The great thing about being on Microsoft's Office 365 (O365) cloud service is that your subscription plan gets automatically updated with the latest features and functionality when they become available. We've highlighted the most promising updates for O365 either coming out this month or in the near future. Get in touch if you'd like to talk to us about how O365 can enhance your digital workspace.
Windows Universal App
The OneDrive app can be used on Windows 10 PCs and the Surface Hub in addition to the Windows Phone. Access, edit and share files without having to sync them to your device. Additional features previously only available in the browser experience are also available.
Office 365 Groups: Easily add users from a distribution list to a group
Users can now easily add all the members from an existing distribution list (DL) to an Office 365 Group by simply entering the name of the DL in the group add member dialog in Outlook on the web.
SharePoint Home in Office 365
Microsoft are transforming their O365 tiles into a true home for SharePoint. What was once the 'Sites' page is now the 'SharePoint home' and the “Sites” tile has become the “SharePoint” tile.
Basic Chat in Skype for Business Online allows instant messaging between users. Entry point is a Skype icon within the O365 mail experience.
Copy and Move to SharePoint
Copy and move files between OneDrive and SharePoint in web experiences. (copy a file from OneDrive to a SharePoint document library). Later this year, Microsoft will also add the ability to move a file as well.
Mobile Access to SharePoint Online for Windows Phone and Android
The ability from the OneDrive app to access your SharePoint Online files.