How LexisNexis Drew People to Yammer

Adopting social media in the workplace as a fundamental communication tool can be an uphill battle. LexisNexis–a computer-assisted legal research services corporation–knew this, so they devised a rather clever way to drive early adoption of Enterprise Social: house unique and dynamic content only on Yammer. They began by posting anything from exclusive Q&As with executives…

Office 365

Announcing Office 365 Personal: A new way to access Office 365!

At last week’s SharePoint Conference, we discussed Office 365 for business investments and got some outstanding feedback from customers. Now it’s time for a few updates for our consumer customers using Office 365 – 3.5 million subscribers and counting. Today I want to announce Office 365 Personal. Coming this Spring, Office 365 Personal is a new, great option for people interested in using Office 365.  It’s designed for an individual, allows…


Compact message header in Outlook 2013

We are excited to announce that we’ve taken all the feedback we’ve received and used it to design a compact version of the email message header in Outlook 2013. The new message header gives you control over the header information you see, so that you can concentrate on what matters most: the content of the message. We really like it, and we think you will too.

Office 365

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…

Guest author
Amelia Rose Earhart at an air show

Inspiring change: My mission to support young women to soar

Guest contributor Amelia Rose Earhart is a TV reporter, aviation enthusiast, and founder of The Fly With Amelia Foundation. Her inspiring story demonstrates that when a woman is shown by another, that she can use her mind, her heart and her skills to craft the life she imagines, she is given a tool she will forever take with her on her own unique journey.


Working Social Tour Wrap Up: Socially Savvy in Tokyo

On January 28, Working Social Tour stopped in Tokyo for the first time, welcoming an engaged audience of almost 300 customers. Yammer Co-Founder and CTO, Adam Pisoni, kicked off the event with a keynote focusing on the Responsive Organization — translated in real time to Japanese through audio headsets. As reported by several customers, none…


Introducing Enterprise Social

The world is a giant network. People are hyperconnected through the cloud, through social networks, and through mobile devices. Your customers are part of this network and expect you, as a business, to be as connected as they are. They want faster responses, personalized service, and better experiences everywhere they are. Enterprise Social can help…


SharePoint Server 2013 Service Pack 1 now available

Today we announced SharePoint Server 2013 Service Pack 1 (SP1) at the SharePoint Conference 2014 in Las Vegas, NV. SP1 is our latest release to SharePoint Server 2013 on-premises. This service pack includes performance, reliability, and security fixes. It also helps IT address some of the most common scenarios faced when moving to the cloud, helping them deploy cloud-based workloads in their organization faster and with less complexity, while providing…