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Do you know Power BI?

If you’re not up on the latest from Microsoft in the business intelligence space, check out this quick 2 minute video. It’s amazing the amount of innovation that is going into analytics and visualizations. Many people have said Excel is “one of the best, most critical BI tools we have”. Microsoft is now taking BI to the next […]

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30 Days with Office Online

Here’s a account of a 30 day experiment I did using only Office Online.  For clarification, I will refer to the Office installed locally as (desktop) and Office products in the browser from Office 365 as (online). Rules of the Experiment Parameters of the experiment were pretty simple: unless jeopardizing my job or customer, I was […]

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30 Days with Office 365 – Day 1

I’m kicking off 30 Days with Office 365 experiment with a Day 1 post on my Outlook experience today.  Being one of the more critical tools of my work day, I thought I’d start here and see how it goes.  I definitely wasn’t new to OWA (Outlook Web Access), and felt fairly confident I would be ok for awhile […]

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30 Days with Office 365

I’m kicking off an experiment where I’ll use only browser-based applications via O365 for 30 days.  You can follow the story on Twitter with #30daysO365  or  on Storify:  http://storify.com/erickraus/30-days-with-office-365. There is also an embedded feed for Storify on the lower right of the front page of the blog.

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SharePoint Conference 2014 – Day 3

Day 1  |  Day 2  |  Day 3  |  Enterprise Social Sessions (recorded)  |  All Session Recordings (Channel 9)   Cloud Productivity Menchie’s productivity case study Outdated and Unreliable IT Tools Unified Cloud-Based Productivity Tools Mobile Productivity Reduced Costs Streamlined IT Administration A Platform for Growth   Yammer Success Center – for training, case studies, […]

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Office 365 and DocuSign Partnership

Microsoft and DocuSign recently announced a partnership to bring electronic signatures to Office 365. Among the features first being delivered: Easy administration Single-Sign On Secure Storage Office Store availability Both organizations have agreed that this is only the start and they will continue to collaborate on bringing new innovations to the Office 365 offering. More […]

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Multi-Factor Authentication to O365

  Microsoft just announced that Multi-factor Authentication will be added to Office 365 Midsize Business, Enterprise, Academic, Nonprofit, and standalone plans: Exchange Online and SharePoint Online. http://blogs.office.com/2014/02/10/multi-factor-authentication-for-office-365/ Benefits After successfully entering password, users are required to acknowledge a phone call, text message, or an app notification on their smartphone Only after this second authentication factor […]

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Installing Office 365

Remember the Office Home Use Program (HUP) ? It’s now even better with Office 365. Benefits It takes about 5 minutes to install a FULL functioning copy of Office You can install the new Office side-by-side on a computer that has another copy of Office on it (2003, 2007, 2010, etc.) Because it will be […]

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SkyDrive Pro Increases Storage

Another perfect example of the value of Microsoft’s SaaS (Software As A Service) and Cloud Services: continuous innovation.  Microsoft recently announced that SkyDrive Pro (on Office 365) will increase the default amount of storage for users as well as add a few other valuable features. Each user will now get 25 GB of SkyDrive Pro storage […]

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Exciting Updates for Office

Wanted to share a couple exciting updates related to Office and Office 365.   Office Mobile for iPhone http://blogs.office.com/b/office-news/archive/2013/06/14/office-mobile-for-the-iphone-is-now-available-for-office-365-subscribers.aspx   Outlook 2013 is coming to Windows RT As part of the Windows 8.1 update, Outlook 2013 will be coming to Windows RT (joining Word, Excel, PowerPoint and OneNote). more information: http://blogs.office.com/b/office-news/archive/2013/06/05/outlook-2013-rt-coming-to-windows-rt-tablets-as-part-of-windows-8-1-update.aspx

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