A lot has happened in April and many updates have come through.

Collaboration got a big boost this month with the initial release of:

  • Skype for Business for Mac Preview
  • sharing and messaging updates to the Office 2016 desktop client
  • the ability to create external Yammer groups
  • and more.

So did mobility, with:

  • new Calendar Apps for Outlook on iOS and Android
  • new Project Portfolio Dashboard apps
  • support for mobile application management (MAM)
  • conditional access capabilities for Skype for Business mobile apps.

And don’t forget :

  • a new home page is rolling out to all Office 365 usersNewSharePointHome
  • Safety Tips for email
  • FastTrack is expanding
  • Get & Transform in Excel 2016
  • Power Query add-in for Excel got a host of updates.

For teachers, the OneNote Class Notebook add-in now includes LMS assignment and grade integration. And for developers, there are presentations on Office add-ins, 2016 Build, authentication, Angular 2, and Cordova.

Click Additional Information below to learn more about the new features and improvements released for Office 365 during April.



By Pieter Veenstra

Business Applications and Office Apps & Services Microsoft MVP working as a Microsoft Productivity Principal Consultant at HybrIT Services. You can contact me using contact@veenstra.me.uk.

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