Gartners 2014 Magic Quadrant for Social Software in the Workplace

Gartner recognizes Microsoft as a Leader positioned highest in ability to execute and furthest in completeness of vision for social software

We are excited to announce that Microsoft has been positioned as a Leader in Gartner’s 2014 Magic Quadrant for Social Software in the Workplace! Vendors in the report were evaluated on ability to execute and completeness of vision, and Leaders are considered well-established vendors with widely used social software and collaboration offerings.

Yammer
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Yammer Enterprise now included in Office 365 Midsize Business and Education plans

One of our key themes at the SharePoint Conference in March was Work Like a Network. Yammer is at the heart of this new way of getting things done, and ever since the acquisition we’ve been focused on weaving social capabilities deeply into Office 365. In November we announced the addition of Yammer Enterprise to all Office 365 Enterprise plans. And today—to further support our vision—I’m pleased to announce that…

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Outlook.com introduces the most sophisticated rules in webmail

The average person has 184 emails in their inbox, and receives 28 emails each day*. This can be a lot to handle, so helping you get to the email you care about is one of our top priorities. Starting today, we are releasing Advanced Rules and three other features, all to help you keep your inbox in top shape and make it even easier to see the email that matters…

Customer stories
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averda cleans up and moves to Office 365 and Yammer

With Office 365 and Yammer, we now have safe and reliable access to our emails, group sites, documents, files, etc. and our employees are constantly connected and sharing knowledge throughout the company. The combination has been a win-win for our organization… Read the full story written by Anthony Kurban, CIO guest author from averda–the largest environmental solutions provider in the Middle East and North Africa.

Video shows
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The Garage Series for Office 365: Work like a network. A first look at enterprise social updates with Yammer

This week Jeremy Chapman is joined by Yammer and enterprise social expert, Christophe Fiessinger, to give a preview of what’s coming with Yammer and Groups spanning Office 365 services for mail, collaboration and social. Christophe demonstrates upcoming changes within inline commenting and integrated collaboration experiences – proving that social is not just a single browser-based destination, but woven throughout Office 365. Today we have a special 10 minute show, covering…

Office 365
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Introducing Delve (codename Oslo) and the Office Graph

Ashok Kuppusamy is a group program manager in the FAST engineering team based in Norway. Update 7-9-2014: Microsoft announced Delve as the official name for codename Oslo. We are incredibly excited to introduce the newest member of the Office 365 family: Delve (formerly codename Oslo). We announced it and the Office Graph last week at the SharePoint Conference keynote. You can get a closer look at Delve by watching this…