Yammer now integrates with Office 365 Groups in latest update

www.office.com/setup Blogs: In a LinkedIn post, Kevin Crossman, Microsoft MVP and IT Collaboration and Content Manager at Juniper Networks, explains the new integration of Yammer with Office 365. Crossman goes over some of the advantages to having Yammer integration with Office 365 Groups. “Following the past Office 365 Groups releases, the creation of new Yammer Read more about Yammer now integrates with Office 365 Groups in latest update[…]

The Yammer integration with Office 365 Groups we told you about yesterday begins officially rolling out

www.office.com/setup Blogs: Yesterday, we reported that Yammer would be coming to Microsoft Office 365 Groups “sometime soon”. Seems like that ‘soon’ has broken record time as the update begins to roll out today. www.office.com/setup Blogs: Yammer is by far one of the most popular social networks for team collaborations thus far. Even as Microsoft Teams was announced, users put Read more about The Yammer integration with Office 365 Groups we told you about yesterday begins officially rolling out[…]

VKontakte social network gains Office 365 support in new update

www.office.com/setup Blogs: VKontakte, the most popular social network in Russia, has teamed up with Microsoft to integrate Office 365 services on its website. According to a report from RBC.ru (via MSPU), the new partnership will allow Vkontakte users to open all types of Office documents uploaded on the social network without having to leave the website. On mobile devices, Read more about VKontakte social network gains Office 365 support in new update[…]

Skype for Business gets new Online Call Analytics, more

Over the past six months, Microsoft has been hard at work attempting to make Skype for Business a great communications platform for Office 365 customers. Among the Skype, teams highlighted efforts is the services PSTN conferencing expanded to more than 90 countries (with dial-out to 180 countries), and a Skype for Business client was also released on MacOS. However, Read more about Skype for Business gets new Online Call Analytics, more[…]

Microsoft continues to invest in Detroit, to open new LinkedIn office

LinkedIn revealed today that it’s planning to open a new office in Detroit, Michigan. The professionnal social network will join its parent company Microsoft, which announced earlier this year that it was moving its Southfield, Michigan staff to the One Campus Martius building in downtown Detroit. After an economic recession hit the Motor City pretty hard these past Read more about Microsoft continues to invest in Detroit, to open new LinkedIn office[…]

Office Insiders get an iOS update focusing on an improved inking experience

Office Insiders on iOS will notice the newer Version 2.6 (17100100) rolling out with its latest preview. The October 2017 feature update is looking to encourage the use of inking with more variety and effects for their users. For Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, iOS Office Insiders now have a set of personalized pens and Read more about Office Insiders get an iOS update focusing on an improved inking experience[…]

Microsoft runs its own internal Insiders program, called Microsoft Elite

www.office.com/setup Blogs: Since Microsoft launched the Windows Insider Program back in Fall 2014, the company has become really serious about listening to feedback from its most enthusiastic customers. The Redmond giant also counts many early adopters in its ranks, and the company has several internal testing rings for volunteers willing to “dogfood” Windows 10 builds before they roll out to Read more about Microsoft runs its own internal Insiders program, called Microsoft Elite[…]

Office 365 for the Windows Store is available, but only on Windows 10 S (for now)

Surface Laptop owners are taking their devices for a spin after a month of pre-order waiting and some are finding the experience a bit different than devices running good ol’ Windows 10. Despite the volley of warnings from Microsoft about Windows 10 S and its reason for being, old school Windows users are running into a few Read more about Office 365 for the Windows Store is available, but only on Windows 10 S (for now)[…]

What’s new in Office 365 in June: Teams classroom experiences, Streams and more

Microsoft’s Office team seemed pretty busy in the month of June as it broadly released Microsoft Teams, offered up Office 365 security protection and compliance updates as well as making their Stream service generally available. Fortunately, every month the Office team compiles a list of all the updates issued in a month and publishes them as a record Read more about What’s new in Office 365 in June: Teams classroom experiences, Streams and more[…]

Microsoft won’t deliver Guest Access for Teams this month, says it remains a “top priority”

Last week, Microsoft released a significant update for its Teams collaboration app, rolling out new classroom experiences for Office 365 Education customers. In addition, several popular cloud storage services such as Dropbox, Google Drive and Box are now supported in Teams, which is great for companies that don’t put all their eggs in the Office 365/OneDrive basket. Read more about Microsoft won’t deliver Guest Access for Teams this month, says it remains a “top priority”[…]