Monthly Archives: February 2017

Archive of posts published in the specified Month

Office 365 news in February—new and improved intelligent services

Today’s post was written by Kirk Koenigsbauer, corporate vice president for the Office team. This month, we released several improvements to our cloud-powered intelligence services. These services use machine learning and advanced algorithms to create magical experiences that save you time and help…

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eBay makes a bid for flexibility in the workplace using Office 365

Today’s Office 365 post was written by Ron Markezich, corporate vice president at Microsoft. eBay joined the Office 365 family of enterprise customers a few years ago, and I’m excited that the groundbreaking online retailer is now looking to take the next step…

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Learning Tools for Word Online and OneNote Online now available, plus new languages

We are pleased to share that Learning Tools are now available in new languages to all customers with Office 365 or a personal OneDrive account. Previously, we announced that we would deliver Learning Tools to Word Online and OneNote Online, so users on…

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SharePoint Framework reaches general availability—build and deploy engaging web parts today

The past year has come with significant updates to our SharePoint user experiences, such as modern team sites, document libraries and pages. These modern experiences feature simple and powerful web parts that are responsive, easy to use and mobile-ready. By customizing web parts…

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Episode 119 on expanding Azure skills with Kirk Evans—Office 365 Developer Podcast

In episode 119 of the Office 365 Developer Podcast, Richard diZerega and Andrew Coates are joined by Kirk Evans to discuss how Office and SharePoint developers can expand their Azure skills. Download the podcast. Weekly updates Building a community and platform for…

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Visualize work in powerful new ways


We’re constantly pursuing the latest innovations to help your team create powerful diagrams. That pursuit continues with several recently released updates for Microsoft Visio Pro for Office 365, including robust database reverse engineering capabilities and new third-party content that meets various industry standards.…

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OneNote Class Notebook add-in now includes grade scales, improved LMS integration and sticker customization


Since launching the OneNote Class Notebook add-in a year ago, hundreds of thousands of teachers have downloaded and started using the add-in. Teachers all over the world have saved time in distributing assignments, individualizing learning, connecting to their existing systems’ assignments/grades and reviewing…

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Willis Towers Watson—increasing business agility with global commitment to Office 365

Today’s post was written by Ron Markezich, corporate vice president for Microsoft. When Willis Group and Towers Watson merged in January 2016, Willis Towers Watson (WTW) became a leading advisory, broking and solutions company operating in more than 140 countries. The merger created…

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What I wish I knew—learn from the founder and entrepreneur coach of

This week, as we celebrate entrepreneurs across the U.S., we have the opportunity to recognize the work they put into their small businesses, the challenges they have faced and the growth they’ve achieved. Being an entrepreneur is no easy feat. It takes an…

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Get more done faster with Microsoft Teams


Around the world teamwork is on the rise. Research suggests employees now work on nearly double the number of teams than they did just five years ago. This means more than ever people are reliant on their peers to help get things done.…

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