Do you have an old static company or department portal? Are you spending too much time actively maintaining relevant content for it? Social is in! In this session we enhance a company portal in a few easy steps and enable it for open social communication inside both Yammer and Microsoft SharePoint. We walk through the different ways of integrating Yammer including Open Graph, Embed and REST API. We also show you how to utilize search and recommendations to move from a static site to a dynamic and user engaging portal.
This talk will discuss our goals and experiences whilst migrating to Azure cloud services. I will present the requirements and high level architecture of our services and also describe how we used Azure to realize our goals. The other main topics of this talk are the practical problems and solutions we faced while migrating to Azure.