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[…]

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[…]

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 reveals more about OneDrive On-Demand during SharePoint Summit

Microsoft briefly went over the new features coming to OneDrive during its developer’s conference last week. During the presentation, Microsoft explained that OneDrive files would be transitioning from the traditionally referred to the shorthand of placeholders to a much more nuanced called On-Demand state. After a brief demo by Windows executive Joe Belfiore which highlighted Read more about Microsoft reveals more about OneDrive On-Demand during SharePoint Summit[…]

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[…]

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”[…]