Apr 3, 2024   |   Lukas Velush

Empowering employee self-service with guardrails: How we’re using sensitivity labels to make Microsoft more secure

At Microsoft, empowering our employees to do their best work means trusting them with self-determination. But to do that safely, we need clear data loss prevention systems in place. We describe it as self-service with guardrails. Giving employees that level of freedom relies on a robust governance strategy across our data estate that features employee-facing...

Mar 1, 2024   |   Lukas Velush

Rolling out Microsoft Edge browser across Microsoft

[Editor’s note: This content was written to highlight a particular event or moment in time. Below is an article regarding the migration from Microsoft Edge Legacy (based on EdgeHTML) to Microsoft Edge (based on Chromium). Although that moment has passed, we’re republishing it here so you can see what our thinking and experience was like...

Feb 6, 2024   |   Lukas Velush

Seven things we learned deploying Microsoft Copilot for Sales at Microsoft

We’ve entered the age of AI, and our salespeople are reaping the benefits here at Microsoft. Thanks to Microsoft Copilot for Sales, their days are more efficient, their communication is more streamlined, and their interactions with essential sales tools don’t require them to interrupt their flow of work. Since we launched the tool internally here...

Feb 5, 2024   |   Lukas Velush

Get Microsoft’s tips for partnering with your works councils

Microsoft has hundreds of thousands of employees around the world. To support their work, we need to ensure we meet their needs, honor their concerns, and set up the best possible environments for their success. In parts of Europe, our relationships with employees are governed by works councils, and they’re key players in all new...

Feb 5, 2024   |   Lukas Velush

Deploying Copilot for Microsoft 365 internally at Microsoft

We have deployed Copilot for Microsoft 365 to nearly all our employees and vendors at Microsoft. As Customer Zero, we are the first enterprise to do so at scale. As of this week, nearly everyone at the company has it. We’re seeing immediate and wide-ranging benefits. “Our employees are putting it to work for them...

Jan 30, 2024   |   Lukas Velush

Transform your internal search with tips from our expert at Microsoft

Getting the right information at the right time is key to maximizing the productivity of your employees—that’s exactly the goal of the team that administers search internally here at Microsoft. We spoke with Dodd Willingham to learn more about the search admin controls we use to manage our internal search profile and to share our...

Dec 21, 2023   |   Jason Kellington

Evolving our culture with Microsoft Viva

We’re learning a lot from deploying Microsoft Viva here at Microsoft, lessons we want to share with you. Microsoft Viva is a digital employee-experience platform that brings together essential capabilities such as communications, knowledge, learning, and workplace insights in the flow of work to empower people and teams to be their best. Powered by Microsoft...