After its purchase of LinkedIn, Microsoft has started to integrate the social network’s data into its products lines, specifically Outlook. LinkedIn profile data for a given email contact can be viewed in Outlook.com and Office 365 after you link your Microsoft account and LinkedIn account.
This feature is planned to be included with Outlook for Windows and iOS in the following months, as well as Dynamics 365 and other products.
Free online versions of Microsoft Office applications can be found at https://products.office.com/en-us/office-online/documents-spreadsheets-presentations-office-online. These include:
Users are required to sign in using their Microsoft account.
Microsoft has released an updated set of free Technology e-Books on various subjects. The full list can be found here.
Book topics include:
- Microsoft Office
- Windows 10 and Windows Server
- SQL Server
- Visual Studio
- Power BI
- Dynamics CRM
Extended Support for Microsoft Office 2007, which includes Excel and other applications, will end on October 10th 2017. This does not include Exchange 2007, which ended support on April 11th 2017.
Microsoft has announced the new project called Microsoft Teams, a group chat workspace within Office 365. It runs on Windows, Mac, Android, and iOS.
Office 365 IT administrators can turn on Microsoft Teams by opening Office 365 Admin Center and selecting Settings > Services & Add Ins > Microsoft Teams.
More information can be found at teams.microsoft.com and techcommunity.microsoft.com/t5/Microsoft-Teams-Blog/bg-p/MicrosoftTeamsBlog
An overview of the Microsoft Teams developer platform can be found at msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoft-teams/index.