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Private Office 365 & Windows 8.1 Demonstration Sessions

Use your SATV Vouchers to get up to speed with the latest version of Office and Windows

New Horizons is happy to announce a new series of demonstration sessions that will introduce your staff to the latest technology solutions from Microsoft. These sessions are 45 – 60 minutes in length, full of tips and new features, and best of all, SATV eligible.

Review the different Demo Sessions below and mix-and-match four separate sessions to be delivered at different times during the day.

Office 365 Demo Session – 60 minutes

What is Office 365?

  • Understanding Office 365
  • Getting Office on Demand.
  • Using cloud services on demand.
  • Creating and editing files in your browser.
  • Sharing Office docs with SkyDrive Pro.
  • Using the Office 365 navigation bar.

Basics of Office 365

  • Customizing the ribbon.
  • Getting started quickly: New templates right from the start page.
  • Understanding the Backstage view.
  • Adding elements to your documents.
  • Adding online images or videos.

Office 365 integration with services

  • Simultaneously edit your documents.
  • Connecting to your favorite online services.
  • Sharing documents online with Lync.

Outlook

  • Navigating Outlook.
  • Personalizing email with themes.
  • Connecting to Hotmail.
  • Using the People Card.
  • Searching mail.
  • Including your attachments.
  • Working smarter with extras.

Word

  • Reading your documents in Read Mode.
  • Editing PDF documents.
  • Editing documents confidently: Simple Markup.
  • Aligning objects: Live preview.

Excel

  • Working with multiple workbooks.
  • Analyzing data instantly: Quick Analysis.
  • Filling out data in a flash: Flash Fill.
  • Getting more out of Excel with new functions.
  • Interacting with data with Power View.
  • Drilling up, down, or across data.: PivotTable hierarchy drilling made easy.
  • Analyzing data with PivotTables and PivotCharts.
  • Sprucing up your charts: Recommend charts button.

PowerPoint

  • Improving PowerPoint for touch support.
  • Adding multimedia.: More formats, HD content.
  • Choosing a theme for your presentation.
  • Working with objects.
  • Animating presentations.
  • Reviewing presentations.
  • Starting an online Lync meeting from PowerPoint.
  • Presenting with ease

Windows 8.1 Demo Session

Session Description: Jump start your users with a sneak peak at the newest time-saving and productivity-boosting features of Windows 8.1.

Scenario 1 – Managing Your Work Day

  • Understanding the Lock Screen and Logging in with a Picture Password
  • Looking at Live Tiles that come in 4 different sizes
  • Accessing Information with Charms
  • Finding an App
  • Opening and Managing Apps
  • Searching and Sharing within Apps
  • Navigating Multiple Apps
  • Docking an App
  • Closing an App
  • Using the Desktop and Aligning the Background
  • Boot to Desktop
  • Pinning/Unpinning Apps to the Taskbar
  • Pin Folder to the Start screen
  • Using the Start Button to Access the Control Panel, Task Manager, and Signing Out
  • Enabling File History
  • Saving to a Library
  • Finding a File
  • Previewing a File

Scenario 2 – Staying Up to Speed

  • Customizing Tiles
  • Grouping Apps
  • Changing the Background
  • Customizing the Lock Screen and Setting Up a Picture Password
  • Enabling the Photo Slideshow on the Lock Screen
  • Connecting with your Microsoft Account and LinkedIn Account
  • Updating Your Profile
  • Syncing Your Settings
  • Using the Mail App
  • Using the Calendar App
  • Viewing Multiple Calendars
  • Using the People App
  • Accessing Skype
  • Viewing Important Updates in the People app
  • Posting on Yammer
  • Looking Up Stocks on the Finance App
  • Using the News App
  • Opening the Company Intranet Page
  • Navigating in the IE 11 App
  • Browsing with Tabs
  • Browsing with Multiple Tabs
  • Finding Specific Text/Phrases on a Web Page
  • Pinning a Web Page to the Start Screen
  • Saving a Web Page to Your Desktop
  • Moving a Web Page to the Desktop

Scenario 3 – Traveling

  • Saving Files to the SkyDrive Pro
  • Taking Notes in OneNote
  • Syncing Your Notes to SkyDrive Pro
  • Downloading an App from the Store
  • Using the Travel App
  • Using the Reading List App
  • Using Bing Maps
  • Printing a File
  • Connecting to a Projector
  • Presenting with PowerPoint 2013
  • Connecting to a Wireless Network
  • Sharing a File with Others on SkyDrive Pro
  • Using Windows to Go
  • Securing Your Device with BitLocker

Scenario 4 – Taking a Break

  • Managing Multiple User Accounts
  • Downloading Games
  • Watching Videos
  • Listening to Music
  • Syncing with SmartGlass
  • Taking Pictures
  • Uploading Photos
  • Accessing Photos from Multiple Devices
  • Sharing Photos with Others
  • Staying Up to Date with the Sports App
  • Searching for Content with the Bing App

Office 2013

This Office 2013 Demonstration Session will include general basics for Office 2010/2013.

