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Windows and Office align feature release schedules to benefit customers

Windows 10, Office 365 ProPlus, and System Center Configuration Manager make twice-a-year feature release schedules more manageable and predictable for easier enterprise deployments.

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.

Next on Modern Workplace—the evolving role of technology

Enterprise technology is evolving at lightning-fast speed, sparking trends like big data, cloud computing, unified communications, mobility, and social. But how do businesses effectively capitalize on these trends to drive collaboration, productivity, and better value for their customers? Register now to find out on the next Modern Workplace on May 5th, where we’ll come to you live from Ignite, Microsoft’s premier technology conference in Chicago.

Next on Modern Workplace—globalization of the workforce

Register now to watch Modern Workplace live on April 7th, and hear directly from two global leadership experts about how to span geographical and cultural boundaries to create a culture of collaboration that makes your business more efficient and agile—no matter where employees are located.

Sign in page branding and cloud user self-service password reset for Office 365

Today we are adding two Identity and Access Management features to the Office 365 subscription, which were previously only available with an additional Azure Active Directory (AD) Premium or Enterprise Mobility Suite subscription.

OneDrive for Business comes to Mac and iOS devices

Today we’re excited to announce new ways that you can access and manage your OneDrive for Business files from your Mac and iOS devices.

Xbox and Power Map team up to analyze game data

In the spring of 2014, the Xbox team asked the Power Map team to help them better analyze data collected from the instrumentation of various games to help them improve performance and the gamers experience.

Skype for Business sessions now included in Office 365 Summits

On November 11th, we announced our plans to rename Lync to Skype for Business, which will include shipping new client, server and service in Office 365 during the first half of 2015. Today, we are thrilled to announce the availability of Skype for Business technical training, created to help our partners and IT pros get ready for the upcoming product release.

Power View interactive visualizations and PivotTables can now be embedded in blogs and websites

Telling a story with data has become so much more than basic tables and charts and some of you have been using Power View to create dynamic and interactive visualizations or shared PivotTable analysis based on your data models. But you have not yet had a way to share these publicly. Excel now offers all Office 365 Enterprise E3 or SharePoint Online Plan 2 subscribers with an option to embed the Power View interactive visualizations and PivotTables you’ve created in your workbooks.

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Manufacturing productivity in the cloud—TE strengthens connections with Office 365 ProPlus

Today’s post about Office 365 ProPlus was written by David Ark, senior director of Infrastructure Solutions for TE Connectivity (NYSE: TEL), a $14 billion world leader that designs and manufactures the smart connectors, sensors, antennas and electronic components that are essential in our increasingly connected world.

Excel Power Map–December update for Office 365

Last month we shipped a great time saving feature—playing a tour directly from any scene. This month we’ve improved Geocoding performance, made the Auto Fit feature for custom maps more accurate, and added another popularly requested feature as well—a quick way to select all items when filtering.

Garage Series: Your questions answered. Shared computer activation in Office 365 ProPlus

Do you use shared computers, Remote Desktop Services or solutions like Citrix XenApp with Office? On September 1st shared computer activation was enabled for all Office 365 ProPlus users. On this show Jeremy Chapman invites Amesh Mansukhani to answer the most common questions we’ve been hearing about shared computer activation and demonstrate everything along the…