A restaurant can become a workplace using Lync, SkyDrive, and Office Mobile with a Windows Phone. In this short video, Doug Thomas shows you how meetings and even an emergency at the office can be handled via mobile.
January 22, 2012
Inside your document, there's a quick shortcut to find the folder of the document you are working on. In this short video, Doug Thomas shows you how.
August 25, 2011
There's a place for you, a time and place for your questions about any product Microsoft makes. A half a million people go to Microsoft Answers every day for help. In this short video, Doug Thomas gives you a tour and shows you how it can help for your particular question.
July 01, 2011
Access is a bit of a mystery, but using the database tool unleashes powerful customization tools to make data--like your contact list--more specific for your needs. Let Doug Thomas show you in this short video using a free Contacts Database template from Office. com.
November 15, 2010
In this short video, Doug Thomas tells you the inspiring story of a co-worker's unique job strategy.
March 29, 2013
Take a look at your computer mouse. That other button--the right-click button--can lead you to the best keyboard shortcuts so you don't have to remember them. Doug Thomas is your guide in this short video.
November 16, 2012
When business and social bump together, great things can happen. In this short video, Doug Thomas shows you how this mix occurs in your inbox with the Outlook Social Connector.
February 01, 2012
When you wake up in the middle of nowhere, you can still get a lot of work done with a Windows Phone. In this first video, Doug Thomas shows you ways to communicate with the office and how social media is integrated into the your life on the go.
January 17, 2012
Here's a computer mouse you have to feel to appreciate. The new Microsoft Touch Mouse brings the best of mice and touch technology into one cool device. In this short video, Doug Thomas gives it a test drive on an Excel workbook.
December 05, 2011
There's lots of data out there: LOTS. PowerPivot is a free add-in for Excel that can link multiple spreadsheets or even link to a database, thus you can work with millions of lines of data. Let me show you an introduction why PowerPivot works in this short video.
November 14, 2011
Want to see what the future looks like based on where today's software and devices are headed? Kurt DelBene, the President of the Office Business Division, recently introduced the world to a future vision of productivity. This elegant, non-narrated video is based on reams of research. The video certainly is cool, but I wanted to see where today's technology is laying the foundation for this vision. I talked with the creators of video, looked at their data, and generally peeked behind the curtain. Here's my video connecting the dots between the tools of today and the visions for tomorrow.
November 01, 2011
Your office is a sea of calendars. In this short video, Doug Thomas shows you how to get a handle on calendars with Office 365 and the Outlook Web App. Also, Doug shows you how to import other online calendars--like Gmail calendars--into the Web App.
September 16, 2011
All templates are not created equal. Several built-in sample templates for Word and PowerPoint are actually several templates built into one. Doug Thomas dishes on these Sample Templates in this short video.
August 12, 2011
Here's a free graphing calculator students and teachers can use for calculus, chemistry, algebra, and a number of other subjects. Doug Thomas and a math whiz take the free download through its paces in this short video.
July 19, 2011
Class assignments, schedules, homework, projects, and research can all be kept and searched in OneNote. In this short video, Doug Thomas shows students a few tricks about using images and how to share OneNote between multiple PCs, slates, Macs, and phones.
July 19, 2011