Office 365 Applications
Office 365 offers a host of applications for seamless collaboration, communication, and productivity. Tools included in Penn State’s Office 365 access include Outlook, Word, Sway, SharePoint, and more.
Excel makes it easy to create, edit, and view spreadsheets using powerful formatting and data analysis tools. Get the most out of your data by developing graphs and tracking trends using Excel’s host of features.
OneDrive offers secure, cloud-based storage that lets you seamlessly collaborate and access files from anywhere in the world, at any time. With options to view files on both desktop and mobile, OneDrive helps you stay connected no matter where you are.
OneNote lets you take digital notes while collaborating with colleagues, students, and more. Notes can incorporate drawings, photos, and text and are seamlessly accessible on multiple devices.
Create interactive reports, newsletters, and presentations using Sway’s powerful design tools. Sway’s built-in design engine takes the guesswork out of formatting while giving you the ability to customize presentations to fit your needs.
Flow brings 175 applications and websites together to create a streamlined workspace. With Flow, users can receive notifications, gather files, and collect data by creating their own commands or with one of Flow’s hundreds of free templates.
Yammer is a new way to connect with coworkers across an organization through an online, social network that works with other Office 365 applications to share ideas. On Yammer, users can create interest- or department-specific groups, discuss ideas, or share workplace updates.
Newsfeed lets you stay updated on conversations with teammates, activities and projects, documents, tags, and more. Using Newsfeed, you can view what’s going on both University-wide as well as with specific colleagues you follow.
Teams provides a chat space for colleagues to share and discuss ideas both through threaded chats and integrated video and voice conversations via Skype. Working alongside other Office 365 applications, Teams can bring in documents or projects from other applications to be viewed and discussed.
Stream provides a business-orientated upgrade to Video with a focus on collaboration, security, and availability across devices. A reorganized page allows videos to be dragged and dropped for upload and organization, videos trend with hashtags to be found easier in searches, and users can follow channels that interest them.
SharePoint provides content management, internal and external sharing, team and communication sites, intranets, and more. Users can also automate business processes and protect sensitive information using advanced data-loss prevention capabilities.
Delve lets you search and discover content and information across Office 365 that might be relevant to projects you’re working on. Delve ensures your content connects across platforms, making it easier for you to stay organized.
Easily collect data through surveys, quizzes, and polls using Forms. The application automatically generates graphs using responses and can be exported to Excel for more in-depth analysis.