PowerPoint
Superheroes FI

Announcing the Superheroes in the Classroom blog series on Office Mix

When the Office Mix team learned about 4th-grade students using their PowerPoint add-in to teach each other about Biology, the idea for Superheroes in the Classroom was born. Debuting with Episode 1: 4th-graders become teachers at St. Paul’s, this blog series, created with Sway, details the success of students and educators alike, putting the superpowers of Office Mix to good use in the classroom.

Office 365
Azure Rights Management support comes to Office for iPad and iPhone  2

Azure Rights Management support comes to Office for iPad and iPhone

At the core of encryption technologies is Azure Rights Management, providing an easy way to protect data by assigning a policy to data available in Office 2013, Office 2010 and Office for Mac. We’re excited to announce the same policy-driven protection is available in Office for iPad and on iPhone devices. Now you’re able to view rights protected Office documents natively on your iPad and iPhone devices.

Office 365
Office 365

Microsoft positioned as a Leader in Gartner’s 2015 Magic Quadrant for Secure Email Gateways

Microsoft’s completeness of vision and ability to execute have positioned the company in the Leaders Quadrant of Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Secure Email Gateways. We attribute this placement to our continuous investments and advancements in Exchange Online Protection, Exchange Online Advanced Threat Protection (ATP), Data Loss Prevention (DLP) and Office 365 Message Encryption.

Project

A unified scheduling engine and API in Project Online and Project Server 2016

With Project Server 2013 and Project Online, we replaced our server-side scheduling engine with the Project Calculation Service (PCS), bringing the power of the Project Professional scheduling engine to the browser. To continue unifying our scheduling and extensibility platforms, the legacy server-side scheduling engine will be fully removed from Project Server 2016 and Project Online, along with the Project class methods of the PSI. CSOM is the future of PWA…

Excel

Introducing new and modern chart types now available in Office 2016 Preview

In the Office 2016 Public Preview, we have provided a set of new charts to give you innovative ways to explore data and tell rich stories across Excel, Word and PowerPoint. Say hello to Waterfall, Histogram, Pareto, Box & Whisker, Treemap and Sunburst—six powerful chart that help you quickly visualize common financial, statistical and hierarchical data in more intuitive ways.

Office 365
Get-Started on PowerShell for Office 365 FI

Get started on PowerShell for Office 365

Starting today, PowerShell for Office 365, a new website designed to help Office 365 IT administrators get started on Windows PowerShell for Office 365 is now live. Announced at Microsoft Ignite, this website is targeted at IT administrators with little to no experience with Windows PowerShell. The website is focused on simple scenarios that are focused entirely for Office 365 administration.

Office 365
Improved communications and tools FI

Improved communications and tools help you stay better informed during service incidents

As an Office 365 admin, you play an important role in delivering the best possible productivity experience for your users and organization. We heard your feedback that receiving actionable communications that are timely, targeted and accurate during service incidents is essential. Based on this feedback, we made a number of improvements and we’d like to share this progress and announce the availability of two new capabilities: push notifications and programmatic…