SharePoint
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SharePoint—the mobile and intelligent intranet

Today, we announced the new SharePoint mobile app, a new SharePoint home in Office 365, modern team sites with Office 365 Groups, responsive page authoring and updates to document libraries and lists, plus a look at SharePoint and integration with Microsoft PowerApps and Microsoft Flow. —Read on for more details.

Customer stories
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Marks & Spencer uses Office 365 to boost competitive edge in global business

Marks & Spencer (M&S) recently embarked on a new journey to find the right technology tools to support a new business culture—modern, agile, connected and collaborative—that’s defined by a digital mindset. They chose Microsoft Office 365 to enable this change in their business culture. —Read more from Carl Dawson, IT director for Mark & Spencer.

Project
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New Office 365 Project Portfolio Dashboard apps are live

The Project Portfolio Dashboard apps announced last fall are now available in the Apple and Office app stores! These apps come pre-configured with powerful dashboards allowing business leaders, portfolio managers and project managers to gain insights into areas such as resource utilization, project portfolio performance, costs, active risks/issues and key milestones.

Office 365
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New to Office 365 in March—move from Evernote to OneNote, PowerPoint Designer updates and more

This month, our updates include a tool for migrating Evernote notes to OneNote, enhancements to PowerPoint Designer and new languages supported in Office for Mac and Skype Translator. We also have updates for our commercial customers using Skype for Business, Project Online and Office 365 video. —Read on for details on these updates.

Mechanics
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What’s new for admins in SharePoint Server 2016

If you’ve been evaluating SharePoint Server 2016, you’ll want to see what we’ve added since the Release Candidate in January. In this demonstration, Bill Baer highlights Durable Links, updated capabilities for SharePoint administrators and new options for implementing hybrid solutions with SharePoint Server 2016 and Office 365.

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New security management and transparency capabilities coming to Office 365

Today, Bret Arsenault, chief information security officer for Microsoft, announced Microsoft Cloud App Security, a comprehensive cloud access security broker (CASB) solution, based on Microsoft’s acquisition of cloud security innovator Adallom. It will also power new advanced security management capabilities for Office 365 that will improve IT visibility and control.

Office 365
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Collaborating in schools and universities with Office 365 Groups

Office 365 Groups allows educators to foster collaboration for staff and professional development, enable streamlined communication among technology teams and departments, organize training and classes and much more. Today, Office 365 Groups is used by many school districts and universities to enable some of their core education scenarios.