• Monitoring and Measuring to Ensure Collaboration Success

    Christian Buckley ON Jul 29, 2016

    The purpose of this initiative is threefold: to understand how the community defines collaboration success, how they measure that success, and then how they deploy in a way that ensures the defined goal is met and that the proper measurements are in place.

  • Ultimate Guide to SharePoint Size and Usage Limitations

    Matt Wade ON Jul 27, 2016

    If there’s one thing all SharePointers have to keep in mind, it’s the limits of the tool you’re using. I’ve put together a useful infographic you should consult to remind yourself what limitations you could hit in SharePoint if you’re not careful. These limits are specific to SharePoint 2013 and SharePoint Online.

  • No Good Answers for Office 365 Backups

    Tony Redmond ON Jul 26, 2016

    Vendors of backup software often focus on the data belonging to a single application. It’s an approach that does not work for Office 365 where new applications use components drawn from multiple workloads. Traditional backup and restore approach is inadequate Office 365 Groups and Office 365. But the real question is whether cloud backups make sense.

  • I Hang with the Guys – and So Should You

    Stephanie Donahue ON Jul 22, 2016

    Stephanie provides some great advice to women in technology for her contribution to the #IStandByYou campaign.

  • Using Azure Information Protection

    Tony Redmond ON Jul 20, 2016

    Learn how Azure Information Protection, now in public preview, allows existing Azure Rights Management (RMS) templates to be applied to protect content generated by Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook (2010 to 2016) automatically based on a simple classification scheme defined in an Azure protection policy.

  • Microsoft Press Lets Editorial Staff Go

    Tony Redmond ON Jul 17, 2016

    The news that Microsoft Press had decided to lay off all its editorial staff came as a shock, especially as I know some of the folks working there as a result of writing two Exchange Inside Out books. It’s always sad when people lose their jobs, but it is much sadder when a highly profitable company can’t find a way to keep such a worthy business unit going.

  • Microsoft Launches New Office 365 Network Online Community; 88,000-User Yammer Network to Close

    Tony Redmond ON Jul 15, 2016

    A dozy Friday afternoon in mid-summer is just the time to announce a change in direction, which is just what Microsoft did today when they said that the current Yammer-based Office 365 Network was going to be swapped out for a new Office 365 Network powered by the well-known Lithium platform.

  • Facebook Loves Office 365 and Other News from the WPC Keynote

    Tony Redmond ON Jul 13, 2016

    It’s summertime, Microsoft has just entered a new fiscal year, and the Worldwide Partner Conference (WPC) is in full swing in Toronto. I resisted the temptation to join the heaving multitudes at WPC and instead listened to the live steam of the Tuesday keynote to hear what Microsoft executives were saying about Azure and Office 365.

  • Understanding SOME of the Pratfalls and Pitfalls of Sharing in a Collaborative World

    Marc D Anderson ON Jul 12, 2016

    Using some good graphics, Marc explains the levels of hierarchy in SharePoint in a way that will make sense to most users who struggle with where a document goes and where one might want to establish security for sharing documents with others.

  • Following the News at the Worldwide Partner Conference

    IT Unity Staff ON Jul 11, 2016

    You can follow much of the news from the Worldwide Partner Conference going on July 11-13 in Toronto, Canada at #WPC16. See here for other important links.



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