Posts Tagged ‘Office 365’

Office Newswire: Why is Office 365 more important than Windows 8?

Why Office 365 is far more important than Windows 8? Monthly subscription fees are a beautiful thing. Windows is the OS and we need that. But what we want is apps, apps, and more apps! Apple proved it. ... Read the rest of this entry →

Creating an Outlook Mail App in Visual Studio 2012

It's time to stop messing around and take the Office web app model for a spin. In this article, I'll show you how to create a simple but useful Outlook Mail App that lets you attach notes to mail items... Read the rest of this entry →

Office 365 Newswire: Is On-Premises software a thing of the past?

“Your eyes our bigger than your stomach”. – Any Parent My parents told me this all the time. I would load my plate full of food at dinner only to achieve a full tummy before I could eat it all (I still, miraculously, had room for dessert). This tendency still afflicts me only not so [...]... Read the rest of this entry →

Office Newswire: Office is now the Netflix of productivity suites

Office as a Service (OaaS) has officially arrived. It was inevitable really. In fact, just last year I updated the “List of Things that 100% Certain in Life” to include item #3: monthly software fees. I was just trying to be silly but it looks like I was more right than I was wrong. The [...]... Read the rest of this entry →

Office Newswire: Will the new Office developer model be successful?

I’ve been thinking about The Tablet Wars and how the market is changing. Yes, there have been lots of changes already. But these changes are overwhelming due to a single product… the iPad. Apple has enjoyed a big lead because they took the risk to create a tablet device based on the iPhone. The press [...]... Read the rest of this entry →

Office 365 Newswire: New features of Office 15 to be unveiled – 7.13.2013

Microsoft expected to unveil update to Office suite. Because Office 365 includes Office desktop apps in many of its plans, this is indeed an Office 365 Newswire-worthy item. Also, this unveiling is expected to occur on Monday and I don’t want until Wednesday to tell you about after-the-fact. Over 1,000,000,000 users await the news ... Read the rest of this entry →

Office 365 Newswire: Google vs. Amazon – confusing cloud offerings – 7.4.2012

SharePoint 2013 name confirmed and SharePoint store details :: We've heard this news before from the same source. But the great inspector Furuknap is back again with more news. He has new information regarding the SharePoint app store as well... Read the rest of this entry →

Office Newswire: Will Yammer become part of Office 365 SharePoint Online? – 6.27.2012

Microsoft swallows Yammer for $1.2 billion. Better business social networking is on its way. Eventually, it will "surface" in Office 365’s SharePoint Online. Yammer has over 200,000 corporate accounts (with 5 million users) ... Read the rest of this entry →

Office 365 Newswire: Office 365 and Microsoft Surface Tablets – 6.22.2012

Can Office 365 and Surface Tablets become Microsoft's Killer Combo? Yep, I think so. As I stated on Wednesday. All of a sudden Windows 8 makes sense to me. I think Office 365 will be a big player too. The Surface tablet doesn't exactly have a large hard drive. The Office web apps all-of-a-sudden are more compelling.... Read the rest of this entry →

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 →

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