The Social Recipe for Business Success

As head of his company’s global working culture and social business teams, Thomas Asger Hansen enjoys brainstorming about change enablers and process reengineering. To introduce those themes to a wider audience, he put out a Social Business Cookbook that compares business transformation to kitchen artistry. Because after all, everyone likes talking about food. The cookbook’s…


Working Social: Driving Employee Adoption of Social Business

In the third post of this series, I wrote about how to drive executive engagement and alignment around your social business strategy and initiatives. In this post, we’ll be taking a closer look at how to drive adoption by employees – and how this new level of engagement will transform the organization. The Field of…


May 20 webcast now available on-demand: How a technology firm created remote access using Project 2013 and social media sites

Join us Tuesday, May 20 at 10:30am PST/1:30pm EST to learn how a midsized technology firm utilized Project 2013 and social media to manage their implementation projects and their business at a portfolio level. Read on to register and learn how to receive a fully functioning, perpetual copy of Microsoft Project 2013!


Volunteers Share Experiences From Yammer Give Day

Two weeks ago, Yammer conducted our second all office Give Day. We sent more than 150 employee volunteers to nine different organizations to serve and prep food, tutor students, tend to community gardens, educate about technology and support essentials to San Francisco’s homeless. Our volunteers returned from Yammer Give Day buzzing with excitement and eager…

Office 15-Minute Webinars
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Webinar: 8 great timesavers in Outlook

Did you know that you can drag any email into your calendar to make an appointment? Or you can just ignore pesky emails? You will if you watch this Office 15-Minute Webinar. Need a sneak peek? Here is our 30-second trailer. What you will learn at the webinar Turn off email notifications File>Options>Mail>Display a Desktop Alert. Make a calendar entry fast Drag a message to Calendar in the lower-left. Ignore a conversation…

Customer stories
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Heinz—Global food leader savors new ideas and cuts costs with Office 365

“When we consider the cost reductions in conferencing, telephony, data storage, and staffing, we estimate that adopting Office 365 will reduce our IT costs by 20 percent annually.” — Leandro Balbinot, Chief Information Officer, H.J. Heinz Company . Read the guest post from Heinz CIO, Leandro Balbinot profiling the global food giants move to Office 365.

Why Microsoft

Outlook Web App provides more efficient calendar delegation and management than Gmail

Microsoft’s focus on business productivity in the cloud is unrivaled, and this is also true for the calendaring experience in Office 365. To show how Office 365 can increase productivity for everyone, including top-level executives, I collected feedback from executive admins at companies that had considered Google Apps for business, but chose Office 365 for their cloud-based productivity solution. These executive admins feel quite adept at using calendar delegation in…


Connecting the dots with Project Lite: From time tracking and collaboration to business growth

Microsoft Project Lite – A companion offering to Project Online or Project Server, provides a very collaborative and engaging environment for team members to submit timesheets, manage tasks, highlight issues and risks, and collaborate with each other as well and other project stakeholders at a price of $7 per user/month.