Microsoft today announced it is rolling out the first phase of Groups for Office 365, a new collaboration feature, starting with the Outlook Web App email and calendar sites as well as OneDrive for Business. Next up, the company says it will add Yammer and Lync to the “Groups experience” though it didn’t specify when. As you can see in the video below, Microsoft is trying to solve the problem of how best to share information while working across multiple ad hoc groups and project teams. The idea behind Groups is to make Office 365 the hub for connecting with colleagues via the applications already in use. embedded content Anyone can create a new group and invite colleagues. They can also search for and join existing groups, …

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Microsoft Starts Rolling out Groups to Office 365 and OneDrive