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Igloo Software Bolsters Its Award-Winning Digital Workplace Platform with Microsoft Teams Functionality

Integration with Microsoft Teams Set to Drive New Levels of Collaboration, Productivity, and
Efficiency for Customers

Kitchener-Waterloo, ON – July 10, 2019Igloo Software, the leading provider of digital workplace solutions, announced today it will be providing a series of integrations and functionality enhancements with Microsoft Teams. The integration of Microsoft Teams with Igloo’s Digital Workplace platform builds on its existing Office 365 integrations and will unify corporate and team-level communication and collaboration to greatly enhance productivity by enabling organizations to finally deliver a single holistic digital destination for their employees.

“Microsoft and Igloo share the vision of improving the workplace experience and helping employees achieve more,” said Dan Latendre, Founder and CEO of Igloo Software. “Organizations around the world are plagued by duplicated initiatives, siloed conversations, and team productivity challenges. Microsoft Teams integration with Igloo is the latest in a series of innovative solutions and enhancements that we’re bringing to market to solve these issues and surface information, files, and conversations in a much more user-friendly manner than was possible with legacy intranets. With this, we are delivering true collaboration in context.”

Phase one of the enhancements to Igloo’s Digital Workplace platform will extend Microsoft Teams functionality for users in the following areas:

  • Direct Messaging: From the Igloo personal profile page, profile card, and within activity streams, Igloo users can send direct messages to users of Microsoft Teams, facilitating deeper collaboration and communication across an organization.
  • Content Sharing: Content can also be shared bi-directionally between the Igloo Digital Workplace and Microsoft Teams channels, enhancing collaboration around content. For example, from within Igloo, users can select a channel in Microsoft Teams to directly share content and initiate conversations with specific Microsoft Teams users.
  • Personal Dashboard: From within Microsoft Teams, users can create a personalized dashboard showcasing corporate content, conversations, connections, and activity streams from within their corporate Igloo Digital Workplace.

Igloo, a Microsoft Gold-Certified Partner, will be at Microsoft Inspire from July 14 – 18, 2019 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Igloo’s platform leverages the secure Microsoft Azure cloud to empower organizations to design and develop inspiring digital destinations. It’s out-of-the-box integrations with Office 365 enable organizations to take full advantage of the collaboration and productivity benefits of Office 365 in a single destination. Employees get a seamless view into their work, regardless of the application they’re using, so they’re more productive, informed, and engaged. And integration with SharePoint and OneDrive for Business means all content is accessible in one place, while Yammer and Skype give employees more ways to connect. Learn more about our partnership with Microsoft by visiting www.igloosoftware.com/microsoft

Through its portfolio of digital workplace solutions, Igloo improves communication, collaboration, and knowledge sharing across the business to change the way organizations work and engage employees. Igloo hosts over 10,000 digital workplaces globally, in over 80 countries, including leading companies from the Fortune 500.

 

About Igloo Software

Igloo is a leading provider of digital workplace solutions, helping companies move beyond traditional intranets to inspiring digital destinations that improve communication, knowledge sharing, collaboration, and culture.  All Igloo solutions are 100% cloud-based, mobile-enabled, and integrate with the leading enterprise systems and cloud apps your business relies on. By centralizing all information, Igloo provides a single-source-of-truth and enables a more productive and engaged workforce. For more information, please visit www.igloosoftware.com.

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