Excel
July 2016 updates for Get Transform in Excel 2016 FI

July 2016 updates for Get & Transform in Excel 2016 and the Power Query add-in

Excel 2016 includes a powerful new set of data import and shaping capabilities available under the Get & Transform section on the Data ribbon. Today, we are pleased to announce 12 new data transformation and connectivity features that have been requested by many customers. —Read on for details.

Sway
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Sway accessibility milestones

The Microsoft mission is to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more, and we on the Sway team take this mission to heart. As a result, we’ve been working on several features to help users with vision, mobility and cognitive impairments to use Sway in their personal and work lives. All of the following enhancements are now available on the Sway web and Windows apps.

Mechanics
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Yammer updates—from new user experiences to new IT controls

Today, Microsoft Mechanics takes a deep and hands-on look at updates to Yammer for enterprise social—from enhanced security and compliance to greater team productivity. Angus Florance, from the Yammer team, demonstrates new integrated experiences, including Office 365 Video and Delve. And for admins, we’ll show you new controls for analytics, merging networks and managing users.

Customer stories
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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
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Kennametal saves more than $750,000 annually with move to Skype for Business Online

“We extended our use of Skype for Business, adding advanced capabilities such as PSTN Conferencing. This was a change in direction. Our main business driver for moving to Skype for Business PSTN Conferencing was to reduce telephony costs, and we’ve certainly met that goal.” —Read Dan Berlin’s, director of architecture at Kennametal, full Leadership blog.

Customer stories
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Guardian Industries—
connect, collaborate and innovate from anywhere

“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.

Customer stories
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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.

Office 365
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New to Office 365 in June—Microsoft Planner general availability, inking on Android devices, security features for Office 365 and more

June has been another busy month of updates across our Office apps on Windows, Mac, iOS and Android. We reached new milestones for Microsoft Planner and GigJam. We are also introducing Office 365 Advanced Security Management, new datacenter regions and the next cumulative feature update to Office 2016.