SharePoint improves Office 365 home page, adds News to iOS and Android apps, more

www.office.com/setup Blogs: Today, Microsoft improved the Office 365 home page, as well as adding News to SharePoint apps on Android and iOS. Here’s a quick look at all the new features available on SharePoint for Office 365: News on SharePoint home in Office 365: personalized team news rollup from across sites you are active in, Read more about SharePoint improves Office 365 home page, adds News to iOS and Android apps, more[…]

TeamViewer launches Blizz, providing secure team collaboration with Office integration

www.office.com/setup Blogs: TeamViewer has released their newest service, which aims to help employees of small-to-medium sized companies put together online meetings. The service is called Blizz by TeamViewer and promises to be a “critical element of [TeamViewer’s] strategy.” The service integrates with Office, and lets users enjoy a unique “no log-in required” experience. www.office.com/setup Blogs: Read more about TeamViewer launches Blizz, providing secure team collaboration with Office integration[…]

Microsoft Teams started off on a fruit farm, now launching in over 121 countries

It’s hard to believe how far a small project can become a worldwide software program, but it’s a story that Microsoft isn’t stranger to. With Microsoft Teams becoming generally available today, the collaborative software team explained to The Verge in an exclusive interview that it’s nowhere near where it started. In fact, Microsoft Teams was conceived as Read more about Microsoft Teams started off on a fruit farm, now launching in over 121 countries[…]

Microsoft Bookings begins global Office 365 Business Premium r

Eight months ago, Microsoft announced a new tool to join the Office 365 suite: Microsoft Bookings. Since then, customers in U.S. and Canada have already had access to it. Today, the appointment scheduling software is rolling out globally. The online scheduler lets customers make appointments with your business/organization, not to mention the addition of a private calendar to manage personal Read more about Microsoft Bookings begins global Office 365 Business Premium r[…]

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[…]

Microsoft announces personalized enhancements to PivotTables functions for Excel

www.office.com/setup Blogs: 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. www.office.com/setup Blogs: However, Microsoft’s Office team did just that this week; they came bearing the gift of Read more about Microsoft announces personalized enhancements to PivotTables functions for Excel[…]

Microsoft continues to invest in Detroit, to open new LinkedIn office

LinkedIn revealed today that it’s planning to open a new office in Detroit, Michigan. The professionnal social network will join its parent company Microsoft, which announced earlier this year that it was moving its Southfield, Michigan staff to the One Campus Martius building in downtown Detroit. After an economic recession hit the Motor City pretty hard these past Read more about Microsoft continues to invest in Detroit, to open new LinkedIn office[…]

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[…]