Data loss prevention comes to the Office apps with this release.
There also are additional document coauthoring capabilities, new "Tell Me" navigation support, integration with Power BI, and more lockdown/rights management capabilities in the new version of Office for Windows.
Office 2016 for Windows desktops is the full-featured set of Office apps and the successor to Office 2013.
Microsoft released an IT/pro preview of Office 2016 for Windows in March and a public preview in May 2015.
This eliminates the need to constantly check the status board when you need to speak to another employee as soon as they are available.
When you receive a call for another employee, you can quickly check their availability using the board, and then move right to the Message Pad – saving time and eliminating the chance of lost message slips.That means the next Current Branch for Business build of Office 2016 -- which will include the same feature set as the September 22 release, plus four additional months of security updates -- will be out in February 2016, according to today's blog post.There are relatively few new features in Office 2016 for Windows.Microsoft will begin pushing out the new Office 2016 apps via automatic updates in October 2015.Those with volume-licensing contracts will be able to download Office 2016 starting October 1 from the Volume Licensing Center.