Delve and Office Graph

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by IT Unity Staff on 10/27/2014

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Delve, enterprise social, Findability, Graph, Office 365, Office Delve, Office Graph, Search, SharePoint, Social


After a 4-5 month early adoption time period, on March 16, 2015, Microsoft began rolling out Delve and Office Graph in Office 365 tenancies around the globe. These truly innovative technologies marry search, big data, and enterprise social networking to change the story about how users find and discover information and each other.

In December 2014, IT Unity stepped up to help the SharePoint & Office 365 communities succeed with Delve & Office Graph. We provided starting points for everything you need to understand, plan for, implement, and develop for two of the most potentially revolutionary services Microsoft has released.

The IT Unity CommUNITY coverage of Delve and Office Graph featured:

A Delve and Office Graph article series

Follow our series by enterprise search expert Agnes Molnar, and IT Unity's search and findability experts. Check out the articles in the series listed in the right column of this story.

​These articles will help you catch up with Delve and Office Graph and examine their impact on your business, the industry, and enterprise productivity. We’ll add more to the series to give you the business, technical, and developer “angles” on these technologies.  

My First Time with Delve stories

They say, “You never forget your first time.” Our Search experts paid close attention to the value of Delve and Office Graph suggestions, and they shared their stories with you! 

Delve webinar series

IT Unity hosted a series of free webinars in December 2014, starting with an insightful look at the products from none other than Microsoft Senior Product Manager, Cem Aykan from the Office Graph and Delve team. We also looked at Delve and Office Graph in practice, led by founder Agnes Molnar. Next, Wictor Wilén discussed developing with Delve & Office Graph. Later that same day, Christian Buckley discussed Delve's role in evolving social organizations. In our final webinar, a panel of experts answered questions—live, in person, and on camera! 

Delve and Office Graph Overview
Cem Aykan, Microsoft, Sr. Product Manager for Delve & Office Graph
See how we reimagined search and discovery across Office with Delve, powered by the Office Graph. Delve enables you to work like a network, by proactively surfacing the best and relevant information across Office, tailored just for you. Learn how Office Graph transforms Office, with suite-wide insights and machine learning.

Delve and Office Graph in Practice – How to Boost Your Business Productivity
Agnes Molnar, CEO and Managing Consultant, Search Explained
In the first part of this webinar series, Cem Aykan demonstrated how Microsoft reimagined search and discovery with Delve, powered by Office Graph. In this webinar, we’ll take it further by sharing practical information, real-world stories and use cases as well as tips and tricks. Agnes will demonstrate the importance of finding the right information in the right context, an approach that every business has to understand in order to get the maximum benefits of Office Graph and Delve. 

Developing with Delve and Office Graph
Wictor Wilén, Director and Solutions Architect, Connecta AB
Delve is a product that helps you find the information when you need it and it is one of the latest and most interesting features in Office 365/SharePoint Online.
Delve is based on an underlying service called the Office Graph. In this webinar, we'll take a closer look at Delve, but most importantly, the Office Graph and how you can use this graph to build your own services and solutions, using the API that the Office Graph provides.

Delve in the Real World - Making the Future of the Social Enterprise a Reality
Christian Buckley, Managing Director AmericasGTConsult
The world is witnessing the dawn of the social organization, with rapidly evolving solutions that impact team dynamics, collaboration, and real-time communication. For many managers, it can be difficult to keep up with all of the features and roadmaps. New options within SharePoint, Office 365 and Yammer are exciting, but many teams struggle to develop a social strategy that aligns with their business needs. This webinar will showcase the latest Delve capabilities, but more importantly, walk through real-world scenarios of how an organization might move from crawl to walk to run with Microsoft’s vision for enterprise social. Attendees receive guidance on making informed choices as they develop and mature their social strategy.

Expert Panel - Delve and Office Graph - Your Questions, Answered
Watch some of the most trusted experts in the world engage in a deep conversation about Delve and Office Graph, and—most importantly—field live questions from the webinar participants!
This webinar was the debut of IT Unity's Ask The Experts panel series. The experts were all be online, live, on webcam, and they answered questions from other IT pros, developers, and business users about these exciting new technologies.
This expert panel included: Cem Aykan, Agnes MolnarChristian BuckleyDan HolmeWictor Wilén,  Albert-Jan Schot,  Waldek MastykarzMikael Svenson, Erica Toelle, Jeff Shuey, Naomi Moneypenny and Joel Oleson.

Content. Training. Services.

As always, we’ll bring together customers from enterprises large and small, across the globe and across industries—from business to IT to development—along with Microsoft product teams, technical experts, thought leaders, and solution providers, with the goal of helping you solve business problems with technology. 

If you have suggestions for what we can do to help you succeed with Delve and Office Graph, SharePoint and Office 365, please contact us!

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