Tony Redmond ON Jun 21, 2016
Tony read a recent article by Jasper Oosterveld about Delve Analytics and was motivated to write a rebuttal. Such a tool reveals interesting information for consideration. The real business value lies in acting on the information that Delve Analytics reveals.
Tony Redmond ON Jun 15, 2016
Tony offers his perspective on Microsoft's acquisition of LinkedIn. How will Office 365 customers benefit from this deal?
Cathy Dew ON May 23, 2016
Learn more about Cathy Dew’s personal journey as a woman working in the male-dominated IT world and the origins of the #IStandByYou campaign that is launching soon.
Becky Bertram ON May 20, 2016
Project Madeira is a new software as a service (SaaS) offering by Microsoft to infiltrate the SMB market. It integrates seamlessly with Office 365 so that users can manage things like creating and sending quotes and invoices and manage customer information right from Outlook.
Jennifer Ann Mason ON May 13, 2016
Last week at the Future of SharePoint event, Microsoft promised that many of the new features would be hitting first release soon. True to their promise, the updated Sites page is now being rolled out to First Release customers. This article explains where the features from classic SharePoint Online are shifting with the new modern layout.
Brad Sams ON May 04, 2016
Brad attended the Future of SharePoint event on March 4, 2016 in San Francisco. This article details the announcements and the road map Microsoft revealed.
Becky Bertram ON Apr 29, 2016
On April 29, 2016, Microsoft released two new services into public preview: Microsoft Flow and PowerApps. This is a milestone for Microsoft in its current drive to give power users the tools to create no-code solutions that connect to external data sources not only within, but also external to, the Microsoft eco-system.
Haniel Croitoru ON Apr 25, 2016
Many teams collaborate using tools such as kanban boards to manage tasks. Trello has been a favorite task collaboration tool for years. In December 2015, Microsoft released Office 365 Planner in First Release, built on top of Office Groups, with similar task management features for team collaboration. Microsoft should release Planner in 2016. How do these task collaboration tools compare?
Dan Holme ON Apr 14, 2016
IT Unity co-founder Dan Holme celebrates the future of IT Unity, announcing the acquisition of IT Unity and NC Communications by Blue Whale Web.
Mark Rackley ON Apr 12, 2016
If you have Office 365 first release running in a tenant, you may have noticed that Microsoft has changed how SharePoint Online displays document libraries. Mark shows what has changed, discusses the community reaction (so far) and offers perspective about why these changes are coming now.
Tony Redmond ON Jun 24, 2016
Tony observes that there are limitations to the standard Office 365 reporting built in to Office 365 tenants in the Office 365 Admin Center. Several ISVs offers options to fill the reporting (and monitoring) space. He offers several points to consider for companies that are in the market for an Office 365 reporting product or Office 365 monitoring product.
Thomas Duff ON Jun 23, 2016
Excel is a great way to build tables of data, but sometimes you need to make sure you don't have any duplicates in your data. That may be easy if you only have a dozen rows, but what if you have thousands? It's very simple… use the Remove Duplicates menu option!
Tony Redmond ON Jun 22, 2016
Microsoft announced the availability of Exchange 2013 CU13 and Exchange 2016 CU2 on June 21. Tony observes that updates for Microsoft Exchange don't quite capture the attention of the community as they used to, but what gets included is worthy of attention.
Jasper Oosterveld ON Jun 17, 2016
If you're a typical Office 365 user, what is Delve Analytics tracking, it it useful, and is it doing anything that will motivate you to be more productive? Jasper looks at the last few months of using Delve Analytics, which he was excited for when Microsoft announced it.
Brad Sams ON Jun 16, 2016
Microsoft reorgs some Office teams to focus on the task they are trying to complete and not the tools. Teams included in the reorg: PowerPoint, Word, Sway, Excel, Microsoft Forms and Access.
Thomas Duff ON Jun 15, 2016
By using the Styles option, you can create elegant borders that improve the viewability of the images in your e-mails and documents.
Thomas Duff ON Jun 09, 2016
This tip shows you how to redirect your SharePoint users to a custom page after they submit a SharePoint list form.
Office Blogs ON Jun 07, 2016
On May 6, 2016, Microsoft announced the general availability of Microsoft Planner (formerly Office 365 Planner). Over the next several weeks, Planner will roll out to all eligible Office 365 customers worldwide. This includes Office 365 Enterprise E1–E5, Business Essentials, Premium and Education subscription plans, but not to Office 365 Home subscription plans.
Thomas Duff ON Jun 04, 2016
If you're working on a small screen, creating e-mails in Outlook can be difficult unless you have some additional screen real estate to work with. Having the e-mail show up in a separate pop-out window is ideal.
Matt Wade ON Jun 03, 2016
If your organization is using SharePoint Online, the “cloud” version of SharePoint hosted in Office 365, you get a major benefit that regular SharePoint 2007, 2010, 2013, and even 2016 don’t offer: the ability to share content with clients, vendors, customers, and others right within SharePoint Online.
Office Blogs ON Jun 01, 2016
On May 25, 2016, the Office Team announced in a post on Office Blogs that they've extended the ability for co-editors with Office 365 Business and Education subscriptions to chat with one another directly in document stored in OneDrive, OneDrive for Business or SharePoint Online, provided everyone in the chat is using Office Online clients.
Thomas Duff ON May 30, 2016
Many people are used to sending file attachments via e-mail when they have information to share. You can be much more efficient by storing the file in SharePoint and sending an e-mail link to it.
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