Office 2013 Overview

  • Customizing the ribbon.
  • Get started quickly: New templates right from the start page.
  • Understanding the Backstage view.
  • Adding elements to your documents.
  • Adding online images or videos.

Outlook

  • Navigating Outlook.
  • Personalizing email with themes.
  • Connecting to Hotmail.
  • Using the People Card.
  • Searching mail.
  • Including your attachments.
  • Working smarter with extras.

Word

  • Reading your documents in Read Mode.
  • Editing PDF documents.
  • Editing documents confidently: Simple Markup.
  • Aligning objects: Live preview.

Excel

  • Working with multiple workbooks.
  • Analyzing data instantly: Quick Analysis.
  • Filling out data in a flash: Flash Fill.
  • Getting more out of Excel with new functions.
  • Interacting with data with Power View.
  • Drilling up, down, or across data.: PivotTable hierarchy drilling made easy.
  • Analyzing data with PivotTables and PivotCharts.
  • Sprucing up your charts: Recommend charts button.

PowerPoint

  • Improving PowerPoint for touch support.
  • Adding multimedia.: More formats, HD content.
  • Choosing a theme for your presentation.
  • Working with objects.
  • Animating presentations.
  • Reviewing presentations.
  • Starting an online Lync meeting from PowerPoint.
  • Presenting with ease.

Office 2013 integration with services

  • Simultaneously edit your documents.
  • Sharing Office docs with SkyDrive Pro.
  • Connecting to your favorite online services.
  • Sharing documents online with Lync.

Office Web Apps Demo Session

Office Web Apps: The Office you can carry in your pocket.

  • Accessing the Microsoft Office suite from anywhere: Browser-based versions of programs you use on your desktop every day.

What’s new in Office Web Apps

  • Viewing and editing a document without signing in.
  • Adding and viewing comments.
  • Enjoying the convenience of context menus.
  • Copying and pasting pictures from the web.

What’s new in the Word Web App

  • Changing your document layout to suit your taste.
  • Keeping track of your word count.

What’s new in the Excel Word App

  • Printing a worksheet from the browser.
  • Editing PivotTables in the browser.
  • Sizing your cells with Autofit.
  • Enjoying improved touch capabilities.

What’s new in the PowerPoint Web App

  • Playing videos in the Web App.
  • Adding animations and transitions.
  • Using the improved picture and drawing tools.

What’s new in the Outlook Web App

  • Accessing Outlook from anywhere.
  • Using the new apps in Outlook Web App: Bing Maps, Suggested Appointments, Action Items.
  • Working without a connection.
  • Using inline replies.
  • Forgotten attachment detector.
  • Dragging and dropping attachments from your desktop.
  • Using multiple calendars.
  • Viewing the details of calendar items.
  • Managing your contacts.

OneNote Web App and Lync Online Demo Session

OneNote Web App

  • Accessing OneNote from anywhere.
  • Creating and saving a notebook on your team site or SkyDrive Pro.
  • Sharing a notebook on your computer.
  • Sharing a notebook saved on SkyDrive Pro.
  • Displaying your notes as you intended.
  • Working more efficiently with the formatting toolbar.
  • Adding content wherever using Click-to-Type.
  • Authoring all together at the same time.
  • Finding anything quickly with Instant Search.
  • Using touch just got easier.
  • Copying and pasting pictures from the web.

Lync Online

  • Using Lync Online.
  • Communicating the right way.
  • Collaborating in a variety of ways.
  • Seeing everyone’s real-time presence.
  • Enjoying more beautiful connections in HD video.
  • Doing more quicker with the Quick Lync bar.
  • Taking and sharing notes using OneNote.
  • Keeping your favorites close.

SharePoint 2013 Demo Session

What is SharePoint?

  • Keeping it together:
  • Project organization and management.
  • Content management and data storage.
  • Collaboration.
  • Social networking.
  • Scheduling.
  • Discussions.
  • Planning.
  • Discussion boards.
  • Microblogs.

SharePoint 2013 - The basics

  • Getting around SharePoint.
  • Using the ribbon.
  • Creating a Team Site.
  • Uploading and storing documents.
  • Checking documents in and out.
  • Using SharePoint on mobile devices.

Authoring and Organizing

  • Making use of new authoring features.
  • Uploading videos.
  • Syncing document libraries to your computer with SkyDrive Pro.

Collaboration and Sharing

  • Connecting everyone through Community Sites and Portals.
  • Enabling effective collaboration with Project sites and site mailboxes.
  • Microblogging with Newsfeeds.
  • Accessing your three hubs: Newsfeed, SkyDrive, and Sites.

Integration with Office and Business Intelligence

  • Copying from Word to SharePoint.
  • Integrating with OneNote and team sites.
  • Integrating Excel Services.
  • Visualizing your workflow with Visio 2013.

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