Each week, we round up industry news and articles you might have missed. Enjoy this week’s selections.
SharePoint 2013 To ‘Supercharge’ Enterprise Social Networking
In his keynote talk at the SharePoint Conference 2012, Microsoft Corporate Vice President Jeff Teper describes how social networking is being integrated into the entire SharePoint feature set.
Microsoft Sharepoint, Yammer Get Closer: The Social Story
Microsoft announces it will drop the price of a Yammer enterprise subscription and offer Yammer together with SharePoint Online and Office 365 subscriptions at no additional cost.
Building a Social Platform with SharePoint and Yammer at Nationwide Insurance #spc12
Nationwide Insurance details its successful efforts to develop an employee portal and social platform based on SharePoint and Yammer.
Microsoft Adds New Features to SkyDrive, Including Selective Sync
SkyDrive is so popular that users have doubled the amount of SkyDrive storage being used in the past six months.
Vets. Dept. Signs $36 Million HP-Microsoft Cloud Deal
In one of the biggest cloud computing deals to date, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs will move 600,000 users to Microsoft Office 365 for Government.
AT&T Rolls Out Cloud-based Microsoft Office
AT&T makes Microsoft’s Office 365 cloud-based service available to its 300,000 small business customers.
To Understand Just How Much The Cloud Will Change The World, Look At Toyota
Toyota’s top technology executive in North America describes how Office 365 has freed up his staff to work on more meaningful projects.