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.
“During our global growth phase, Grundfos chose Office 365 as the foundation for a modern, connected workplace used by more than 18,652 employees around the world. Today, we all use Office 365 applications to connect with each other….” —Continue to read the complete Leadership blog by Jens Hartmann, CIO and group vice president at Grundfos Holding.
Accessibility enhancements releasing this quarter to Office 365 customers bring us closer to our goals of ensuring that people with disabilities can communicate, consume and create content on any device and that everyone can easily create content that is accessible for all people. —Read on for more details.
“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.
“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.
“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.
“With PSTN Conferencing integrated into Skype for Business Online, Guardian Industries employees can join calls using Android and iOS smartphones, the Skype for Business client or a landline and collaborate with anyone, anytime, anywhere.” —Read more from Chuck Wiggins, infrastructure director at Guardian Industries Leadership blog.