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Walmart Training via Virtual Reality, Microsoft Releases Managed Desktop, More News

Walmart Training via Virtual Reality, Microsoft Releases Managed Desktop, More News

Microsoft’s Ignite conference takes place next week in Orlando, Florida. The company has been sending out a series of releases in the weeks leading up to the conference and is sure to continue doing so throughout the event.

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How Skype’s 2017 Redesign Failed the User

How Skype’s 2017 Redesign Failed the User

Skype has once again been making the news, following Microsoft’s Aug. 31 announcement that a redesign was coming, roughly a year after the last one. A look at the decisions and events that led Microsoft to change course with Skype offers a product design object lesson.

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Office 365 Planner: An Unsung Gem in Collaborative Task Management

Office 365 Planner: An Unsung Gem in Collaborative Task Management

The Planner collaborative task management tool found in Office 365 is a bit of an underused gem. It's certainly worth calling attention to, particularly after an initial Office 365 launch when people have got used to the basics of OneDrive, SharePoint, Teams, etc.

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Microsoft Upgrades SharePoint Framework, Igloo and Lucidworks Partner, More News

Microsoft Upgrades SharePoint Framework, Igloo and Lucidworks Partner, More News

Microsoft continued to build momentum for this month's Ignite conference with yet another announcement — this time, an update to its SharePoint Framework that will make branding intranets easier using SharePoint Online customizations. The Sharepoint Framework was made generally available in February 2017. With it, developers and administrators can build

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Gartner’s Digital Meeting Room Leaders, Box Unifies Content Access, More News

Gartner's Digital Meeting Room Leaders, Box Unifies Content Access, More News

Digital meeting room solutions are where work gets done in the digital workplace and Cisco, Zoom, Microsoft and LogMeIn are all providing the top rooms for enterprises, according to Gartner’s recent Magic Quadrant For Meeting Rooms  (paywall).

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Office 365 and Microsoft 365 Roadmaps Combine, Slack’s $427M Funding Round, More News

Office 365 and Microsoft 365 Roadmaps Combine, Slack's $427M Funding Round, More News

Microsoft’s annual Ignite is scheduled to happen in late September and the Redmond, Wash.-based company is already starting to push out announcements. Among them is the announcement it is pulling the Office 365 and Microsoft 365 product roadmaps together.  In a statement to Office 365 users and reported by Mary Jo Foley in ZDNet, Microsoft

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Office 365 Governance: Establish Your Team

Office 365 Governance: Establish Your Team

Governance in Office 365 has been a hot topic for a few years now. Many struggle to nail down exactly what a governance plan should look like given the constant changes and shifts in technology. I wrote an article several years ago covering how I typically started governance plans with

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