A new content tagging feature called “boards” will begin rolling out in preview form this week for select Microsoft Office 365 subscribers.
The feature will be available first to the early test group of Office 365 subscribers (known as “first release” users) over “the next few days,” according to Microsoft’s announcement, with general availability expected sometime in “early 2015.”
The boards feature supplements Microsoft’s Windows 8-based Delvesocial networking and information discovery application that Microsoft began rolling out to its Office 365 subscribers back in September. Delve is designed to help individuals in an organization discover information and files via a card-like user interface. Delve’s purported virtue is that information can be discovered quickly in an organization without the user having to know the source location.
The boards feature enhances Delve’s functionality by allowing users to tag and label content under specific category names. Users can create the category name for the content (which Microsoft calls “a board”) or they can select from a list of… click here to access the full article