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Agreeing to Allow Sneakiness

On Episode 23 of the Edge of Innovation, we discuss various topics such as data mining, new WordPress features, social selling, ReactJS and OpenStreetMap.

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Microsoft Starts Rolling out Groups to Office 365 and OneDrive

Microsoft today announced it is rolling out the first phase of Groups for Office 365, a new collaboration feature, starting with the Outlook Web App email and calendar sites as well as OneDrive for Business. Next up, the company says it will add Yammer and Lync to the “Groups experience” though it didn’t specify when. As you can see in the video below, Microsoft is trying to solve the problem of how best to share information while working across multiple ad hoc groups and project teams. The idea behind Groups is to make Office 365 the hub for connecting with colleagues via the applications already in use. embedded content Anyone can create a new group and invite colleagues. They can also search for and join existing groups, …

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Delivering the first chapter of Groups in Office 365

Jared Spataro is the general manager of Enterprise Social at Microsoft. At the SharePoint Conference in March, we announced our roadmap for a set of connected experiences that would enable your company to work like a network. This month, we reached an important milestone with Office Delve. Continuing on this journey, today we are rolling out the first phase of Groups in Office 365. Getting things done at work means sharing information and collaborating across ad hoc groups and project teams. But, often times the tools we use to bring people together are different in each app—distribution groups in Outlook, buddy lists in Lync, groups in Yammer. That’s why we’re introducing Groups in Office 365, so you can easily connect with the colleagues, information and applications …

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Delivering the first chapter of Groups in Office 365

Announcing the Microsoft Wireless Display Adapter

Have you ever had something on your phone that you really wanted to show to your friends and family, but they had to huddle around you and your PC, tablet, or smartphone just to show them? This happened to me last weekend when my parents were visiting from out of town and I wanted to show them photos from my wedding this last summer our photographer took. Today we’re announcing the Microsoft Wireless Display Adapter, which connects to an HDTV, monitor, or projector and will let you easily share content from any Miracast-enabled device – including many PCs and Tablets running Windows 8.1. With the Wireless Display Adaptor, I don’t have to worry about getting everyone to huddle around a device. All the content I …

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Microsoft wants Visual Studio to be your one-stop cross-platform dev shop

Microsoft has bought SyntaxTree, the developers of the UnityVS plug-in for Visual Studio, for an undisclosed price. UnityVS enables developers using the cross platform game engine, Unity, to write and debug their Unity programs directly within Visual Studio, and judging by the logos on its homepage, the plug-in is popular in the gaming industry, with Microsoft, EA, Ubisoft, Blizzard, Valve, and many others listed. The plug-in, formerly costing $99 for small teams, $249 for larger ones, will soon be made freely available from Microsoft. What’s notable here isn’t the purchase per se, but what Microsoft is doing with Visual Studio. Since last year, Redmond has been cross-promoting Xamarin, the development environment that lets developers write apps for Android, iOS, OS X, Windows Store, …

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Microsoft wants Visual Studio to be your one-stop cross-platform dev shop

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