Collaboration

Microsoft Teams, Office 365 Groups, SharePoint, Yammer…What Should I Use, and When? - presented by Avepoint

For today's fast-paced, mobile-driven, and globally dispersed workplace, Microsoft offers tons of great ways to effectively communicate and …

6 considerations for building enterprise bots

The bot ecosystem is maturing, and larger organizations are starting to adopt communication platforms that let bots take part in enterprise workflows. There is a growing opportunity for bot builders to move their user bases from early adopters to big enterprises. But the opportunity to capture big …

Automation

Fire Up the Chat Bots, as Facebook’s Messenger Platform Is Now Open for Standard Messaging

Facebook’s Messenger Platform is now open for standard messaging, with business and developers having a 24-hour window to respond to messages …

Fortune 500

Majority of mobile collaboration firms will support chatbots by end of 2017

<i>(c)iStock.com/ne2pi</i><p>More than half of mobile collaboration providers will support chatbots in their offerings by the end of 2017, according to new …

Microsoft Tech Community

It’s been a busy month here! Earlier in January , we let you know about updates to file management in SharePoint modern document libraries (copying …

Microsoft SharePoint

16 Features to Look for Before Choosing a Bot Platform

There are a plethora of bot platforms available on the internet. In fact, every few days there is a new framework getting introduced and it is …

DevOps

What is Skype for Business? - Skype for Business

Skype for Business lets you quickly connect with others across your company or around the world.<p>It looks and feels like Skype, but has added …

Skype

Breaking down silos—tools for better communication and collaboration

Today’s workforce is spread across more locations than ever before: 37 percent of workers telecommuted to some degree in 2015. Companies occupy …

Provisioning "modern" team sites programmatically

Vesa Juvonen|Last Updated: 2/10/2017<p>2 Contributors<p>"Modern" team sites were introduced in SharePoint Online during the autumn of 2016 and the option …

Microsoft SharePoint

Get more done faster with Microsoft Teams

Around the world teamwork is on the rise. Research suggests employees now work on nearly double the number of teams than they did just five years …

Microsoft

Prysm updates its Visual Workplace to incorporate centralized live source streaming

Prysm has updated its cloud based collaboration platform with Live Source Streaming, Quick Start, and Wireless Screen Sharing features.<p>Silicon Valley …

Technology (UK)

Will Groups Impact Your Organization?

Ever since Microsoft debuted their Office 365 Groups, focusing initially on the conversational capability within Outlook rather than the underlying …

International science collaboration growing at astonishing rate

Even those who follow science may be surprised by how quickly international collaboration in scientific studies is growing, according to new research.<p>…

Science

Microsoft breaks through in the Gartner Magic Quadrant for Business Intelligence and Analytics Platforms - The Official Microsoft Blog

Today I’m thrilled to share that for the second year in a row, Microsoft has been positioned furthest to the right for completeness of vision within …

Big Data

Towards a unified theory of enterprise collaboration

Ever since the turn of the century, collaboration has been the missing pillar of enterprise software in the digital era. While there are clear …

Enterprise

App integration company MuleSoft files to raise $100 million in IPO

MuleSoft, a company selling application programming interface (API) management and application integration software, today submitted its regulatory filing to raise $100 million in an initial public offering (IPO). The company is aiming to go public on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the …

Technology (India)

Conditional Access Policies with SharePoint Online and OneDrive for Business

The days of the corporate boundary beginning at the firewall are over, today’s corporate boundary is the end user. Connectivity is ubiquitous and …

Microsoft Adds New Video Call and IM Features to Skype Preview

Just yesterday, Microsoft brought Skype Preview on Android and announced four new features for the Skype Insider Program. Now, the company has added …

Microsoft

Employees Don't Need Workplace Tools to Be Fun, Just Efficient

Let's face it, work isn't cool.<p>Organizations have been trying for years to increase employee adoption of tools — and make work fun in the process — …

Microsoft Word

Share SharePoint files or folders in Office 365

Applies To: SharePoint Online Office for business Office 365 Admin Office 365 Small Business Admin OneDrive for Business SharePoint Online Website …

Building a community and a platform for Microsoft Teams

Since we announced the preview of Microsoft Teams in November, we’ve seen great momentum with users. It has also been exciting to see developers …

Microsoft

Gliffy

When you need to create a simple diagram, such as a floor plan or a flowchart, in a pinch, Gliffy gets the job done pretty well. This Web app for …

9 Tips for Improving How Your Team Uses Slack

<i>This article is courtesy of BusinessCollective, featuring thought leadership content by ambitious young entrepreneurs, executives & small business</i> …

Keyboard Shortcuts

Meetings that work (and don’t) in Slack

Meetings are great. Or they’re terrible. Either way they are a vital part of every organization, in some way.<p>But meetings take time and coordination, …

Productivity

Microsoft Opens Its Garage, LibreOffice Releases New Version, More News

When it comes to email, Google's Gmail still holds a significantly larger marketshare than Microsoft's Outlook. But keep an eye on the Microsoft …

Microsoft

Episode 118 on Building Contextual Bots in the SharePoint Framework—Office 365 Developer Podcast - Office Blogs

In episode 118 of the Office 365 Developer Podcast, Richard diZerega discuss delivering contextual bots using the SharePoint Framework and the Bot …

Microsoft SharePoint

US Air Force Begins Migrating Email To Cloud

by ,<p>The United States Air Force has expanded its partnership with Microsoft to migrate its email service to a cloud-based system by the end of …

Media Industry

PnP PowerShell overview

Bert Jansen|Last Updated: 2/16/2017<p>SharePoint Patterns and Practices (PnP) contains a library of PowerShell commands (PnP PowerShell) that allows you …

Microsoft OneNote

Does SharePoint 2016 support SAML 2.0?

There may be some confusion, looking at all the public documentation for SharePoint, in regard to exactly what is and isn’t supported in terms of …

Microsoft Gets Excited About Third-Party Extensions for Teams

All to Play for Between Microsoft Teams and Slack<p>There is no doubt that Microsoft is in a bitter war with Slack to win the hearts and minds of both …