ability to recover notes you deleted…