Microsoft today announced that Office has partnered with theSkimm to reach millions of users, bringing key information to their fingertips, with the new Office Connectors and early preview Skype Bots integration. The Daily Skimm is the email newsletter that gives you everything you need to know to start your day. It is the fastest growing email newsletter on the market, with a unique voice and engaged audience. As part of the partnership, they have released theSkimm Office Connectors, delivering relevant interactive content and updates straight to the Groups Inbox in Outlook.
With Office Connectors, theSkimm subscribers can wake up to the Daily Skimm newsletter highlights every morning and begin instant conversations with other group members on interesting news and updates right within Office 365 Groups. They can share the latest stories and perspectives with their teams, quickly enabling meaningful discussions on topics of common interest. Connectors bring them the information where it is best consumed and acted on, and where they are spending their time being productive: in Office.
They are also releasing a preview of theSkimm Skype Bot. You can get the latest news and book recommendations straight from theSkimm bot on Skype. Click on theSkimm bot contact in your Skype chat and type “news”, to get the Daily Skimm. Or type “book” to get the latest book recommendation. You can even type “surprise book” for a random pick from Skimm Reads, which draws from years of hand-picked selections from theSkimm’s editorial staff.