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Office 365 April 2016 Update

Microsoft Office 365 Updates for April 2016

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, which covers the following areas:


  • Excel 2016 updates - Get & Transform functionality. New date and time filters in the query editor allows you to filter by dates.
  • Free Training, including titles:
  • Get it done from anywhere
  • Content collaboration
  • Run more effective meetings
  • Email and calendar on the go
  • Coming soon: Work like a network


  • SharePoint 2016
  • Hybrid functionality – cloud hybrid search allows both on premise and O365 content to be surfaced in one search result
  • Live online event for the future of SharePoint
  • Communication
  • Skype for Business
  • Connect existing phone lines and phone numbers to O365
  • Additional features automated business call handling and speech recognition
  • Project Rigel
  • Security
  • Advanced security alerts
  • See where users are using documents
  • See unusual activity such as new user creation
  • App permissions


  • New Admin Center
  • Frequent tasks on dashboard
  • Simplified tasks
  • Search bar
  • Admin Center Reports
  • Detail rich insights on how the services are used by users
  • Reports can be adjusted to identify trends
  • Available now - Office 365 Users, Email Traffic, Office 365 Activations
  • Coming Soon – OneDrive, SharePoint, Yammer, Skype for Business, User Interaction
  • FastTrack
  • The customer success service to help you to transition to the cloud
  • Improved success plan builder

Find out More about Office 365

If you would like more information on Office 365 and what it includes, please see the web page here, or contact us directly to see how we can help support you.

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