…If Redmond aren’t using this slogan then they should be.
Over the past months Microsoft Office has delivered some radical changes and improvements in applications, add-ons and the underlying business model.
The shift from search to intelligent discovery in Office 365 was achieved with Project OSLO, now Office Delve built with the Office Graph.
Over the last week we were bombarded with news from Office but before this the biggest news recently was that Office 365 Subscribers get unlimited, yes UNLIMITED storage on One Drive from first release 2015.
The ramifications of this are huge especially with One Drive now differentiating between personal and business files.
First Microsoft announced at Tech Ed the availability of Office 365 APIs (for mail, files, contacts and calendar) and Mobile SDKs for Android and i OS.
Combined with the ability of Developers to deploy their Office apps to the Office App launcher we were now arriving at This week Microsoft announced a strategic agreement with Dropbox to allow full Office integration across phones, tablets and web.
Windows Phone users were doing the happy dance at the announcement that this would finally involve a Dropbox app for Windows Phone, something noticeably MIA.
Then Microsoft announced a new version of Outlook for Mac available to Office 365 subscribers…
Today just when we thought it couldn’t get any better Microsoft decided to knock our figurative socks off by announcing that Office for Mobile on i OS and Android will be free, yes absolutely, utterly, totally FREE.
Returning readers know that a recurring theme about Microsoft is the ecosystem philosophy. That would be incredible but the whole picture represents Office 365 as a comprehensive, customizable collaboration and productivity solution.
Warptest believes that underneath all the good decisions at Microsoft is a business and technology idea that nothing stands alone and everything belongs to a greater ecosystem. The end game is clearly Office Everywhere and all your documents connected thru Microsoft technologies.