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Microsoft Office 365 Updates for August 2017

One of the benefits of Office 365 is the continual updates that they are providing in functionality, be it user experience or administration tools. See the video with Jim Naroski, which covers the following areas:

Excel Co-Authoring

  • Excel for Windows desktop
  • Works for Documents on SharePoint and OneDrive or OneDrive for Business
  • See who is working with you and see their changes in seconds

​AutoSave for Desktop

  • PowerPoint, Word and Excel options for AutoSave

OneDrive Version History

  • Version History for all file types, not just Office files
  • Keeps older versions for 30 days

Outlook for iOS and Android

  • Better conversation view of messages
  • Quick reply box
  • Account and folder menu re-designed
  • New search coming soon using Microsoft Graph

Microsoft 365

  • Brings together Office 365, Windows 10 and Enterprise Mobility + Security
  • Microsoft Secure Productive Enterprise now Microsoft 365 Enterprise (E3 and E5)
  • Microsoft 365 for Business in public preview

New Business Apps

  • In Preview for Business Premium subscribers
  • Microsoft Connections, Microsoft Listings and Microsoft Invoicing
  • Microsoft Business Center

Sharepoint

  • SharePoint internal communication sites
  • Rolling out to First Release Office 365 customers
  • Perfect for internal communications

Workplace Analytics General Availability

  • Shows how the organisation collaborates and spends time
  • People’s identities are not connected to the data
  • Collaboration Metrics

PowerBI Responsive Visualisations

  • Easier to view on different devices

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Tanya Denton

Tanya is an expert in Office 365, SharePoint Online and associated products such as Power BI. As an expert in CSP (Cloud Solutions Provider), she is knowledgeable about licencing and the state of the market as well as product functionality.

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