Microsoft Sway adds a Text Size slider

I have been using Sway occasionally for presentations. I like that I can put something together quickly and bring in live content easily. But up until now, I found the text size was not ideal for an audience in a room. If I had bullet points or text other than headings, it was difficult to read for those at the back of the room. Today we received t…

Publish your OneNote notebooks via Docs.com

OneNote and Docs.com have delivered yet another valuable way to share notebooks in this announcement. If you've ever wanted an easy way to give a copy of a OneNote notebook to many people, now you can. Publish your notebook to your Docs.com profile and then your followers / audience can download their very own copy. This can be useful for sharing:…

Sway starts rolling out to Office 365: Initial Reactions

Office Blogs announced Sway is rolling out to Office 365 beginning today. So I wanted to share my initial experiences as I take a look at what's available. Since the announcement, there's a few discussions in the Sway group on the Office 365 Network about preventing Office 365 Sway's from being shared publicly and how to disable the feature enti…

Using Sway at Microsoft Ignite with David Alexander

I had the pleasure of meeting with David Alexander from the Sway team, to talk about how Microsoft came up with the wizardry and magic that Sway uses to make our presentations look so good. Sway is an online service that helps you to create, curate and express your ideas in exciting and interactive ways. Sways are easy to make, offering a range of¬…

My #MSIgnite 2015

Welcome to my Microsoft Ignite story. It will be told Live using some of my favourite Microsoft Office tools, embedded and linked to this page. This page will become very much like a dashboard of my MSIgnite experience, using: Sway OneNote¬†with Office 365 OneDrive Yammer I will use multiple Sways, one for each day.¬†There is so much h…

Sway Tip: Advancing through a Sway presentation

Here's a quick tip, showing you a couple of ways to advance through a Sway presentation. http://youtu.be/Gk2uQsGimbs   I used this great¬†Sway from Italian Math teacher and Microsoft Expert Educator Virginia Alberti, to demonstrate advancing through a Sway. Find out how to make your own Sway presentations, at sway.com  …

How does Sway make use of OneDrive

I love how conversations in social media challenge you to discover the answers to questions. How does #Sway make use of OneDrive? There are two ways. Read how the conversation played out:   Sway and OneDrive //   Media and Upload options Add: Media - Choose media from OneDrive or other sources such as YouTube, Twitte…

What are Office 365 Groups? – A Sway Presentation

Continuing with my fun using Microsoft Sway, I skim through some of the features of the new Office 365 Groups. What are Office 365 Groups? Joining a Group Office 365 Group Conversations Sharing Group Files Managing Group Events Using Office 365 Groups from your smartphone or tablet The integration¬†with Exchange and OneDrive for Bu…

My first Sway presentation – Intro to the OneNote Class Notebook Creator

I am lucky enough to be one of the few with early access to the Sway preview. "What is Sway" you say? Sway is a new way to express and present your ideas online. In Microsoft's recent announcement of Sway¬†describe it as "a new way for you to create a beautiful, interactive, web-based expression of your ideas, from your phone or browser". That's ri…