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Office platform news at Ignite 2016

At Ignite this week, we are announcing the next set of Office platform functionality, giving developers the tools they need to build even more compelling productivity applications with Office. Among them you’ll find new capabilities in a variety of scenarios—from traditional ones like extending Office with custom user experiences, to making your standalone apps and services smarter with the help of Microsoft Graph.

Customer stories

Carhartt—building a durable, agile workplace with
Office 365

“When I first began searching for the right technology for Carhartt, Google Apps for Work was also on the table. But the interoperability of Microsoft cloud technologies and the productivity enhancing features in Office 365, such as the ability to launch collaboration directly from inside a document, tipped the scales in favor of a Microsoft solution.” —Read John Hill’s full Leadership blog for more details.

Customer stories
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Assurant: transforming a risk management solutions business with Office 365

“We looked at other cloud-based solutions, but our employees wanted business tools they knew and were comfortable with. We use Office 365 to provide the connected and mobile workplace that employees expect today.” —Read the post from Robert Lewis, CIO at Assurant, the global provider of specialty risk management solutions, for more details on the move from Notes to Office 365.

Customer stories

Kelly Services—
putting nearly one million people to work every year, one great hire at a time

“The beauty of our move to the cloud from a competitive perspective is that we’ve outsourced a considerable amount of development to Microsoft. We focus on staffing, and Microsoft provides us with great productivity software to support our efforts. And the pace of innovation pouring out of Microsoft through Office 365 is quite impressive.” —Read the blog from Kelly’s manager of global messaging and collaboration services.

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New to Office 365 in July—new intelligent services Researcher and Editor in Word, Outlook Focused Inbox for desktop and Zoom in PowerPoint

This month, we are releasing a new set of cloud-powered intelligent services in Office apps designed to save you time and produce better results. These features help you improve your writing in Word, deliver dynamic presentations in PowerPoint and prioritize the emails that matter most to you in Outlook.

Customer stories

Discovery Communications embraces Office 365 to foster creative culture of innovation

“At Discovery Communications, our teams produce content for some of the most recognizable and beloved brands. A few years ago, Discovery moved from on-premises systems to Microsoft Office 365, placing the power in employees’ hands to give them control of their own environment.” —Read more from Dave Duvall, senior vice president, infrastructure and support services, at Discovery Communications.

Customer stories

CSC elevates workplace agility, cultivates new market opportunities with Office 365

Innovation never stops in the IT services market, and CSC never stops adapting. We adopt the latest technology to stay ahead of industry trends…and to help our clients solve their business challenges using the solutions that we have vetted. When it comes to finding and deploying the best cloud-based business productivity tools, we chose Microsoft Office 365.