Office 365 Weekly Digest – Week of March 1, 2016
Here are the topics we’re following this week in Office 365 for Business.
- Productivity – Be more productive with new Office 365 training
Have a new employee that could use some basic training? Do you need to know how to use a SharePoint Online team site? Microsoft has introduced on-demand short training videos to walk you through many different scenarios.
- Productivity – February Office 365 updates
Office 365 continues to release updates – this month’s updates include pinning documents to the Windows Start menu, the ability to insert images from your phone or tablet into documents and presentations, and additional cloud storage partner integration within Office 365.
- Communications – Set options for Skype for Business (Lync) Meetings
Learn best practices for using Skype for Business based on the size of your audience (up to 250 participants). If you need more than 250 participants, look into Skype Meeting Broadcast for up to 10,000 participants.
- Productivity – 6 new Excel functions that simplify your formula editing experience
A very common task for users in spreadsheets is to combine text strings, but until now, if you wanted to join text strings from a range of cells, you had to specify each cell individually. The new TEXTJOIN and CONCAT functions let you combine text strings from ranges of cells with or without using a delimiter, such as a comma separating each item. Other new functions are IFS and SWITCH as well as MAXIFS and MINIFS.
- Security – Migrating to Microsoft Intune
Do you already have Intune or are you looking at adding Intune to your Office 365 account? Here is a guide documenting the migration process, as well as links to service descriptions and describes how Intune will manage mobile devices.
- Events – Live Demo Days Office 365 and Power BI – New Dates Added
With continuously increasing demands on resources, budgets and employees, businesses are being challenged more than ever to deliver higher quality services more efficiently and more collaboratively. Are you taking advantage of the new developments in communications, mobility and cloud services to enable your business to communicate and collaborate effectively?
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