Microsoft announces personalized enhancements to PivotTables functions for Excel

Microsoft’s Office Apps have become so utilitarian and appliance-like in the enterprise work sector that the thought of personalizing an Excel document can easily be laughed away as the fever dream of an overworked data analysis. However, Microsoft’s Office team did just that this week; they came bearing the gift of personalized default layouts in Read more about Microsoft announces personalized enhancements to PivotTables functions for Excel[…]

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

www.office.com/setup Blogs: 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. www.office.com/setup Blogs: Fortunately, every month the Office team compiles a list of all the updates issued in a month and publishes Read more about What’s new in Office 365 in June: Teams classroom experiences, Streams and more[…]

How to get started with Microsoft Teams

www.office.com/setup Blogs: Teams is Microsoft’s new workplace chat app built primarily to rival the likes of Slack. If your organisation is moving to Teams, you shouldn’t find the experience too different from existing enterprise chat solutions. In this quick tour around the app, we’ll get you acquainted with Teams’ core features so you’re ready to Read more about How to get started with Microsoft Teams[…]

Do You Know How to Plan for a Digital Investigation?

www.office.com/setup Blogs: The digital transformation requires CISOs and CIOs to keep the wheels moving while innovating to lead their companies into the future. www.office.com/setup Blogs: ISOs and CIOs are increasingly attached at the hip in large organizations. They have their hands full protecting the corporation from digital threats and overseeing the company’s information technology purchases Read more about Do You Know How to Plan for a Digital Investigation?[…]

Word zero-day affects all versions of Office and Windows

www.office.com/setup Blogs: Word zero-day affects all versions of Office and Windows www.office.com/setup Blogs: Somebody at McAfee jumped the gun. Last Friday night McAfee disclosed the inner workings of a particularly pernicious rigged Word document attack: a zero-day involving a linked HTA file. On Saturday, FireEye — citing a “recent public disclosure by another company” — Read more about Word zero-day affects all versions of Office and Windows[…]

Microsoft’s critical Windows and Office patches present a panoply of problems

www.office.com/setup Blogs: For April, Patch Tuesday’s 644 patches are crawling with bugs, but there are some solutions www.office.com/setup Blogs: Windows and Office patching have had a horrible three months. In February, we saw no patches except a decidedly late-to-the-party IE Flash fix, released a week after Adobe spilled the beans. March brought a metric messof patches to Read more about Microsoft’s critical Windows and Office patches present a panoply of problems[…]

Profit and loss data modeling and analysis with Microsoft Excel

www.office.com/setup Blogs: Accounting and Finance Professionals have a new learning resource. The Profit and Loss Data Modeling and Analysis with Microsoft PowerPivot in Excel article, Excel workbook samples, and sample Access database provide scenario-based data modeling and analysis help for self-service BI with PowerPivot and Power View. The scenario describes how Finance professionals at Contoso Read more about Profit and loss data modeling and analysis with Microsoft Excel[…]

Webinar: Managing a family calendar with Outlook

www.office.com/setup Blogs: Life can be hectic at this time of year: school activities, sports, music lessons, vacations… Let’s get organized! In this webinar, we’ll show you how to create an Outlook calendar that shows a different event color for each member of your family. Then we’ll show you how to print the calendar for the Read more about Webinar: Managing a family calendar with Outlook[…]

Introducing the Yammer Browser Extension

www.office.com/setup Blogs: We’re always excited to see the way you use Yammer, so when we noticed how many customers are sharing external links we decided to build a new feature to support this activity. Users frequently start discussions around all kinds of web pages on Yammer, sharing everything from viral news stories and business blogs Read more about Introducing the Yammer Browser Extension[…]

Password hash sync simplifies user management for Office 365

www.office.com/setup Blogs: Paul Andrew is a Technical Product Manager on the Office 365 team working on identity and commerce. Office 365 uses Windows Azure Active Directory (Azure AD) for managing user login and storing user profiles. The Directory Sync tool (DirSync) is provided to synchronize user profiles between on-premises Active Directory implementations and Azure AD Read more about Password hash sync simplifies user management for Office 365[…]