‘Office 365 Development’ category archive

Office 365 Newswire: Google’s QuickOffice could pressure Office 365 – 6.15.2012

The Wall Street Journal explains how Google Docs lacks enterprise-grade support. Sounds like a good time for Google to beef-up their partner model. The analysis of Google’s purchase continues to trickle in. When will MSFT reveal their plans for mobile?... Read the rest of this entry →

Office 365 Newswire: Microsoft Office 365 vs. Google Apps For Government – 6.8.2012

If I understand what I read, Exchange 15 features are running in Office 365, "if it makes sense". Sounds like an interesting concept... Office 365 as a testing / proving ground for the on-premise release. I think this strategy makes anyone using Office 365 a guinea pig... Read the rest of this entry →

Office 365 Newswire: Windows 8 Release Preview – 6.1.2012

The final pre-release of Windows 8 is here! I believe certain established tech journalists received an advanced copy. How else do you explain this super-informative guide written by Paul Thurrot?... Read the rest of this entry →

Office 365 Newswire: Great Ars Cloud Office suite shootout – 5.25.2012

This time out, the topic is how well the cloud suites convert Office documents. This alone should give MSFT a point on the score board. No one is writing an article about how well Word converts a Google Doc document... Read the rest of this entry →

Office 365 Newswire: Can Google Apps unseat Microsoft Office and Exchange? – 5.18.2012

Facebook goes public today. My instincts say Facebook stock is worth considering. My instincts thought the same regarding MSFT 10 years. I acted on that one bought some stock. Ten years later, I am just now seeing the stock price is above my purchase price... Read the rest of this entry →

Office 365 Newswire: Tablet Outlook 2012 – what’s expected from Apple, Google, Microsoft – 5.11.2012

Comparing features in SharePoint Online across Office 365 Service Plans :: I went searching for a decent comparison this past week and found a pretty good one. This grid lays it all out... by plan, by feature, what's included, what's not... Read the rest of this entry →

Office 365 Newswire: score points for Google Docs & Office 365 cloud productivity suites – 5.4.2012

Week-to-week, there are several news items attempt to score points for Google Docs, Office 365, LibreOffice, and other cloud productivity suites. I’ve tried keeping it with them... Read the rest of this entry →

Office 365 Newswire: Windows Live SkyDrive and Office 365 – 4.27.2012

Today’s Office 365 Newswire is okay. The news this week is dominated by Google Drive and Skydrive. Office 365 was a bit quiet but there are still good items to report... Read the rest of this entry →

Office 365 Newswire: What’s new in Microsoft’s Office 365? – 4.20.2012

This week is a bit of a slow news week here at the Office 365 news desk and the Office 365 Newswire reflects this situation. I think when you see the first news item you will see just exactly what I mean... Read the rest of this entry →

Office 365 Newswire: Office 365 for the large enterprise – 4.13.2012

Office 365 doesn't necessarily save large companies money. The funny thing about purchasing decisions is that price isn't everything. To some, price is everything. To others, features and service are most important... Read the rest of this entry →

Office 365 Newswire: What is the secret ingredient of Office 365? – 4.6.2012

Last week I covered some articles that discuss how Office 365 is not so great for the Microsoft Partner community just yet. Well, I think MSFT is very aware of this situation and is doing what they can to help show partners how they can make some money selling Office 365... Read the rest of this entry →

Office 365 Newswire: Reality of the Cloud and its impact – 3.30.2012

The Cloud is a disruptive “technology”. I know it is more than a single technology so I put it in quotes. The Cloud is an idea that involves several technologies. For service providers, the Cloud is really messing things up…it’s disrupting the status quo... Read the rest of this entry →

Office 365 Newswire: Microsoft “Not Nice”, Greedy, For-Profit, Enterprise? – 3.22.2012

We have an extra section today. The topic is the recent Office 365 price reduction. I have to tip my cap to the great XL-Dennis. He got me thinking this way by leaving a thoughtful comment on last week's Office 365 Newswire... Read the rest of this entry →

Office 365 Newswire: Details leaked on Microsoft SharePoint Online 2013 – 3.16.2012

I think we are in for some exciting changes with the upcoming "Wave 15" releases from Microsoft. The way we interact with software will look drastically different in just a few years. Heck, looking back 5 years ago, who was predicting what we are seeing now? ... Read the rest of this entry →

Office 365 Newswire: SharePoint Online site templates – 3.9.2012

Office 365 is still new enough that "introductory" and "first impressions"-type of articles are good things. This one is all about site templates. The author even offers some analysis of the page structure. I don't agree with their conclusion however... Read the rest of this entry →

Office 365 Newswire: Welcome to Visual Studio 11 Beta and .NET Framework 4.5 – 3.2.2012

One of the great things about the MVP Summit is hob-knobbing with other developers... particularly anyone that develops with the Office platform. I typically think of myself as an Office Developer, even when doing non-Office-related projects... Read the rest of this entry →

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