During Microsoft Ignite 2017, Microsoft made their first announcement of integrating LinkedIn with Office 365 Profile Card. By integrating Office 365 with LinkedIn, Microsoft reduces the social and organizational distances and enabling us to connect easily with more people and increase our social circular. You can check this Microsoft Tech Community
page for the Ignite announcement video.
Our profile cards are something similar to business cards, holds just basic and static information. By improving the profile cards, Microsoft tries to reduce the far social distance.