so-for-teams May 6, 2020

Introducing Collections on Stack Overflow for Teams

We're introducing a new feature to the Business tier of SO for Team: Collections. Collections allow you to group together a set of similar questions, helping to create an even better knowledge sharing experience. Questions can be arranged within a Collection so that users follow them in a specific order or not. It’s up to you.
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Sr. Product Marketing Manager
promotion March 19, 2020

Coming together as a community to connect

Stack Overflow is a community at our center. And communities come together in times of need. Our normal work routines have been disrupted and may continue to change for a while. We’re all still defining the new “business as usual.” We’re all trying to figure out how to maintain team collaboration when lines of communication…
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Sr. Product Marketing Manager
company December 4, 2019

Introducing Subject Matter Experts

The new feature, available on the Business tier of Stack Overflow for Teams and coming to the Enterprise tier in 2020, allows your Team to associate a subject matter expert (SME) with a tag. Multiple Team members can be designated as SMEs for any given tag by your Team Admin.
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Sr. Product Marketing Manager
company December 20, 2012

Apptivate.MS: the results are in!

After almost three months, Apptivate – the application development contest collaboration between Stack Overflow and Microsoft – has come to an end. Let’s get to the big news right off the bat. Congratulations to our two Apptivate.MS Grand Prize Winners: Piano Time and Layout! Congratulations to Piano Time and Layout! Layout is a powerful tool…
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Director of Community Management
company December 10, 2012

Announcing the Apptivate.MS competition semi-finals

When we announced the Apptivate.MS competition two months ago, we were hoping that a few members of this community would create and submit a few solid Windows 8 apps – forty or fifty, maybe. A hundred if it really went well. So when we saw all of the high-quality and innovative app submissions that poured…
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Director of Community Management
company October 26, 2012

Take the Super User Windows 8 Challenge

Well, Windows 8 is finally available in the wild. Of course, developers have had access to it for quite a while – our ongoing Apptivate contest would be looking pretty sad otherwise. But now you can actually _buy _the upgrade for your home PC if you’re so inclined, or for your mom’s PC if you…
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Community Manager (former)
company September 26, 2012 A Windows 8 App Development Contest

Windows 8 officially launches on October 26th, and it’s already generating quite a few questions on Stack Overflow.  So when Microsoft approached us about sponsoring an app development contest, we thought it was a great idea. Today we’re announcing, a Windows 8 App Development Contest sponsored by Microsoft. The contest has two parts: A…
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Community and Growth (Former)
community June 4, 2012

Can Stack Exchange Capitalize on Hot Trends?

Hello. Sam Brand here. For those of you who don’t know me, I’m part of the CHAOS at Stack Exchange. I handle certain “special projects” across the network, oversee syndication, and occasionally poke my head into our communities to make sure our platform works to deliver killer content to the outside world. A couple weeks ago,…