April 22, 2016

Early Adopters


Who are office 365 Early adopters:

AUP Office 365 early adopters are volunteer participants representing the 3 parties:

– Students
– Faculty
– Staff

For early adopters, on a given date, the AUP email will be migrated to Office 365 and it will be accessible through the Office 365 web portal, including the full features of O365 integrated applications:

Outlook online:  Mail, contacts, calendar
 Office 2016 online: Word, excel, PowerPoint
Delve: Logs activities
 Sway: Interactive – Multimedia oriented presentation tool 
OneDrive for Business: Cloud storage – up to 1Tb per user
 OneNote – StaffNote: Academic and professional collaboration tool
 YammerEnterprise(Pro) social Network
 SharePoint: Development – for advanced users
 Planner:  Project planning  and task assignment tool

In addition to the above applications, early adaptors will be able to download and install the Office 2016 applications for free on their personal computers (Windows and OSX).

The office 2016 package includes the following desktop apps:  Word, excel, PowerPoint, sway, OneNote, OneDrive for Business and Skype for Business.

What is expected from early adopters? 

To demonstrate a case using at least one of the features of Office 365 (i.e. Calendar, Group, OneNote, Sway, etc.)

A feedback on O365’s:

–          Functionalities
–          Experience
–          Limitations
–          Unexplored features
–          Ease of access