Coming Soon: Office 2016
Partners HealthCare Corporate employees' devices will begin upgrading to Office 2016, which includes the most current versions of Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Access. Office 2016 is part of the Office 365 suite of applications and online services offered by Microsoft.
Here’s what you need to know to get started:
When will I get it?
The date of your upgrade is determined by the last digit of your device/control #:
- Tuesday, April 18
- Devices ending in 0 and 1
- Tuesday, May 9
- Devices ending in 2 to 9
How does the upgrade work?
- Desktops are upgraded by an automatic process overnight (starting on Tuesday night).
- Laptops are upgraded through a self-install option. After you've been notified that Office 2016 is available for your device, follow this guide to install and activate the new software.
What changes will I see?
This new version offers a fresh look and feel, as well as several new features across all Office applications. Outlook incorporates the ribbon throughout, and includes enhanced features designed to help you work more efficiently.
Where can I learn more?
Training schedule, FAQs, and other resources can be found on the Office 2016 training & support site.
For help with upgrade: