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The 2014 Microsoft Product Roadmap

From Windows 8.1 receiving its first major update to the "Threshold" release wave beginning to take shape, 2014 promises to be an important year for Microsoft's vision of a more unified product ecosystem. Key releases for Office, Dynamics, Windows Phone and others are also in the offing over the next 12 months.

Microsoft Discontinuing Several SharePoint Online Features

Microsoft has disclosed that it is axing a number of features from its SharePoint Online product, apparently as part of an effort to urge users toward Yammer.

Microsoft Rolling Out Office 365 Collaboration Improvements

Microsoft on Wednesday announced it has begun to roll out new document collaboration capabilities to some Office 365 subscribers, with full availability expected by next month.

With Dynamics CRM-Office 365 Bundle, Microsoft Takes Aim at Salesforce.com

Microsoft on Wednesday unveiled a new cloud-based solution for sales departments that bundles Dynamics CRM Online, Office 365 and Power BI.

Office 365 'Delve': Is This Anything?

Like a few of Microsoft's newer technologies, Delve will either change the way we work for the better -- or be a scrambled mess.

Microsoft Makes New SMB-Focused Office 365 Plans Available

Microsoft on Thursday launched three new new Office 365 subscription plans aimed at small-to-medium businesses (SMBs).

Microsoft Launches Preview of 'Sway' App for Office

Microsoft on Wednesday announced the preview version of "Sway," a new content aggregation app for Office.

Microsoft Adds 'Groups' Collaboration Feature to Office 365

Microsoft is beginning to roll out a new social networking feature called "Groups" to Office 365 subscribers, the company said on Thursday.

'Office 16' Screenshots Reveal Few Major Changes

The next version of the Microsoft Office suite is not likely to break any new ground, judging by recently leaked screenshots.

Microsoft Dumping 'Office on Demand' for Office 365

Effective November, Microsoft will no longer offer its Office on Demand feature to business users of Office 365 services or to those who use the Office ProPlus productivity suite.

Microsoft Rolls Out 'Delve' for Office 365 in Limited Release

Delve, formerly code-named "Oslo," became available to select Office 365 subscribers on Monday.

Microsoft Adds App Sharing Feature to Office 365 ProPlus

Microsoft recently added a "shared computer activation" feature for Office 365 business subscribers, making it possible to share a computer or a virtual machine with Office 365 solutions among multiple users.

With New Cloud Competencies, Microsoft Gives and Takes Away

The addition, at last, of cloud competencies gives partners a clear place in the Microsoft Partner Network to establish expertise and build a practice. Yet, some other Microsoft moves regarding cloud are causing partners serious concern.

Microsoft Releases Office for iPad Update

Microsoft this week updated its Office for iPad suite, just four months after its initial release.

Microsoft Simplifies Office 365 Policies for Volume Licensing Users

Microsoft recently replaced its "Online Services Use Rights" document for volume licensing customers with the new "Online Services Terms" (OST) document.