Office365

  • Microsoft shows off PowerApps at WPC16

    Microsoft’s Partner Conference is going on right now and during the keynote, they showed off a new preview service called PowerApps. This comes as part of the Office 365 suit of applications and services from Microsoft. PowerApps is like the Yahoo Pipes of 2016, allowing you to connect disparate data sources...
  • Cortana connects to Office 365 in Windows10 Build 10162

    It’s the third Windows 10 build in a week, the offices of Microsoft must be one giant can of bug spray plenty more bugs squashed in build 10162. While most of the changes are relating to performance, stability and fixing problems, it seems there are a couple new additions...
  • Office 365 inc Office 2013, now free for lots of students and teachers

    Microsoft have made an important change today in the sale of Office. Millions of students across the globe can now get Office for free. If the education organisation you study with has a volume license with Microsoft, you’ll be able to signup to Office 365 with your school email...
  • Students get Office 365 for less than the price of a coffee

    Microsoft Office is used by more than a billion people on the planet, you don’t get to those numbers without being smart about user adoption. Part of the Microsoft’s winning strategy is to get to customers early in their computing lives so the Office applications are engrained in their...
  • The socialisation of the Enterprise, Yammer added to Office Web Apps

    The enterprise traditionally lags behind consumer trends and social is no exception. While our personal lives are enhanced through sharing experiences with our networks of family, friends and followers, when it comes to work, engrained business culture is wrestling with the socialisation on their doorsteps. If you ask any...
  • Experiencing 8Gs of awesome, the flight of a lifetime

    This week I had an experience that I’ll remember forever. During Microsoft’s TechEd conference on the Gold Coast, attendees had a chance to win a ride this trick plane. Sponsored by Office 365, the Extra 330LX aircraft is an amazing aircraft. Capable of a top speed of more than...
  • Netbreeze, a clean and powerful analytics suite

    During a press briefing on Microsoft Dynamics 2013, the company showed off a service called Netbreeze that they recently acquired. The analytics service is not currently available as they closed the doors after the acquisition. Microsoft are now working on integrating the service into Dynamics CRM, but this will...
  • The insane logistical challenges of V8 Supercars

    V8 Supercars is one of the fastest growing sports in Australia and the company behind it all, has an amazing logistical challenge, around 70 staff work tirelessly to organise 18 teams (each with 30-70 staff of their own) and 28 cars to get to 15 events across 3 countries....