SharePoint roadmap will be unveiled at its Virtual Summit in May

With over 85 million active users on Office 365, Microsoft’s online events have become a popular way to inform and share with the global user base. Even SharePoint, the document management app integration, has its own. At the SharePoint Virtual Summit announced today, Microsoft intends to go in depth on creating a connected space between people and content, Read more about SharePoint roadmap will be unveiled at its Virtual Summit in May[…]

Skype for Business gets new Online Call Analytics, more

Over the past six months, Microsoft has been hard at work attempting to make Skype for Business a great communications platform for Office 365 customers. Among the Skype, teams highlighted efforts is the services PSTN conferencing expanded to more than 90 countries (with dial-out to 180 countries), and a Skype for Business client was also released on MacOS. However, Read more about Skype for Business gets new Online Call Analytics, more[…]

Office Insiders get an iOS update focusing on an improved inking experience

Office Insiders on iOS will notice the newer Version 2.6 (17100100) rolling out with its latest preview. The October 2017 feature update is looking to encourage the use of inking with more variety and effects for their users. For Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, iOS Office Insiders now have a set of personalized pens and Read more about Office Insiders get an iOS update focusing on an improved inking experience[…]

Microsoft runs its own internal Insiders program, called Microsoft Elite

www.office.com/setup Blogs: Since Microsoft launched the Windows Insider Program back in Fall 2014, the company has become really serious about listening to feedback from its most enthusiastic customers. The Redmond giant also counts many early adopters in its ranks, and the company has several internal testing rings for volunteers willing to “dogfood” Windows 10 builds before they roll out to Read more about Microsoft runs its own internal Insiders program, called Microsoft Elite[…]

Office 365 for the Windows Store is available, but only on Windows 10 S (for now)

Surface Laptop owners are taking their devices for a spin after a month of pre-order waiting and some are finding the experience a bit different than devices running good ol’ Windows 10. Despite the volley of warnings from Microsoft about Windows 10 S and its reason for being, old school Windows users are running into a few Read more about Office 365 for the Windows Store is available, but only on Windows 10 S (for now)[…]

What’s new in Office 365 in June: Teams classroom experiences, Streams and more

Microsoft’s Office team seemed pretty busy in the month of June as it broadly released Microsoft Teams, offered up Office 365 security protection and compliance updates as well as making their Stream service generally available. Fortunately, every month the Office team compiles a list of all the updates issued in a month and publishes them as a record Read more about What’s new in Office 365 in June: Teams classroom experiences, Streams and more[…]

Microsoft won’t deliver Guest Access for Teams this month, says it remains a “top priority”

Last week, Microsoft released a significant update for its Teams collaboration app, rolling out new classroom experiences for Office 365 Education customers. In addition, several popular cloud storage services such as Dropbox, Google Drive and Box are now supported in Teams, which is great for companies that don’t put all their eggs in the Office 365/OneDrive basket. Read more about Microsoft won’t deliver Guest Access for Teams this month, says it remains a “top priority”[…]

Business data giant Dun & Bradstreet signs up with Microsoft for Azure, Dynamics 365

www.office.com/setup Blogs: Microsoft teamed up with Dun & Bradstreet, the world’s leader in enterprise insights and data analysis, to offer Dynamics 365 and Azure for direct access to all of Microsoft’s cloud services. Together, Microsoft and Dun & Bradstreet made three major announcements: Dun & Bradstreet has selected Microsoft as a strategic cloud provider to accelerate the company’s digital transformation and deliver its customers more efficient and Read more about Business data giant Dun & Bradstreet signs up with Microsoft for Azure, Dynamics 365[…]

Once again the cloud proves fertile for Microsoft growth bringing in $6.5 billion for Q4 17′

www.office.com/setup Blogs: The numbers are in for the end of Microsoft’s fiscal year as the company reports its Q4 earnings. In that time, Microsoft’s Cloud and Office offerings helped nudge the company forward with a net income of $6.5 billion on $23.3 billion dollars worth of revenue. For those investing in Microsoft, Q4 numbers boil down to Read more about Once again the cloud proves fertile for Microsoft growth bringing in $6.5 billion for Q4 17′[…]

Microsoft breaks out annual revenue by products: Office leads the way but Cloud is catching up

Microsoft’s stock has been on a bit of rollercoaster since the company released its most recent quarterly earnings. Almost immediately after Microsoft reported moderately impressive revenue numbers for three of it four largest product categories for the three months ending in July, early investors saw their shares rise. Unfortunately, the wave of enthusiasm for Microsoft’s future ended Read more about Microsoft breaks out annual revenue by products: Office leads the way but Cloud is catching up[…]