New Office 365 ProPlus deployment guide for IT pros now available

The Office 365 ProPlus deployment team has been working hard to give IT pros the tools they need to successfully deploy Office 365 ProPlus in various scenarios. We recently released a new guide focused on making your organization’s ProPlus deployment a success. The Preferred Practices for Office 365 ProPlus Deployment guide was created for IT […]

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Executing on your ideas through innovation labs

Innovation is not enough. You can have a billion-dollar idea, but to be successful you must develop a product and deliver it to customers. The Harvard Business Review estimated that companies typically only achieve 60 percent of the potential value of their strategies due to failures in planning and execution. Innovation labs are becoming a […]

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Episode 111 with John Bristowe and John Liu about Office 365 development with KendoUI and Angular2—Office 365 Developer Podcast

In episode 111 of the Office 365 Developer Podcast, Richard diZerega and Andrew Coates talk with John Bristowe and John Liu about Office 365 development with KendoUI and Angular2. http://officeblogspodcastswest.blob.core.windows.net/podcasts/EP111_BristoweLiu.mp3 Download the podcast. Weekly updates LinkedIn Acquisition by Satya Nadella PnP Partner Pack by PnP Core Team SharePoint PnP webcast—Building multi-view React client-side web parts with SharePoint […]

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Help prevent user-error security breaches

According to the Association of Corporate Counsel, unintentional employee error is the top cause of data breaches. And with 87 percent of IT professionals concerned about the security of cloud data, according to a Dimensional Research survey conducted for Druva, it’s easy to feel vulnerable. Preventing these unintentional errors can help keep your data protected. […]

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4 tips for easier collaboration with contractors

Having independent contractors at companies of all sizes is the new normal. Busy seasons demand extra bandwidth, full-time employees take temporary leave or unique/temporary roles need to be filled. Whatever the reason, getting support from contractors can provide scale, flexibility and specialized skills to your team—which is why their popularity continues to grow. For example, […]

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Flex—delivering supply chain innovation on a global scale with Office 365

Today’s Microsoft Office 365 post was written by John Wrenn, vice president of information technology for enterprise solutions at Flex. Global enterprises often struggle to maintain the kind of fast-moving culture of innovation that smaller companies appear to employ effortlessly. But this is a time of change in business, and thanks to technology advancements, global […]

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Episode 110 with Yina Arenas on Microsoft Graph—Office 365 Developer Podcast

In episode 110 of the Office 365 Developer Podcast, Richard diZerega and Andrew Coates talk with Yina Arenas about updates to the Microsoft Graph. http://officeblogspodcastswest.blob.core.windows.net/podcasts/EP110_YinaArenas.mp3 Download the podcast. Weekly updates Update to Filtering and Sorting in the Mail, Calendar and Contacts REST APIs by Outlook API Team PnP webcast—Introducing Office 365 Connectors by PnP Core Team PnP […]

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Road realities—how to support your road warriors with tech

The road warrior travels from city to city, meets with potential clients and attends conferences and industry events. And their travel requirements don’t seem to be slowing down. According to the Global Business Travel Association, spending on business travel reached record-breaking levels of $1.2 trillion in 2015, and is expected to rise to $1.6 trillion […]

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