NEW LOWER PRICES FOR OFFICE 365

Customers continue to give us fantastic feedback on Office 365. Since we launched last summer, we’ve been happy to serve great companies like JetBlue, Patagonia, Campbell Soup Company, Groupe Marie Claire, and Tata Steel Europe. We’re regularly delivering new value in the service, releasing updates now monthly, and recently brought Office 365 to another 22… Read More »

YAMMER ANALYTICS HELP BENCHMARK NETWORK HEALTH

Today we’re excited to announce a long-awaited analytics dashboard, which will allow our customers greater visibility into their network activity. It’s been one of the most highly requested features, and we worked closely with a group of our customers to spec it out. More specifically, Version 1 of Yammer analytics will include the following metrics:… Read More »

USE POWERPOINT SLIDE LAYOUTS TO MAKE PRESENTATIONS MEMORABLE

By guest blogger Ellen Finkelstein, PowerPoint MVP and author of many PowerPoint skills books. To learn more about her books, and get free tips and reports go to www.ellenfinkelstein.com. When all your slides look alike, your entire message can be blurred. At the end of your presentation, you want your audience to remember your main… Read More »

THE RISE OF THE EMPOWERED EMPLOYEE

Every major business era shifts sources of competitive advantage and displaces sources of power. The confluence of advances in social, mobile and cloud technologies has begun to shift economic power from large-scale institutions that dominated the industrial age through sheer size and economies of scale to self-organizing individuals and loosely governed networks. The ability to… Read More »

ACCESS 2010: HOW TO WRITE EXPRESSIONS FOR WEB QUERIES, FORMS, AND REPORTS

Today’s guest author is Russell Sinclair, the Program Manager for expressions, ACE, along with other features. (NOTE: Because this post explains one of the basic improvements to Access 2010, it remains very popular among Access developers. For that reason, we’re republishing it so many more of you can easily discover it.)   Access has traditionally supported a wide… Read More »

FREEZE PANES MADE SIMPLE (VIDEO)

Ever wanted to see just a part of your Excel worksheet that’s way over on the right? You scroll over and find the information you’re looking for, but your row or column headings-sometimes both-have disappeared. Or maybe you want to see data in one row that’s at the bottom of your worksheet (which might contain hundreds… Read More »

CREATING CUSTOM SHAPES IN POWERPOINT 2010

(Note: Creating and combining custom shapes is a tool introduced in PowerPoint 2010 that lots of presenters find useful. We first published this post in February 2010 and ever since then people have been looking it up so here it is again.) PowerPoint has a lot of great preset shapes, but sometimes what you really need is… Read More »

RIDE THE SHARK! IT’S VLOOKUP WEEK MARCH 25-31, 2012

What strikes terror into the hearts of Excel beginners? VLOOKUP!  Excel power users, though, can’t live without it. Excel MVP Bill Jelen has declared March 25 – 31, 2012 to be VLOOKUP week. He’s invited his fellow Excel experts to publish VLOOKUP posts on their sites during the week.  At MrExcel.com, Bill will offer five podcasts about VLOOKUP and… Read More »

WHAT’S YOUR FAVORITE THING ABOUT EXCEL PIVOTTABLES?

Do you belong to LinkedIn? Did you know that LinkedIn has lots of Excel user groups where Excel trainers, developers, financial modelers, and even Excel blackbelts compete to out geek each other–or just share information.  (The Excel Blackbelt group is for data visualization experts.) We loved this recent discussion in the Excel Trainer group when Tina Williams from… Read More »