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Google Slides vs. Microsoft PowerPoint

Google Slides vs. Microsoft PowerPoint: Which works better for business?

PowerPoint has long been the tool of choice for creating business presentations, but Google Slides is worth a second look. We compare their strengths and weaknesses.

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Is it time to move to hosted Exchange? Considerations for IT

In the wake of serious attacks that exploited vulnerabilities in Microsoft Exchange Server, it may be time to move your mail to the cloud. Here’s what to consider and plan for.

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What you need to know about linking to files and pages in SharePoint

SharePoint Online has some great capabilities when it comes to creating "durable" links to files. But, it turns out that the type of file and the type of link and your browser can deliver different experiences. In other words: It’s...

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Viva Connections: What your intranet wants to be

With Microsoft Viva, companies get a new integrated Employee Experience Platform that brings together communications, knowledge, learning, resources, and insights in a collection of apps delivered in Teams. Here's how Viva Connections...

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Microsoft cheat sheets: Dive into Windows and Office apps

These guides will help you find your way around several generations of Microsoft’s Office apps for Windows — and Windows itself.

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PowerPoint for Microsoft 365 cheat sheet

Are you getting the most from PowerPoint for Microsoft 365/Office 365 in Windows? Learn about the key new features in Microsoft’s powerful presentation app.

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PowerPoint for Microsoft 365 cheat sheet: Ribbon quick reference

Our visual guide helps you find the most useful commands on the Ribbon in PowerPoint for Microsoft 365/Office 365 in Windows, along with keyboard shortcuts for performing each action.

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Microsoft releases native Office apps for M1 Macs

Collectively tagged as "Microsoft 365 for Mac Apps," the company's core Office productivity applications have been updated for Apple's new ARM-based laptops.

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Microsoft Planner cheat sheet

Planner gives Office 365 users a built-in task-management tool that small teams can use to track plans, tasks, and progress. Here’s our guide to using Planner on its own and within Microsoft Teams.

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Microsoft 365 to get big Nvidia AI-editing boost

At GTC this week, Nvidia talked up plans to work with Microsoft to add its AI to Microsoft 365. For this columnist, that would be most welcome news.

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Great news for intranets at Microsoft Ignite 2020

Navigation, branding, and more ways to engage and delight were big intranet themes at this year's Ignite event.

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Microsoft's forthcoming Outlook for Mac should boost WFH

October's release of Microsoft Outlook for Mac adds new tools and features for Mac users in Outlook-based enterprises.

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Microsoft puts Application Guard for Office into public preview

The defensive technology walls off untrusted Office documents to prevent attack code carried by malicious files from reaching the operating system or its apps.

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How to connect a Yammer community to a communication site

One of the best ways to get engagement on intranet sites is to bring a relevant Yammer community to SharePoint using the Yammer Conversations web part. Here's how you go the other way and connect your Yammer community to your...

Google Sheets vs. Microsoft Excel

Google Sheets vs. Microsoft Excel: Which works better for business?

As Google has added more sophisticated features to Sheets, Microsoft has been beefing up Excel’s collaboration abilities. See which spreadsheet app wins in today’s multiplatform environment.

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The best office apps for Android

Create an optimal Android office app power-pack with these thoroughly researched recommendations.

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Which is better for collaboration – Yammer or Microsoft Teams?

Fundamentally, both Yammer and Teams (and email) are about conversation – but they support different types of communication and are for different audiences. The choice about which app to use depends on both.

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Outlook went down for four hours Wednesday. What happened?

The version of Outlook that runs on Windows PCs suddenly stopped working worldwide on Wednesday. The outage wasn’t caused by a bad patch. It wasn’t restored by an update. Microsoft isn’t saying much, but there’s a plausible...

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