Today at Ignite, we announced new intelligent cloud services that help make your employees more productive and your organization more secure. Read on for a breakdown of today’s news—including new services for Office apps like Word, Excel and PowerPoint, as well as new security capabilities, richer communication features and enhancements for team collaboration.
“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.
“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.
“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.
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.
“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.
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.