Office 2016: Microsoft begins worldwide roll-out of applications
As well as the regular apps, Microsoft has new offerings such as Office 365 Planner which lets teams of employees plan their work days. All the Microsoft Office 365 components can be managed and configured through the online portal users can be added manually, that is imported from the CSV file. “We have a nine-month roadmap for new changes in the MS Office ecosystem which the chief information officers (CIOs) can see and act accordingly”, Lall said. You can buy a new iPad Air or iPad mini today, tomorrow or next year and – unless Microsoft revamps its licensing approach – you can use Office for document editing and creation at no cost.
While Office 2013 provides the option to save files in the cloud, the 2016 pack automatically saves progress online as long as a valid Microsoft email address is logged in.
Microsoft also gave details of new Office 365 solutions for enhanced collaboration that will be available soon. Smart Lookup is a web built right into Office.
Office 365 Personal is also available for $69.99 per year, or $6.99 per month, and includes access to Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, Outlook, Publisher and Access on 1 PC or Mac, 1 tablet and 1 smartphone.
Samsung Electronics’ new line of Galaxy devices will support the latest Microsoft-developed Office programs, The Korea Times reports, citing unnamed sources with knowledge of the matter.
“That’s why Microsoft is focused on reinventing productivity and business processes for the mobile-first, cloud-first world”, he says. The update includes a variety of new features, such as integration with Bing search and a “Tell Me” search box that helps users find functionality inside the Office apps without having to comb through a maze of menus.
Office 2016 apps run beautifully on the Windows 10, including the new Sway for Windows 10 to create shareable, interactive stories that look great on any screen. The company has been focusing more of its engineering on the Office 365 cloud-based versions of Office, where customers can get monthly updates without installing and maintaining the software on-site.
According to Jordan, one of the biggest benefits of Office 2016 in healthcare is more streamlined teamwork.
At the current preview stage, the Office 365 Import Service is free to use. It’s much more than just a communication app though, and is really better thought of a productivity tool since it can help users become more productive with other users.
At the enterprise level, Microsoft is providing built-in data loss prevention functionality that allows centralized IT administration, as well as multifactor user authentication.