ATOI365D#Office365Challenge – 9 Days to Go – If you’re anything like me, you’ll also be like a kid in a candy store when it comes to the latest updates in Office 365 (Office 2016). This post will help you stay on top of the latest updates and give you some resources to learn more.

Day:  356 of 365, 9 left
Tools:  Office 365, Office 2016
Description: What’s new and Improved in Office 365?
Audience:  All


What does Microsoft say: Microsoft Office 2016 helps you to do your best work—anywhere, anytime, and with anyone. New, modern versions of the classic desktop applications Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, OneNote, Publisher, and Access are built for maximum productivity. You will quickly produce professional documents with rich authoring features, design controls for pixel-perfect layouts, and intuitive tools to help you make the most of your data. Read more…

Where to find the latest updates:

Many times when opening an app on my desktop, I’m presented with a small popup window that shows “What’s New…” for that App. You can also find these by going to File > Account and click on the “What’s New” button on the right. The popup will show again and also allow you to Learn more by clicking on the link provided:


Learn More:

The above Learn More link will navigate to an App specific page which gives you more details on the latest updates, for example in Excel:


I am extremely thankful for convincing myself to do this #Office365Challenge. It has forced me to research and learn more about the changes in Office, on a daily basis. If you are interested in what has changed, please see resources below.

Note:  Always keep in mind that updates are reliant on your channel release. See my blog about updating you Office.

There have been so many updates and additions to Office 365 that it’s rather human to just accept it and not really take a step back and understand the impact these small, yet powerful features will have on our lives as we know it.

Overview of my challenge: As an absolute lover of all things Microsoft, I’ve decided to undertake the challenge, of writing a blog every single day, for the 365 days. Crazy, I know. And I’ll try my best, but if I cannot find something good to say about Office 365 and the Tools it includes for 365 days, I’m changing my profession. So let’s write this epic tale of “Around the Office in 365 Days”. My ode to Microsoft Office 365.
Keep in mind that these tips and tricks do not only apply to Office 365 – but where applicable, to the overall Microsoft Office Suite and SharePoint.