The first day of Microsoft’s 2014 SharePoint conference in Las Vegas unveiled a slew of new products and services, as well as detailing elements of Microsoft’s cloud and on-premises productivity roadmaps. But what was perhaps more fascinating was what those announcements showed about Microsoft’s -- and in particular -- Office’s devices and services future.
Telefonica found technology doesn’t have to be perfect to be useful, and it's worth a little compromise on features to get the advantages of having everyone using the same tools. The best way to make that happen is to be honest -- and to think about the user experience rather than the technology.
Microsoft's Power BI service, available to anyone today, has some nice sharing and discovery features and combined with newer tools in Excel offers a nice package of business intelligence tools. But it shouldn't be lumped together with the kind of data visualization service that's easy to get up and running.
Microsoft just released its second quarter earnings and the report shows that the company is managing to grow its enterprise business but is actually losing ground in many of its consumer businesses.
In just a few days, Microsoft will hit an important milestone – the one year anniversary of the launch of Office 365 Home Premium. For people who still have Office 2010, it doesn't make sense to renew their Office 365 subscription.
Nobody needs all its features, but somebody needs each of them.
Cloud services mean a small business might not need a server any more, as long as you have good storage, good connectivity and Office 365