Microsoft will retire team collaboration platform GigJam in September 2017

Microsoft announced it will retire GigJam on September 22, 2017. 

Currently in public preview, GigJam is a collaborative platform for designing ad hoc, cross-device, team-focused applications that tie together data and processes from other business systems. It was revealed in the summer of 2015 and quickly created a buzz due to its unique combination of capabilities and slick demonstrations that allowed for things like on-the-fly access control, simple mapping of data types, and collaborative tools.

Microsoft wrote in this week's announcement that the company has learned from the experience:


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Prior to co-founding, Jason was a Principal Software Consultant at Parametric Technology Corporation (PTC), where he implemented solutions, trained customers, managed software development, and spent some time in the pre-sales engineering organization. He has also held consulting positions at CSC Consulting and Monitor Group.

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