Monthly Archives: October 2016

Archive of posts published in the specified Month

Social collaboration improves an organization’s ability to react quickly to new data and information

The social and collaborative tools built into Office 2016 and Windows 10 allow you to take your teamwork to the next level. An online immersion session is not your typical online event. Each 90-minute interactive session starts with an online roundtable discussing your…

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What’s new in Office 365 administration—October update

The new admin center reached general availability one month ago. This was a big milestone in our mission to provide you with a first-class admin experience, with tools that enable you to efficiently manage all aspects of the service. We continue to evolve…

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October Office 365 security and compliance update

Over the last month, the Office 365 team has continued to introduce new security features and capabilities. Here is a roundup of some key security and compliance news from the last month: Applying intelligence to security and compliance in Office 365—To stay ahead…

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Enhanced control over third-party apps now available in Office 365

Do you have users connecting third-party applications to Office 365? Many organizations allow users to connect apps to Office 365 without IT intervention to help them be more productive. The challenge is that it reduces the visibility and control that IT has over…

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SharePoint welcomes PowerApps and Microsoft Flow


Today marks general availability of Microsoft Flow and PowerApps, which enable people to automate workflows and quickly build custom apps that suit their specific needs. Earlier this year, we announced integration of SharePoint with Microsoft Flow, enabling you to create and launch flows…

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Introducing our new scheduling experience for Outlook for iOS

From the very beginning, our goal with Outlook has been to provide a mobile experience that’s good for more than reading messages while standing in line for coffee. As part of our mission, we released a new and improved calendar on iOS and…

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What’s the difference between Office 365 and Office 2016?


Office 365 is a subscription service that includes the most recent version of Office, which currently is Office 2016. It comes with the applications you’re familiar with, like Word, PowerPoint, and Excel, plus extra online storage, ongoing tech support at no extra cost,…

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Outlook helps you focus on what matters to you

We are being inundated with more information, more communication and more email vying for our attention. It is more critical than ever to have tools that help us cut through the noise and focus on what matters most. Today, Outlook is expanding the…

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Office 365 news roundup

Earlier this week, when we announced a new wave of Windows 10 creativity and a collection of exciting new devices—Surface Studio, Surface Dial and Surface Book with Performance Base—we also showcased several innovations to the Office apps. We are expanding the capabilities of…

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

Excel 2016 includes a powerful new set of features based on the Power Query technology, which provides fast, easy data gathering and shaping capabilities and can be accessed through the Get & Transform section on the Data ribbon. Today, we are pleased to…

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