Office coming to Microsoft Store for Education in preview this June

Microsoft announced Windows 10 S today at their Education event, surprising fans with a new take on the Windows 10 operating system. This one’s specifically geared towards organizations like schools that need only minimal functionality on their computers and have to prioritize speed and security. As a part of the Windows 10 S plan, Microsoft also introduced the Read more about Office coming to Microsoft Store for Education in preview this June[…]

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[…]

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[…]

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[…]

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′[…]