Microsoft Office 365 is an integrated experience of apps and services with word processing, spreadsheet, presentation, email and note taking capability.
It includes Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Teams and OneDrive.
It is pre-installed on all staff machines.
Staff can also install Office 365 on up to 5 personally owned devices for free.
Office 365 groups enable collaboration between staff, students, contractors and external users by facilitating:
The following guidelines must be considered when creating, managing, deleting or archiving Office 365 groups.
You can create an Office 365 Group from OneDrive.
Group owners are the moderators of the group. They can add or remove members and have unique permissions like the ability to delete conversations from the shared inbox or change different settings about the group. Group owners can rename the group, update the description or picture and more.
Group members are the regular users in your organization who use the group to collaborate. They can access everything in the group, but can't change group settings.
Login to Onedrive or open OneDrive from Okta. On the OneDrive screen select (+) to create a Office 365 Group.
Enter the required details that conform to the following guidelines:
Click 'Next' to continue.
Additional Owners should added to an Office 365 group to minimise potential for loss of access should one owner be unavailable;
Enter all members who will need access to this Office 365 group. Each member will have access to all resources available to the group.
On completion of the Office 365 Group setup, you will be directed to a group overview screen. To view the resources available to group, click on 'Group Conversations'.
On this screen you can view all the resources applicable to group. It is recommended that you bookmark this link for direct access.
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