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Jan 16, 2019

Taking the sting out of traveling for Microsoft employees with a bot

When Microsoft employees fly around the world for work, they do so to create a human connection. Now those valuable face-to-face meetings are a bit easier, thanks to a non-human source—a bot. The Microsoft Business Travel Letter Tool is a recently launched internal bot that makes the tedious process of filling out travel forms much...

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Oct 30, 2018

Sweetening the first day for new Microsoft hires

Productivity is the name of the game at Microsoft. Not surprisingly, Microsoft strives for efficiency in everything it does, including the approach for an employee’s first day. Called New Employee Onboarding (NEO), the Microsoft onboarding experience is primed for disruption, says Robert Koester, a senior IT service operations manager in Core Service Engineering and Operations...