Rugby Football Union Builds Internal Culture with SharePoint and Yammer

There are many reasons that businesses today might choose to invest in their technology and adopt new digital solutions. However, underlying core business requirements, there is usually a need for some form of change. Companies always start the conversation with “something could change to improve X,” or “something has to change to overcome Y.” It’s…


Social Weaves an Enterprise Together

This post was co-authored by Ali Kazmi 
Enterprise Social tools are changing the way people work together within an organization. By creating a powerful network of connected employees, tasks get completed faster, information is shared easier and people respond quicker. The result is an effort that keeps a business moving forward together in a rapidly-changing…


Facilitating Community-Driven Innovation

Where do the best, most innovative ideas come from? At IdeaScale we believe they come from a community working together to surface possibilities and innovations and we provide the leading platform for not just gathering those ideas, but delivering on them. IdeaScale is a comprehensive innovation solution, providing end-to-end software, strategy and support that help…

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Visio webcast December 16—tips and tricks for Project 2013

Join us Tuesday, December 16th at 9:30 a.m. PST/12:30 p.m. EST for this exciting and practical webinar that will demonstrate tips and tricks for building and maintaining a proactive project schedule. Read on to register and learn how to qualify to receive a complimentary copy of Microsoft Project Professional 2013!


Rightpoint Embraces Social with 100% Yammer Adoption

This post was co-authored by Microsoft’s Steven Piotrowski If you’ve followed Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella’s mobile-first, cloud-first announcements, you know that he envisions a Microsoft that provides the productivity platform that will be the “operating system for all human activity” or, in other words, the single pane of glass through which you see your entire…


Microsoft Interns at the G20 Young Entrepreneurs’ Alliance Summit

The 2014 G20 Young Entrepreneurs’ Alliance (G20 YEA) Summit was held in Sydney and brought together more than 350 delegates from the G20 countries to promote youth entrepreneurship as a driver of economic growth, job creation and innovation. Yammer was utilized as the main platform for communication and collaboration over the three-day event, with Microsoft…


Leveraging the power of networks to help kids succeed in school

Today’s post features Mat Heller, Executive Vice President of Marketing and Communications, & Erica Vevurka, Communications Integration Manager, CIS Leveraging the Power of Networks to Help Kids Succeed in School Communities In Schools (CIS) has always been all about networks. That began with its founding in 1977, when CIS started fostering cooperative partnerships among local businesses, social service agencies, healthcare providers, and volunteers to do whatever it takes to help kids stay in…


Innovating Government for the 21st Century

Today’s post features Neil Castles, Director General, Department of Housing and Public Works, Government of Queensland, & David Johnson, Acting Chief Superintendent, Queensland Police Service, Queensland Government Innovating Government for the 21st Century Established more than 150 years ago, the Queensland Government has a long history of protecting citizens from crime, rescuing them in fires and floods, and assisting with matters ranging from transportation to housing. But in recent years, Queensland found itself grappling…


Are You Changing as Fast as Your Workforce?

No doubt you’ve noticed it: your workforce is skewing younger. In fact, millennials (those born between 1980 and 1995) are expected to make up more than 50 percent of the workforce by 2020. This new generation works hard and they definitely work differently. In order to attract and retain top millennial talent, most businesses must…