New design upgrades to Microsoft Office 365

New design upgrades to Microsoft Office 365

Office 365 apps like PowerPoint, Word, Outlook, and Excel will be getting upgrades over the next few months. Microsoft expects these new features to boost productivity and overall efficiency of business users. Here’s what they have planned.

Simplified ribbon

The biggest update is with the ribbon, which is a command bar at the top of a window.

Office 365 will block Flash by 2019

Office 365 will block Flash by 2019

Microsoft recently announced plans to eventually stop the activation of Silverlight, Shockwave, and Flash content in Office 365. This is not just the developers disabling bugs with an option to click a link or button to look at content. Within a few months’ time, Flash will be gone from Office 365 for good.

Outlook gets new features

Outlook gets new features

The new Outlook features can help you manage your time, respond to emails, take care of important things and more. Also, new upcoming features will connect you to the people and technology that power your productivity and help protect you and your business.

Office 2019 and Office 365 no longer features OneNote

Office 2019 and Office 365 no longer features OneNote

The Universal Windows Platform (UWP) version of OneNote will now be the only app available for Windows 10, as Office 365 and Microsoft Office 2019 will do away with the 32-bit desktop app.

Microsoft’s OneNote desktop application is nearing the end of its journey, as the software giant will stop developing the product line past the 2016 edition.

Microsoft improves security in Office 365

Microsoft improves security in Office 365

It’s becoming more and more difficult to ensure privacy and security in the applications we use today. Microsoft is well aware of the anxiety that Office 365 users face, which is why they recently introduced these new security capabilities in Outlook, OneDrive, and its apps.

Top 6 new features for Microsoft Teams

Top 6 new features for Microsoft Teams

Are you using Microsoft Teams to streamline communication between your employees? If you are, get ready to enjoy a more convenient workplace chat platform. Microsoft has recently announced six new features for Teams.

Cortana Integration

One new feature that Microsoft will bring to Teams is Cortana, Microsoft’s virtual assistant.

How to optimize Office 365

How to optimize Office 365

Out of the hundreds of Office 365 tools available to you, you’re probably using only 10-15% of them. This could be due to a lack of training or an unfamiliarity with some of the advanced options available in Word and Excel. But it’s easy to optimize your Office 365 investment by learning more about the following communication and collaboration features.

Tricks to make you work smarter in Outlook

Tricks to make you work smarter in Outlook

Email users are always looking for a better way to organize their inboxes, personalize their email signatures, or streamline group communication. Fortunately, these features already exist for Outlook users. You just need to know where to look.

Clean Up your inbox
No matter inbox how meticulously organized your Outlook inbox is, there’s always room for improvement.

Microsoft updates apps for Apple devices

Microsoft updates apps for Apple devices

Microsoft has announced updates, including new capabilities in Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook for iOS and Mac. Office 365 subscribers can now easily drag-and-drop Office files, co-edit documents in real time, and enjoy other enhancements previously unavailable to Apple users.