• Microsoft wants to make you a better team player by nudging you into submission

    7 monthes ago - By Tech Crunch

    Microsoft announced a number of new tools for its MyAnalytics tool for Office 365 users today that are geared toward giving employees more data about how they work, as well as ways to improve how teams work together. In today's businesses, everybody has to be a team player, after all, and if you want to bring technology to bear on this, you first need data - and once you have data, you can go into full-on analytics mode and maybe even throw in a smidge of machine learning, too.
    So today, Microsoft is launching two new products: Workplace Analytics and MyAnalytics nudges. Yes, Office 365...
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  • Outlook wants to nudge you into better behavior at work

    7 monthes ago - By Fast Company

    If you're annoying your colleagues during off hours, Microsoft will tell you-gingerly.
    Microsoft compares its MyAnalytics service -part of Office 365-to a fitness tracker for work. The tool uses AI and data collected by the Microsoft Graph to provide a dashboard with stats such as how much time you spend dealing with email. But just as with a fitness tracker, the fact that the stats are available doesn't mean you'll look at them or know what to do with them.
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