As a Harvard College student, your email, calendaring, and social applications are supported by Google. Your college.harvard.edu account is a Gmail account. It also gives you access to the Google Education Suite, including: Drive, Hangouts, Chats, Calendar, Sites and more. You do not have access to Microsoft Exchange products, which include, Outlook online, Calendar online and Skype for Business. You do have access to most Microsoft products including: SharePoint, Yammer, Microsoft Forms and the Office Online for Education suite.
Cisco Jabber™ Video is an application that extends the reach of video collaboration.
Key Features and Benefits
Jabber Video works with a compatible PC or Mac and a webcam to provide high-definition video communications. Jabber Video can connect to TelePresence and/or WebEx calls resulting in a wider video reach from your desktop.
Office 365’s powerful cloud-based suite of tools makes it easy to securely share files and collaborate with colleagues across the University and outside of Harvard.
Office 365 will be available University wide, and for the first time, all Harvard faculty and staff will have access to the same email, calendar, and file sharing platform to support and foster collaboration, organization, and efficiency.
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Video conferencing uses both audio and video to allow people at different sites to get together over the Internet. This can be a conversation between just two people (point-to-point) or several people at multiple locations (multi-point). Besides just the audio and visual transmission of video conferencing, it can also be used to share documents and display information on your personal computer. These features allow for improved collaboration, more personal engagement, content sharing and improved productivity all in a video solution.Read more about Video Conferencing
We are offering SharePoint as a powerful collaboration service to fulfill part of the University-wide Strategic IT Planning initiative to offer robust collaboration and communications tools to the Harvard community.
What is the relationship between Google Apps and SharePoint?
What functionality will be offered as part of SharePoint?
The initial functionality delivered will be out of the box, with no customizations. This approach ensures that the most valuable components of SharePoint are delivered to the widest customer base. The specific functionality to be delivered includes the ability to: Read more about What does the SharePoint functionality include?