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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...

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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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How to filter Outlook emails on all your devices

Mail rules filter incoming messages to keep your inbox clean — and one type called server-side rules can filter some emails no matter what email client or device you are using.

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There's new and updated planning resources for modern intranets in Microsoft 365

Here's useful guidance and best practices to help you get started with a new intranet project and helpful advice about moving from classic to modern SharePoint.

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How to work across time zones in Outlook

If you work with people in distant cities, keeping time zones in sync can be a challenge, as can keeping track of other countries’ holidays. But some versions of Microsoft Outlook can help.

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Microsoft's Windows 10 servicing calendar: a showcase for contradictions

The latest calendar concept details when different parts of the Windows 10 upgrade process take place, how each successive refresh syncs with other versions, and how disparate parts of the product line like Windows and...

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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 2016 and 2019 cheat sheet

Are you getting the most from PowerPoint 2016 and 2019 for Windows? Learn about the key features in Microsoft’s powerful presentation app.

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7 tips to help create and manage multilingual SharePoint communication sites

Microsoft 365 now lets you create intranet sites in multiple languages. You can create pages and news in a user’s preferred language, and show site navigation, site title, and the site description in the preferred language, too. The...

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Microsoft ousts Office 365, crowns Microsoft 365 new monarch

For Microsoft, it's a case of out with the old, in with the new. For users, it's a recipe for confusion.

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Delays, deals and drastic actions: Microsoft responds to the pandemic

Because it makes Windows and Office, two tech cornerstones of most modern corporations, Microsoft's response to the COVID-19 outbreak matters a lot. Here's a rundown of what's changed.

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How to have Teams meetings with people outside your organization

Microsoft Teams was designed for collaboration with colleagues in your own company, but that makes it harder to meet with other people.

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