Microsoft's all-in-one 365 subscription is available for schools


Now, with its new Microsoft 365 F1 Enterprise plan, the software giant is targeting deskless, or so-called "firstline, workers, the folks on factory floors, in restaurants and countless other hands-on working environments". It includes Office 365 for Education, Windows 10, Enterprise Mobility + Security, and Minecreaft: Education Edition.

Dynamics 365 AI Microsoft announced at Ignite that it was expanding Dynamics 365's intelligence capabilities with so-called "Dynamics 365 AI solutions". "We definitely want more productivity and efficiency, but we do not want to degrade humanity", he said. The company is terming it as the new "Enterprise plan" that is created to target the "firstline worker', also known as the management level of organisations".

Microsoft closed the $27 billion acquisition of professional social-network LinkedIn in December, and has been rolling out deeper connections between its products and Microsoft's Office suite.

Microsoft is ending Skype's foray into business communications, packaging its communications tools into Microsoft Teams, the company's challenge to workplace collaboration startup Slack. After connecting your LinkedIn account to your Office 365 account, you'll be able to get personalised LinkedIn insights in Outlook and other Office 365 apps and services.

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The first two modular apps will supplement the existing Dynamics 365 for Talent app, which became generally available in July.

Formally rolled out late past year, Dynamics 365 combines Microsoft's separate CRM and ERP business applications into a single cloud-based suite that businesses can customize according to their needs.

Azure Stack shipping through OEM partners including Dell EMC, HPE and Lenovo.

With cloud computing now a key factor supporting higher productivity and improved data-driven experiences, any Azure news will have a direct impact on what happens in the enterprise over the coming year.

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The preview of new updates to Azure Machine Learning will provide AI developers and data scientists with a new set of tools to develop and manage machine learning and AI models anywhere - in the cloud, on-premises or on the edge. Office 365 users who depend on Skype for Business will be moved over to Teams. Skype for Business took over from Lync, Microsoft's previous business chat app, back in 2015.

Microsoft says it has been building a new Skype infrastructure that has been "evolving rapidly", and it will serve as the enterprise-grade service for voice, video, and meetings in Microsoft Teams.

Office 365 Usage Analytics coming in early 2018, which will enable admins to analyze and visualize service-wide usage data.

Labour would scrap existing PFI deals, says McDonnell
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