Introducing content roadmaps for Office IT Pros

The Office Resource Kit team is rolling out a series of content roadmaps for subject areas like Office 2013 deployment and compatibility. We designed these roadmaps with several goals in mind: Give context and order to the articles so that you know what to read, when, and why.  Act as a central home page that…


Frequently asked questions about Office 365 ProPlus

We’ve had some questions about running Office 365 ProPlus, including application data storage, and scalability and deployment. This blog addresses those questions. Do I need Internet connectivity to run Office 365 ProPlus applications? You can install and run Office 365 ProPlus with or without a connection to the Internet. In a managed deployment performed by…


October 2012 Cumulative Updates for Office and related products are now available

You can now get the October 2012 Cumulative Updates (CUs) packages for Office 2010, and the 2007 Office system. The CUs also include Office servers and SharePoint products. In these knowledge base articles, you’ll find links for the individual update packages and their descriptions. In addition, there are overall packages available for the following products:…


Deploying labels (tags) for better analysis in Telemetry Dashboard

When you deploy Telemetry Agent to clients, you can specify up to four labels that best describe your users. Labels are one of the key features of Telemetry Dashboard because they let you filter the collected telemetry data by geographical location, individual business groups, specific types of users, and so on. By using labels, you…


New Telemetry Dashboard video and article on TechNet

If you’ve never seen Telemetry Dashboard in action, check out our new video, Quick tips for Telemetry Dashboard navigation. These tips help you start the dashboard, hide and show data, and quickly go back to a previous worksheet. If you’re still in the process of evaluating Telemetry Dashboard, be sure to review our new article, Topology…


Office 2013 Administrative Templates (ADMX, ADML) and Office Customization Tool (OCT) download available

On 11/5/2012, the Office engineering team released updated Office 2013 Administrative Templates and Office Customization Tool (OCT) files which administrators can download here: Office 2013 Administrative Template files (ADMX/ADML) and Office Customization Tool. Included in this download is an Excel spreadsheet (office2013grouppolicyandoctsettings.xlsx) that lists the Group Policy and OCT settings. The policy settings apply to…