Ebay ups its Office 365 bid, moving to E5 communications and analytics

www.office.com/setup Blogs: The Office team announced today that eBay is the latest big tech company to adopt Office 365 Enterprise E5, Microsoft’s top-of-the-line Office 365 plan that includes everything from the familiar Office tools to analytics tools and advanced security features. “eBay joined the Office 365 family of enterprise customers a few years ago, and I’m excited Read more about Ebay ups its Office 365 bid, moving to E5 communications and analytics[…]

Microsoft Teams adds Markdown support, Team Tile on Office Portal, more

www.office.com/setup Blogs: If you’re currently using Microsoft Teams, then you should know that Microsoft has just updated a few of the experiences within the chat-based workspace. The Redmond giant has added support for markdown to Teams, added a Team tile to the Office Portal, new tabs for Channels, and much more. We’ve gathered the details Read more about Microsoft Teams adds Markdown support, Team Tile on Office Portal, more[…]

Amazon’s Alexa adds Office 365 Calendars support

www.office.com/setup Blogs: Earlier in the year, Amazon added support for Microsoft’s Outlook calendars to Alexa, the company’s intelligent personal assistant.  As noted by TechCrunch, today, the company has followed up and has also added support for Office 365 Calendars. www.office.com/setup Blogs: Overall, to enable the support for Office 365 Calenders, Office 365 commercial customers with Exchange Online mailboxes Read more about Amazon’s Alexa adds Office 365 Calendars support[…]

Microsoft Teams throws off preview tag, reaches general availability

Microsoft Teams, the company’s much-talked-about Slack competitor is now generally available to Office 365 commercial customers. The global launch was announced today during a live streamed event from Microsoft headquarters, where the company announced that more than 50,000 different organizations including Accenture, Hendridck Motorsports and Expedia have started using Teams during the public preview. Starting today, Teams Read more about Microsoft Teams throws off preview tag, reaches general availability[…]

Our move to Office 365, Teams, and Planner

When we made the switch from WinBeta.org to OnMSFT.com, we needed to move away from our (free) legacy Gmail custom domains setup (yeah, we know – Google, ugh!) to a paid solution, and Office 365 was pretty much a no brainer. For about $5 per user per month, which is what Google charges now for custom domain email, Read more about Our move to Office 365, Teams, and Planner[…]

Microsoft searching for the cause of yesterday’s massive sign-in outages

It has been a rough couple of weeks for Microsoft’s cloud connected services. With back to back outages of some of its most frequented services, Microsoft technicians are looking to pin point the cause of the disruption. Earlier this week, Office 365, Skype, Xbox Live and a few other onliine services went down and would not allow Read more about Microsoft searching for the cause of yesterday’s massive sign-in outages[…]

Three quick sorting tips for Access and Excel

Access and Excel support similar built-in sorting features that eliminate the need for customized sorting tools. Whether you’re a developer or a casual user, these features will save you time. www.office.com/setup Blog: Access and Excel both offer several built-in, easy-to-implement sorting features. Try them out before reinventing the wheel—you might be surprised how efficient these Read more about Three quick sorting tips for Access and Excel[…]

Three ways to find the current day in Outlook calendar views

The current day can be hard to find in a busy calendar. Here are several workarounds that can help. www.office.com/setup Blogs: Visually tracking the current day in relation to the rest of your scheduled events is important. Unfortunately, today is often hard to spot in a busy calendar. To make matters worse, how Outlook highlights the current Read more about Three ways to find the current day in Outlook calendar views[…]

10 things you should never do in Word

www.office.com/setup Blogs: Some Office app habits seem harmless… until changes generate an unexpected mess. You can prevent frustrating problems by avoiding these 10 Word pitfalls from the get-go. www.office.com/setup Blogs: John Muir said, “When we try to pick out anything by itself, we find it hitched to everything else in the Universe.” As a naturalist, Read more about 10 things you should never do in Word[…]

Microsoft adds more security features to Office 365 with Advanced Data Governance release

www.office.com/setup Blogs: Back in February, the Office team launched the preview of Office 365 Advanced Data Governance and Threat Intelligence, two features designed to enhance Office 365’s security and compliance capabilities. Both services are now generally available and the Office team has just published a blog post to explain how Office 365 customers can get started with them. Read more about Microsoft adds more security features to Office 365 with Advanced Data Governance release[…]