Updates for Excel Services and BI in SharePoint 2016 on-premises

If your organization enables Excel Services for SharePoint to enable BI, we have some updates on what has changed with SharePoint Server 2016 BI. Updates include architecture changes to the SharePoint-based on-premises Microsoft BI Stack and how you can benefit from upgrading your BI farms to SharePoint Server 2016, SQL 2016 and Office Online Server Read more about Updates for Excel Services and BI in SharePoint 2016 on-premises[…]

Making your money go “further” with Excel—personal finance tips from the Dostals

Marshall and Megan Dostal are the owners of Further, a forward-thinking company that produces sustainable, luxurious soap. How they get glycerin, a key ingredient, is nothing short of amazing. Marshall picks up depleted cooking oil from restaurants, then converts it into biofuel in the Further warehouse. One of the byproducts of the biofuel distillation is Read more about Making your money go “further” with Excel—personal finance tips from the Dostals[…]

A lightning tour of the new Microsoft Tech Community

On today’s Microsoft Mechanics, community manager Anna Chu gives a lightning tour of the Microsoft Tech Community. If you haven’t seen or joined the community, it’s the single place where experts in the community can share, collaborate and learn about products and services across Microsoft. In this demonstration, Anna shows how to sign up to Read more about A lightning tour of the new Microsoft Tech Community[…]

Office Online Server November release

In May, we released Office Online Server (OOS), which allows organizations to provide your users with browser-based versions of Word, PowerPoint, Excel and OneNote, among other capabilities offered in Office Online, from your own datacenter. We will deliver most of new Office Online features to Office Online through regular updates. Today, we are releasing our Read more about Office Online Server November release[…]

Managing a multi-generational workforce

For the first time in history there are five generations in the workforce. Watch the latest episode of Modern Workplace to understand how to turn this challenge into an opportunity by creating cohesive teams that take advantage of the diversity of multiple generations. Learn from experts Haydn Shaw, speaker and author of “Sticking Points,” and Read more about Managing a multi-generational workforce[…]

Students becoming journalists in Global Water Project

Today’s post was written by Koen Timmers, web design teacher and Microsoft Expert Educator Fellow at the Cvo de Verdieping School. I was invited to the Maverick Teacher Global Summit 2016 near Bangalore, India. We worked in groups on seven United Nations sustainability goals. As I spoke to the Indian teachers, I discovered nobody in Read more about Students becoming journalists in Global Water Project[…]

Introducing a new file experience for groups in Outlook on the web

We’ve recently announced a number of enhancements to Office 365 Groups, such as the ability to collaborate via email with external team members and the new Outlook Groups iPad app. Today, we are announcing a new file experience for groups in Outlook on the web. People frequently rely on email to edit and share documents Read more about Introducing a new file experience for groups in Outlook on the web[…]

Racing ahead with collaboration, analytics and data security using Office 365

Today’s Microsoft Office 365 post was written by Mark Everest, IS development manager at Renault Sport Formula One Team. Formula One races hang in the balance based on fractions of seconds. Teams do everything they can prior to race day to ensure optimal performance, relying on thousands of data points to fine-tune everything from tire Read more about Racing ahead with collaboration, analytics and data security using Office 365[…]

Introducing Outlook Customer Manager—relationships made easy for small businesses

With Office 365, we’re eager to help your small business achieve more. That’s why we are expanding the value of Office 365 to include not only essential productivity and collaboration tools, but also new services to help you run your business. The launch of Bookings earlier this year introduced a new way to schedule appointments Read more about Introducing Outlook Customer Manager—relationships made easy for small businesses[…]

Work securely anywhere with Office 2016 and Windows 10

Secure personal devices to access important documents and communicate on the spot. An online immersion session is not your typical online event. Each 90-minute interactive session starts with an online roundtable discussing your business challenges and then launches you into a live environment in the cloud. A skilled facilitator will guide you through simulated business scenarios Read more about Work securely anywhere with Office 2016 and Windows 10[…]