August 2018 – Looking for Some New Ideas?

As the summer draws to a close and as the kids head back to school with new supplies, new books and new teachers, it might be an opportune time to look at some new ways of doing things at work, too. I came across a blog post from Microsoft about some of the new developments they've been working on for their Office 365 subscribers.

Microsoft Teams – How we use it internally

I wrote a few months ago that Microsoft Teams was going to be a big deal, and a key part of Microsoft's Modern Workplace strategy around Office 365. That was only a few weeks after the initial preview release. Now that it has launched in general release, I thought I’d share some observations gleaned from our company’s use of Teams for the past four months.

Microsoft Teams is kind of a big deal

When your product announcement is a special media event featuring a keynote speech by Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella, and on the day of preview release, you launch simultaneously with full-featured apps for Windows, Mac, iOS, Android and the Web, well, to paraphrase Ron Burgundy, you’re kind of a big deal.

Collaboration at the heart of Office 2016

Office 2016 has arrived, and it brings with it an array of new features and touched-up existing elements, all designed to make your business more productive. At the heart of those efforts is a renewed focus on collaboration, with features to enable your teams to communicate, share documents and work together more smoothly.

Office 2016 for Mac is here

For Mac users who have been waiting with great anticipation, Office 2016 for Mac is finally available. The new version is worth the wait; Microsoft has implemented exciting new upgrades to improve the user experience. Office 2016 possesses far superior functionality and user interface than its predecessor, Office 2011. We’ve highlighted some of the new […]