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Here's why you should use Office on iPad

Here’s why you should use Office for iPad

Aaron Wilson is a senior program manager on the Office for iPad team. Hi all – I want to let you know that our whole team is excited to see how much people enjoy using the Office for iPad apps. Our goal was to create an experience that allows people to get things done in an intuitively familiar way on the iPad. We spent a lot of time polishing experiences…

Why Microsoft

For collaborating on projects,
Office Online is the best

College student Benjamin Park shares his experience with Office Online. I’m entering my senior year at the University of Michigan, majoring in Sociology with a minor in Complex Systems. This year, my courses required a lot of team projects, but it was my decision to get involved with the Up to Us campaign that really drove home the need to find the tools I could use to communicate and collaborate…

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Tastea: drinking in the success with Office 365

Tastea—an innovative beverage retailer in Orange County, California, primes for growth by replacing Google Docs and Dropbox with Microsoft Office 365, establishing a flexible set of tools that helps increase both productivity and professionalism. We recently spoke with Ted Vu, co-founder of Tastea, to get the details.

Customer stories
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Red Wing Shoe Company makes great strides with Office 365

“We get lots of calls from the competition, but there’s no way I’d move to less-familiar, less-powerful tools from someone like Google. Providing a great user experience is just too important.” — Read more about Red Wing Shoe Company’s move to Office 365 in today’s post from CIO Joe Topinka.

Why Microsoft

Microsoft drives the Universal Communications revolution

Universal Communications tools are essential for any enterprise and in even the largest organizations their effectiveness is often measured by how well they meet the needs of individual users as much as by how they serve the business overall. The arrival of Universal Communications signals the beginning of the convergence of VoIP telephony (which provides the ability to route telephone calls through the Internet), email, instant messaging, mobile communications, and…

Office 15-Minute Webinars
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Webinar: 5 simple ways to clean up Outlook

In this week’s webinar, we’ll show you 5 simple ways to clean up your Outlook inbox and folders so you can read and write email with less clutter. Plus we’ll show how to get rid of those emails you don’t need without losing the information. Need a sneak peek? Here is a 30-second trailer perfect for sharing on Social Media sites. What you will learn at Tuesday’s webinar How to make…

Customer stories
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American Cancer Society uses Office 365 to facilitate efficiency and boost the impact of lifesaving programs

“Because of the advancements in our collaboration and communication tools, everyone at American Cancer Society can do their jobs more efficiently. That means more human touch, which translates into more fundraising and more lives saved.” — Read more about the organization’s move to Office 365 in today’s post from Jay Ferro, CIO, ACS.

Guest author
Mike Kaminsky

Work Wonders: Making music dreams come true

Guest contributor Mike Kaminsky is passionate about music, which led him to his dream job in the music industry. A successful artist manager, everything he does is centered on making, supporting and promoting music. His office is wherever he happens to be, so he turned to Office 365 to keep everything he needs right at his fingertips, from any device. Get inspired by how he does it.

Mechanics

The Garage Series for Office 365: Extending Exchange, Outlook and OWA across platforms and devices with the new app model

Can the new mail apps save you time to automatically generate personalized and data-driven email?  This week Jeremy is joined by Jason Henderson from the Exchange engineering team to answer this question and more. They explain not only how mail apps work, but also show how to build and preview them using Visual Studio and how apps can insert data directly from a web service into the body of an email. Jason also describes how OAuth…

IT
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Webcast: Real-life SharePoint deployment conversion from FTC to App Model

Join us Thursday, June 5 at 9am PT/12pm ET to see examples and patterns for app model transitions–full-trust code transformed into the app model. We’ll review a real customer example demonstrating the patterns, findings, and learnings on this transition, where deployment was based on 500,000 lines of server-side code and classic feature framework elements. Read on to learn more and add this session to your calendar.

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Yammer brings conversations to your OneDrive and SharePoint Online files

Get ready for a new, simple way to collaborate on the content you produce with Office Online and store in the cloud in SharePoint Online or OneDrive for Business. Today we’re announcing the release of document conversations, which embeds the social collaboration capabilities of Yammer into the Office apps you use to get work done every day.