Office 365 Weekly Digest – Week of April 5, 2016
Here are the topics we’re following this week in Office 365 for Business.
- Productivity – How to Remove the Background from a Picture in PowerPoint
With Background Removal, PowerPoint uses special algorithms to determine which parts of the image are the background and then removes these areas from the image. This can give your images a cleaner appearance and will allow the slide background (or other objects) to show through.
- Intelligence – 4 ways data will make you a better sales manager
Here are four tips for optimizing how you manage your sales reps in a data driven way to improve the return on your quotas and the satisfaction of your best salespeople. All you need is your latest sales data and a business intelligence tool like Power BI!
- Productivity – Introducing Office 365 Connectors
Ever wish you could get your tweets, news headlines, project analytics, RSS feeds, and task tracking all in one place? Now you can with connectors for Office 365 Groups. Connectors are online apps, tools, and services, such as Twitter, Trello, or RSS, that you probably use every day to connect and collaborate, stay on top of current events, track projects, and so on. They’re integrated with Office 365 Groups and take just minutes to hook up.
- Productivity – Learn how DocuSign delivers convenience and security capabilities to Office 365
DocuSign, the global leader in digital transaction management and eSignature, partnered with Office to build applications on the Office 365 platform, creating a seamless experience for users and making businesses more productive than ever. You can now sign or send documents out to get signed by others directly from the applications used every day, like Microsoft Word, Outlook, and SharePoint Online. Results include reducing transaction times by 10 times and reducing errors 100%.
- Productivity – How to Test the “Readability” of Your Writing in Microsoft Word or Outlook
It’s a simple feature to enable and use and, while you may not want to base everything you write on readability scores, they can still be a handy tool for making sure you’re hitting the right audience with your writing.
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