Monthly Archives: December 2016

Archive of posts published in the specified Month

Are you ready to host large-scale virtual presentations?

Large-scale virtual meetings have unique needs and considerations that your IT team should keep in mind to ensure you can deliver a high-quality virtual experience. Beyond selecting the right virtual meeting software, what does your IT department need to do to ensure successful…

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When it comes to group collaboration, one size doesn’t fit all


The way people work together is evolving, and unique projects, work styles, functional roles and workforce diversity call for a complete set of collaboration tools. As the appetite for new ways of working together grows, new developments in communications, mobility and cloud services…

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The new gets first major update


Back in April, we started rolling out a new Office 365 home page experience that provided a redesigned environment for commercial, education and home users to collaborate and work across every device. The update also delivered improved access to recent files and folders…

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How do you tell the story behind your data? Find out on the next Modern Workplace

According to a recent study conducted by Glassdoor, data scientists are the most in-demand job of 2016. But gathering the information is only half of your organization’s challenge—it’s what you do with it that counts. How can you be sure your data isn’t…

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6 signs your company has outgrown its free email solution

Microsoft Tech Summit: Birmingham

A free email solution is great when your organization is first starting out. But how do you know when you have grown beyond the capabilities of your free email service and you need a more sophisticated solution? The business email requirements of a…

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What’s new in Office 365 administration—December update

Recent updates to the Office 365 admin experience include a new OneDrive for Business admin center, new settings to manage Microsoft Teams and GigJam, and improvements to the new Service health dashboard. In November and December, our efforts focused on enabling admins to…

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Becoming pitch perfect with PowerPoint

Pitching ideas isn’t nearly as nerve-wracking when you’ve got a powerful presentation to share. We recently spoke about presenting with Jon Hammond, chief strategy officer for Galvanized Media, the company responsible for the New York Times best-selling books “Eat This, Not That!,” “Zero…

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What employees can learn from your IT team to ensure better online meetings


As more employees work from home and on the go, video conferencing has become a key way for colleagues to connect. Online meetings are becoming an increasingly important part of our daily business communications and collaboration. Working with your IT team can put…

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Enroll in the Calendar help preview and let Cortana schedule your meetings

Setting up a meeting with someone outside your company can be a time-consuming hassle. When you can’t see each other’s calendars and free/busy information, working out a time to meet can easily take more time than the duration of the meeting itself. Emailing…

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Top 7 ways Office 365 offers more security than on-premises services

It seems logical to think that data you stored in a privately controlled datacenter is safer than data in the cloud. But that’s not necessarily true. In fact, there is a broad range of security features that you benefit from when you put…

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