As announced on the Microsoft Press blog we are very excited to announce that we are able to offer Microsoft Office 365: Connect and Collaborate Virtually Anywhere, Anytime (ISBN 9780735656949), by Katherine Murray, as a free eBook download
See below for a high level look at the book's contents and an excerpt from its introduction.
Part I Finding Your Place in the Cloud Chapter 1 What’s Happening with the World of Work? ■ Teams, Teams Everywhere—In the Office and Outside of It ■ Worldwide Collaboration Is Here ■ Going for the Green—With Groups of All Sizes ■ Heads in the Cloud (Computing) ■ A Closer Look at Office 365 ■ What’s Next Chapter 2 Getting Started with Office 365 ■ Creating Your Office 365 Account ■ A Look Around the Office 365 Home Page
■ Setting Up a Profile ■ How Does All This Work? ■ What’s Your Service? Different Setups, Different Services ■ Getting Ready to Use Office 365 ■ How Office 365 Meets Small Business Needs ■ What’s Next Chapter 3 Administering an Office 365 Account ■ Are You an Administrator? ■ An Overview of Your Administrative Tasks ■ First Things First: Key Tasks to Complete ■ Adding and Managing Office 365 Users ■ Viewing Domain Properties ■ Setting Up and Managing Outlook and Exchange ■ Setting Up SharePoint Online ■ Configuring Lync Online ■ Managing Your Subscriptions ■ Getting Help with Office 365 ■ What’s Next Part II Teamwork in the Cloud Chapter 4 What Your Team Can Do with Office 365 ■ Starting with the End in Mind ■ Creating a Shared Space ■ Sharing Calendars Securely ■ Translating Content on the Fly ■ Making Instant Contact with Team Members ■ Holding Online Meetings ■ Broadcasting Presentations Online ■ Creating and Modifying a Website ■ What’s Next
Chapter 5 Creating Your Team Site with SharePoint Online ■ Planning Your Team Site ■ Creating a Simple Team Site—Fast ■ Putting Some Thought into the Team Site Design ■ Choosing a Site Theme ■ Changing the Text Layout of Your Page ■ Posting an Update ■ Adding and Formatting Pictures ■ Adding a New Page ■ Entering and Editing Content ■ Adding Web Parts ■ Sharing Your Site ■ What’s Next Chapter 6 Posting, Sharing, and Managing Files ■ What Is a Document Library (and Where Is It)? ■ Creating a Document Library ■ Organizing Document Libraries ■ Working with Document Library Files ■ What’s Next Chapter 7 Adding and Managing Workflows ■ Introducing Office 365 Workflows ■ Creating a New Workflow ■ Using a Workflow for Your Project ■ Managing Workflows ■ What’s Next Chapter 8 Working with Office 2010 Web Apps ■ A First Look at Office Web Apps ■ Creating, Saving, and Closing a New File ■ Working with an Existing File ■ Choosing Your Tools ■ Levels of Editing in Office Web Apps ■ Co-authoring with Office Web Apps ■ Reviewing and Editing Excel Worksheets ■ Working with OneNote Notebooks ■ What’s Next Chapter 9 Going Mobile with Office 365 ■ How Will You Use Your Phone with Office 365? ■ Receiving and Sending Email on Your Phone ■ Using the Office Hub on Your Windows Phone 7 ■ Last-Minute Word Editing on Your Mobile Device ■ Reviewing and Updating Excel Data ■ Tweaking a PowerPoint Presentation on Your Phone ■ What’s Next
Part III Connecting in Real Time Chapter 10 Email and Organize with Office 365 ■ Introducing Outlook Web App ■ Checking and Managing Email ■ Working with Your Calendar ■ Importing and Managing Your Contacts ■ Adding and Completing Tasks ■ What’s Next Chapter 11 Talking It Over with Microsoft Lync ■ Introducing Microsoft Lync ■ Working with Contacts in Lync ■ Instant Messaging with Your Team ■ Making a Call with Lync ■ Sharing Programs and Files ■ What’s Next Chapter 12 Designing Your Public Website ■ Getting Started with Your Public Website ■ Choosing a Theme and Header Style ■ Choosing a Custom Color Scheme ■ Adding and Formatting Text ■ Inserting, Formatting, and Aligning Images ■ Adding and Organizing Pages ■ Selecting a Navigation Layout ■ Adding Gadgets to Your Site ■ Optimizing Your Site for Web Search Results ■ Previewing and Publishing Your Site ■ What’s Next Chapter 13 Integrating All Parts of Office 365 ■ Using It All Together—Online and Off ■ Getting Productive with Office 365 ■ Creating an Annual Report ■ Tracking a Sales Promotion ■ Preparing an Online Training Module ■ Happily Ever After…in the Cloud
Appendix A Extras for Great Teams ■ Thinking Through Your Group Process ■ Team Contact List ■ Excel Worksheet with Licenses and Permissions ■ Meeting Agenda Template ■ Tips for Your Team Site ■ Proposal Checklist ■ Marketing Checklist