Project Cortex updates – July 31, 2020

July 31, 2020

See what’s next in our Office Hours series, catch up on our Microsoft Inspire announcements and sessions, hear more about Project Cortex on the Intrazone, tell us more about your expertise finding scenarios, learn about our Microsoft 365 Content Services partners and how you can join the program, and see how organizations are using Microsoft 365 to stay connected.

See what’s coming up on Office Hours

Tune in on August 12 (download invite) to learn more about the business case for Project Cortex. We’ll discuss how Project Cortex can save your organization time and lower operational costs.

Did you miss an Office Hours meeting and check the schedule? Learn more about the series and upcoming meetings, and view the recaps and recordings for all past meetings on the Project Cortex Office Hours page.

Catch up on Project Cortex at Microsoft Inspire 2020

At Microsoft Inspire 2020, we announced new taxonomy features, gave an update on Project Cortex availability, and revealed the initial set of Project Cortex launch partners.


Read the blog post, check out the July 22 Office Hours meeting recap, or watch a session below to learn more about knowledge and insights with Project Cortex at Microsoft Inspire 2020.

See what’s new

The Intrazone: Prefrontal Project Cortex

Hear more about the latest Project Cortex updates – digging into the manage metadata service (MMS), classification, and knowledge curation – to learn how you and your company will further the union between people, content, and work processes. Mark and I talk with CJ Tan and Sean Squires, principal program managers on the Project Cortex team in Microsoft 365 engineering.

Tell us more

This week we’re offering an opportunity for you to help influence one of the potential future investment areas of Project Cortex. We’re looking to better understand what expertise finding scenarios are important to customers, and more specifically, which ones Microsoft can help with by providing better tools and processes. Let us know your thoughts in this brief (3 minutes!) survey.

Say ‘hello’ to new charter partners

We’re pleased to announce the addition of several charter partners to the Microsoft 365 Content Services Partner Program for FY20 and highlight some of their recent projects. Our partners help customers worldwide realize the value of Microsoft 365 – from migrating customers off legacy platforms to helping them implement and extend the capabilities of Microsoft 365 Content Services.

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Interested in joining this partner program? We’re accepting applications now through August 31 for the Microsoft 365 Content Services Partner Program. Read the announcement to learn more about the program and how to apply. We’re also hosting a program overview meeting (download meeting invite) on Tuesday, August 4 at 8am PDT, to walk partners through the program benefits, requirements, and application process.

Learn about our customers and partners

Read how Microsoft 365 Content Services partners help organizations stay connected in a changing world. Below are a few customer stories from our partners:

For more related stories, see our Case Studies library on the Microsoft Tech Community Resource Center.

Visit the Project Cortex resource center to learn more.