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Microsoft® Office 365: Connect and Collaborate Virtually Anywhere, Anytime

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Whether partnering on a critical project, mining the ideas of your favorite braintrust, or creating a cohesive team among far-flung colleagues—you’ll learn how to capitalize on the collaboration scenarios now possible through cloud-based business services.

Table of Contents

  1. Microsoft© Office 365: Connect and Collaborate Virtually Anywhere, Anytime
  2. Dedication
  3. Introduction
    1. Who This Book Is For
    2. What Is Cloud Computing?
    3. Introducing Office 365
      1. What Cloud Computing Means for You
      2. Office 365 Versions
    4. A Quick Roadmap
    5. Let’s Get Started
    6. Acknowledgments
    7. Errata and Book Support
      1. Errata
      2. We Want to Hear from You
      3. Stay in Touch
  4. 1. Finding Your Place in the Cloud
    1. 1. What’s Happening with the World of Work?
      1. Teams, Teams Everywhere—In the Office and Outside of It
      2. Worldwide Collaboration Is Here
      3. Going for the Green—With Groups of All Sizes
      4. Heads in the Cloud (Computing)
      5. A Closer Look at Office 365
        1. You Can Use What You’ve Got
        2. Big-Time Security
        3. Keep It Simple with the Office 365 Home Page
        4. Stay in Touch with Outlook
        5. Sync Your Team with Microsoft SharePoint
        6. Real-Time Connection with Microsoft Lync
        7. Work with Office Web Apps
      6. What’s Next
    2. 2. Getting Started with Office 365
      1. Creating Your Office 365 Account
      2. A Look Around the Office 365 Home Page
      3. Setting Up a Profile
        1. Changing Your Password
        2. Changing Your Profile Picture
        3. Setting Office 365 Preferences
      4. How Does All This Work?
      5. What’s Your Service? Different Setups, Different Services
      6. Getting Ready to Use Office 365
        1. Installing Microsoft Lync
        2. Getting Ready to Use Office 2010
          1. Running Office 365 Desktop Setup
          2. Setting Up Outlook 2010
        3. Setting Up Your Mobile Phone
          1. Setting Up POP and IMAP Email
      7. How Office 365 Meets Small Business Needs
        1. The Big Picture: Online and Off
        2. Email, Calendars, Meetings, and More
        3. Creating a Team Workspace
        4. Sharing Documents with Your Team
        5. Instant Messaging, Calls, and Web Meetings with Microsoft Lync
        6. Behind-the-Scenes Support: Security and Reliability
      8. What’s Next
    3. 3. Administering an Office 365 Account
      1. Are You an Administrator?
      2. An Overview of Your Administrative Tasks
      3. First Things First: Key Tasks to Complete
      4. Adding and Managing Office 365 Users
        1. Adding Users
          1. Adding Users One at a Time
          2. Adding Multiple Users at Once
          3. Setting Permissions, User Location, and Sign-In Status
          4. Assigning Licenses
          5. Sending an Invitation Email
        2. Changing Passwords
      5. Viewing Domain Properties
        1. Adding a Domain to Office 365
      6. Setting Up and Managing Outlook and Exchange
        1. Create a Distribution List
        2. Add External Contacts
        3. Migrate Your Email
      7. Setting Up SharePoint Online
        1. Adding Users for SharePoint Online
        2. Assigning User Permissions
      8. Configuring Lync Online
        1. Set External Communications
        2. Modifying User Information
        3. Setting Up Dial-in Conferencing
      9. Managing Your Subscriptions
      10. Getting Help with Office 365
        1. Creating Service Requests
        2. Checking System Status
      11. What’s Next
  5. 2. Teamwork in the Cloud
    1. 4. What Your Team Can Do with Office 365
      1. Starting with the End in Mind
      2. Creating a Shared Space
        1. Displaying the Team Site
        2. Working with Document Libraries
        3. Creating a Space for Announcements
      3. Sharing Calendars Securely
      4. Translating Content on the Fly
      5. Making Instant Contact with Team Members
      6. Holding Online Meetings
      7. Broadcasting Presentations Online
      8. Creating and Modifying a Website
      9. What’s Next
    2. 5. Creating Your Team Site with SharePoint Online
      1. Planning Your Team Site
      2. Creating a Simple Team Site—Fast
      3. Putting Some Thought into the Team Site Design
      4. Choosing a Site Theme
      5. Changing the Text Layout of Your Page
      6. Posting an Update
      7. Adding and Formatting Pictures
        1. Editing Your Picture
      8. Adding a New Page
      9. Entering and Editing Content
        1. Formatting Your Text
        2. Adding Text Styles
        3. Applying Markup Styles
        4. Coding for Language
      10. Adding Web Parts
      11. Sharing Your Site
      12. What’s Next
    3. 6. Posting, Sharing, and Managing Files
      1. What Is a Document Library (and Where Is It)?
      2. Creating a Document Library
        1. Adding Documents
          1. Posting Single Documents
          2. Adding Multiple Documents
      3. Organizing Document Libraries
        1. Ordering Files in Your Document Library
        2. Modifying the Current View
        3. Adding a New Column to the Document Library
        4. Creating a New View for Your Document Library
        5. Switching Views
      4. Working with Document Library Files
        1. Adding a New Library Folder
        2. Starting a New Document
        3. Viewing File Properties
        4. Checking Out and Checking In Files
        5. Setting Alerts
