February Office 365 Updates



New updates to Editor, security and compliance capabilities, and Quickstarter highlight February's updates to Microsoft's Office 365. Below is everything your nonprofit needs to know to take advantage of these new features.

Editor Provides Writing Assistance in Word

The new Editor pane helps you learn and improve your writing style by providing even more information and context. It also makes it easy to scan your whole document. This experience replaces the Spelling & Grammar pane and incorporates inclusive design best practices to be accessible for the visually impaired. Learn more about Editor


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New Capabilities Help You Proactively Manage Security & Compliance Risk

Office 365 Secure Score—A new security analytics tool that applies a score to Office 365 customers’ current Office 365 security configuration.
Office 365 Threat Intelligence Private Preview—Service that leverages billions of data points from the Microsoft Intelligent Security Graph to provide actionable insights to the global threat landscape and help customers stay ahead of cyber threats. 

Office 365 Advanced Data Governance Preview—Applies machine learning to help customers find and retain the most important data to them while eliminating redundant, obsolete and trivial data that could cause risk if compromised. Office 365 Advanced Data Governance is now in preview, with general availability planned for later this quarter.
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Read this month’s security and compliance blog for more.

Banish "Writer's Block" with QuickStarter in PowerPoint

QuickStarter is now available in PowerPoint. QuickStarter reinvents how you create presentations by helping you conquer blank slides. Simply type in your topic and QuickStarter gets you going with a curated outline, recommendations on what categories to include, information to research further, and associated images tagged with Creative Commons licenses. Check out QuickStarter to see what it can do!

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Topics: Microsoft Office 365

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