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Marking Global Accessibility Awareness Day

To mark the fifth Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD), a day dedicated to raising awareness about making the digital world more accessible, all Office 365 users are invited to try three simple things.

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Accelerating our move to the cloud

“Overall, we’re confident that working with FastTrack helped us accelerate our transition, optimize our Office 365 environment and position ourselves to stay ahead of the game as new capabilities launch.” —Read more from guest author, Tony Striefel of the Richland Police Department.

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Chicago improves city services with Office 365

City of Chicago selects Office 365 for its security, interoperable collaboration and communication functionality, and to increase overall departmental efficiency.

8 tips and tricks you should know for Excel 2016 for Mac

Since the release of Excel 2016 for Mac, customers have given great feedback about its ease of use and the benefits of the new features. We want to highlight the Excel 2016 for Mac features that customers rave about and share some tips and tricks that could save you a ton of time using the most powerful spreadsheet and data analysis tool on the Mac platform.

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King Saud University gains speed and reduces redundancy with upgrade to Exchange Server 2016

Exchange Server 2016 offers many improvements that help you work more effectively, such as search, sending attachments with Exchange and the Outlook client, or sending a link instead of an attachment. —Read why King Saud University recently upgraded to Exchange Server 2016.

OneNote adds support for iOS 9 and iPad Pro with multitasking, Spotlight search and Apple Pencil

We’re excited to release our update, which adds support for iOS 9, spiffs things up for the upcoming iPad Pro and Apple Pencil and—as always—has numerous improvements in response to customer feedback.

New school year brings new security features to Office 365 Education

Today we are announcing changes to Office 365 Education that will make it easier for schools to meet their security and compliance needs at a time when teaching and learning are becoming increasingly collaborative and cloud-connected.

U.S. Air Force selects Office 365

Last week, the United States Air Force announced it has selected Office 365 to power productivity and collaboration for more than 100,000 active, civilian and reserve personnel.

Coming soon—new ways to achieve more in your classroom

Today, we are announcing the first phase of a Preview program for two new Education services: Microsoft Class Dashboard and Microsoft School Information Sync, which will be available to Office 365 Education users at no additional charge.

Power Map for Excel–May update for Office 365

In the May 2015 update of Office 365 we are proud to introduce a new core feature to Power Map: Custom Regions. The Custom Regions feature allows data to be mapped to the regions that matter most to you, even if they are not the traditional zip code, county, state or country regions. Custom regions are useful for plotting data on sales districts, school districts, congressional districts, land lot development, crop rotation, geological analysis or any other custom-defined polygon.

Enhanced non-delivery reports (NDRs) in Office 365

While advances in technology over the last 30 years have been immense, the state of the art in email non-delivery reports (NDRs) is still just an homage to 1982—overly technical and ill-designed for the modern email user. But that's about to change. Over the next several months, NDRs generated by Office 365 will be enhanced to make it easier to understand and quickly fix message delivery issues.

Teaching Excel and data analysis—one professor’s efforts to prepare students for today’s careers

Should a university teach a course on Excel? I have heard this question a lot. But while doing research for my Ph.D. thesis at Delft University of Technology, I noticed the whole world is run by Excel.—Read more from Felienne Hermans, an assistant professor at Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands on teaching Excel to university students.