      5. What’s Next
    4. 7. Adding and Managing Workflows
      1. Introducing Office 365 Workflows
      2. Creating a New Workflow
        1. Setting Workflow States
        2. Specifying Task Details
        3. Editing Your Workflow
      3. Using a Workflow for Your Project
        1. Checking Workflow Status
        2. Completing a Workflow Task
        3. Stopping a Workflow
      4. Managing Workflows
      5. What’s Next
    5. 8. Working with Office 2010 Web Apps
      1. A First Look at Office Web Apps
        1. Introducing Office Web Apps
        2. How Office Web Apps Work
        3. Web Apps on Your Phone
        4. What You Can—and Can’t—Do with Office 365
      2. Creating, Saving, and Closing a New File
      3. Working with an Existing File
      4. Choosing Your Tools
      5. Levels of Editing in Office Web Apps
        1. Viewing Your File in Office 365
        2. Editing in Your Web Browser
        3. Taking It to the Desktop
      6. Co-authoring with Office Web Apps
        1. Editing in the Browser
        2. Another Way to Co-author in Office 365
      7. Reviewing and Editing Excel Worksheets
      8. Working with OneNote Notebooks
      9. What’s Next
    6. 9. Going Mobile with Office 365
      1. How Will You Use Your Phone with Office 365?
      2. Receiving and Sending Email on Your Phone
      3. Using the Office Hub on Your Windows Phone 7
      4. Last-Minute Word Editing on Your Mobile Device
        1. Editing a Word Document on Your Phone
        2. Adding Comments
        3. Formatting Text
        4. Saving and Sending Your Edited Document
      5. Reviewing and Updating Excel Data
        1. Working with the Worksheet
        2. Making Simple Editing Changes
        3. Saving and Sending Worksheet Changes
      6. Tweaking a PowerPoint Presentation on Your Phone
        1. Mobile Editing for Your Presentation
        2. Saving and Sending Your Presentation
      7. What’s Next
  6. 3. Connecting in Real Time
    1. 10. Email and Organize with Office 365
      1. Introducing Outlook Web App
      2. Checking and Managing Email
        1. Checking, Reading, and Responding to Your Mail
        2. Creating a New Message
        3. Changing Mail Views
        4. Choosing a New Theme
        5. Managing Your Mail
          1. Creating New Mail Folders
          2. Moving Messages
          3. Searching for Messages
          4. Filtering Your Mail
        6. Setting Mail Preferences
        7. Creating a Meeting Request
      3. Working with Your Calendar
        1. Adding an Appointment
        2. Changing Your Calendar View
        3. Sharing Your Calendar
      4. Importing and Managing Your Contacts
        1. Adding New Contacts
        2. Importing Contacts
        3. Searching for a Contact
      5. Adding and Completing Tasks
      6. What’s Next
    2. 11. Talking It Over with Microsoft Lync
      1. Introducing Microsoft Lync
        1. Signing In to Lync
        2. Getting Started with Lync
        3. Entering a Personal Note
        4. Setting Your Location
        5. Setting Up Sound and Voice
      2. Working with Contacts in Lync
        1. Creating a Contact Group
        2. Accepting a Contact Request
        3. Setting Privacy Levels for Contact Relationships
        4. Tagging Contacts
        5. Changing Contact Views
        6. Working with Presence and Contact Cards
      3. Instant Messaging with Your Team
      4. Making a Call with Lync
        1. Launching a Video Call
      5. Sharing Programs and Files
        1. Sharing Your Desktop
        2. Sharing Programs
        3. Using a Whiteboard
      6. What’s Next
    3. 12. Designing Your Public Website
      1. Getting Started with Your Public Website
        1. Making Simple Web Changes
        2. Setting Up Your Site
        3. Applying a Page Background
      2. Choosing a Theme and Header Style
        1. Changing the Site Header
        2. Add a Logo to Your Site
      3. Choosing a Custom Color Scheme
      4. Adding and Formatting Text
        1. Formatting Your Headings
        2. Creating Lists
        3. Adding Hyperlinks
      5. Inserting, Formatting, and Aligning Images
        1. Formatting Your Picture
        2. Setting the Alignment for Images
      6. Adding and Organizing Pages
      7. Selecting a Navigation Layout
      8. Adding Gadgets to Your Site
      9. Optimizing Your Site for Web Search Results
      10. Previewing and Publishing Your Site
      11. What’s Next
    4. 13. Integrating All Parts of Office 365
      1. Using It All Together—Online and Off
        1. Checking a File Out of Your Document Library
        2. Checking a File in After You’re Done Working on It
        3. Saving Files to Your Computer
        4. Saving Files to Your Document Library
      2. Getting Productive with Office 365
      3. Creating an Annual Report
        1. Thinking Through Your Content
        2. Planning for Production
        3. How Office 365 Helps Facilitate the Process
      4. Tracking a Sales Promotion
        1. Thinking Through Your Approach
        2. Planning for Production
        3. How Office 365 Can Help with Your Sales Promotion
      5. Preparing an Online Training Module
        1. Thinking Through Your Training
        2. Planning for Production
        3. How Office 365 Can Help with Your Online Training
      6. Happily Ever After…in the Cloud
  7. A. Extras for Great Teams
    1. Thinking Through Your Group Process
    2. Team Contact List
    3. Excel Worksheet with Licenses and Permissions
    4. Meeting Agenda Template
    5. Tips for Your Team Site
    6. Proposal Checklist
    7. Marketing Checklist
  8. Index
  9. About the Author
  10. Copyright