[December 2017] – 5 news on Office 365

[December 2017] – 5 news on Office 365

Here is some of the latest updates and news about Microsoft's solutions for the modern workplace.
1- Using the Morph Transition in PowerPoint
Source:  Microsoft Support: Use the Morph Transition in PowerPoint

The Morph transition allows you to animate a smooth movement from one slide to another.

Getting the best connectivity and performance in Office 365

Getting the best connectivity and performance in Office 365

Traditional enterprise networks are designed primarily to provide users access to applications and data hosted in company operated datacenters. A secondary use has been as a gateway for access to the Internet for communications and web browsing. In this model, there is minimal or no network security between users and the company operated datacenters, and a substantial security perimeter between users and the Internet with many network devices such as firewalls, anti-virus scanners, data loss prevention, and intrusion detection devices.

The small business’s guide to secure email

The small business’s guide to secure email

It probably comes as no surprise to most business owners that email is a primary way hackers can gain access to sensitive company data and information. But it may alarm you to know that small businesses are particularly vulnerable.

 

That’s one reason the great Sony email hack of 2014 was such a big deal—it left every business wondering how they could avoid the same fate.

Customize and schedule mail protection reports in Office 365 to be automatically sent to your inbox

Customize and schedule mail protection reports in Office 365 to be automatically sent to your inbox

 Applies to: Exchange Online, Exchange Online Protection, Office 365, Office 365 Enterprise

As an Exchange Online or Exchange Online Protection (EOP) admin, you probably want to keep an eye on your organization’s mail flow, how much spam and malware is being detected, or how often your rules and policies are being matched.

Empowering Connected Societies

Empowering Connected Societies

From cities as large as Mumbai to the smaller community of Tucson, Arizona and everywhere in between, citizens around the world are flocking to city centers at historic rates. More than 50 percent of the world’s population can now be found living in urban areas, and by 2050, nearly 70 percent of the global population—more than 6 billion people—will live in cities.

Measure and grow engagement with group insights in Yammer

Measure and grow engagement with group insights in Yammer

Yammer helps you engage employees across organizational groups, form communities and run cross-company initiatives. Community managers play a large role in creating and nurturing groups for these purposes. We want to empower community managers to make better decisions around their efforts on Yammer by helping them better understand the activity happening in their groups.

Microsoft Education Cloud Solution: End To End Guide For Deployment

2017 has been the year that has seen the various pieces of Microsoft’s Education offerings come together in a more cohesive, end-to-end offering that can now be deployed very easily by schools or their ICT partners.

Naturally, this is centered around Office365 and the power of the Azure cloud identity with Azure Active Directory, combined with the recent Creators Updates in Windows 10 providing a great overall solution for educators and students alike.

OneDrive Files on Demand

OneDrive Files on Demand

We’ll admit, at Cloud-It, we are heavy user of OneDrive. We were a tough pill to swallow when Windows 10 launched and removed the support for OneDrive placeholders that arrived with Windows 8.1. Placeholders allowed you to see your entire OneDrive collection, even if it wasn’t downloaded to your PC, and then if you needed a file, you could double click it to download and open.

8 ways to successfully lead your mobile workforce

8 ways to successfully lead your mobile workforce

For many of us, the rise of the remote workforce comes as no surprise. For years now, office workers have been abandoning their desks in favor of settings that are farther afield and allow them to work in a more comfortable, and often more productive, environment.