Erik Ruthruff ON Sep 02, 2016
On September 2, 2016, Anna Chu, a community manager from the Office 365 Network at Microsoft, posted an announcement that the network is rebranding as the Microsoft Tech Community, and confirms that the Yammer-based Office 365 Network will shut down on September 15, 2016.
Tony Redmond ON Sep 01, 2016
News about the first email social engineering attack against Office 365 came alongside Microsoft’s announcement that the anti-spam SmartScreen technology is being deprecated. Stay safe people!
Matt Wade ON Aug 31, 2016
Sort of buried in the small type of a blog by the SharePoint Team was a notice that the size of SharePoint Online site collections will increase to 25 TB.
Office Blogs ON Aug 31, 2016
In a post to Office Blogs today, the SharePoint team announced new features for SharePoint Online team sites and Office 365 Groups. The enhancements will begin rolling out to Office 365 First Release customers in early September. If you use Office 365 Groups, be aware that they will all be updated with their own team site when these new enhancements roll out to production.
John P White ON Aug 23, 2016
SQL Server 2016, possibly better than previous releases, offers a clear licensing choice that really comes down to scale.
Marc D Anderson ON Aug 17, 2016
In a post today to the Office Dev Center by Bill Baer, Microsoft released the new SharePoint Framework Developer Preview (SPFx). I was watching the Twitter feed from SharePoint Fest Seattle, and Jeff Teper (@jeffteper) announced the preview in his keynote.
Erik Ruthruff ON Aug 16, 2016
In a post on Andrew Connell’s blog today, Andrew posted his pledge for the #IStandByYou campaign along with his August 3 interview for the Microsoft Cloud Show with Cathy Dew about Women in Technology. Good post, Andrew! And good show!
John P White ON Aug 15, 2016
If you manage an Office 365 tenant and you have one of 4 specific types of plans, you can use PowerShell in SharePoint Online to raise the storage limit, 5 TB at a time, for users who hit the default 1 TB limit. For the rest of us, we'll stay at the 1 TB limit that Microsoft set.
Wictor Wilen ON Aug 10, 2016
In a post to Office Blogs on July 25, 2016, the SharePoint team announced modern lists, coming soon for SharePoint Online. They're in preview now, but the preview version does not support customizations. Don't panic. Though the SharePoint Team have not stated it specifically, Wictor has compiled statements from the team inferring that classic SharePoint lists will be supported in classic mode.
Jasper Oosterveld ON Aug 05, 2016
If you are trying to decide whether content for SharePoint Online should go into site collections or sites because of backup and restore considerations, the insight Jasper gained from an exchange with Microsoft Support will interest you.
Thomas Duff ON Sep 27, 2016
A work colleague pointed out a cool feature in Outlook that I didn't know about, and that I plan on using on a few mail folders. Instead of the default setting to show the number of unread messages, you can instead show the total number of items in a folder.
Thomas Duff ON Sep 26, 2016
Here's a cool tip that you can use in all the Office applications (Outlook, OneNote, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint). It's the Customize Quick Access Toolbar button, and it allows you to create shortcuts across the top of your software for functions you do on a regular basis.
Thomas Duff ON Sep 23, 2016
OneNote is one of those software tools that I can't live without, and it seems like I discover new treasures on a regular basis. Today I discovered the OneNote Tasks feature, and it'll now be a regular part of my OneNote experience.
Thomas Duff ON Sep 20, 2016
Have you ever joined a Skype for Business meeting, only to find yourself listening to the end of a previous call? Or even worse, you're leading a call about a confidential issue, and non-invitees join and overhear sensitive info? Today, Markus Irby shares some tips on how to keep your Skype meetings secure and under your control.
Thomas Duff ON Sep 19, 2016
Did you know that you can change the format of your Inbox in Outlook? There are three basic views that I find useful in terms of how I want to view my mail.
Thomas Duff ON Sep 16, 2016
If you work with PowerPoint often, you know that the Undo function can be your best friend. But unfortunately, it can also be a major headache when you figure out that you can only hit Undo 20 times before it stops. Here's a way you can increase that number.
Thomas Duff ON Sep 13, 2016
When I'm looking at my lists of contacts in Skype for Business, I sometimes see purple dots and purple circles with arrows inside them. What exactly do those status indicators mean?
Thomas Duff ON Sep 12, 2016
Rather than having to restore the whole SharePoint site, you can find deleted items in the SharePoint Recycle Bin. This features saves deleted content for 30 days so you can restore it if necessary (much like the Recycle Bin on your computer). Furthermore, if you're a site collection administrator, you can see the deleted items for an additional 30 days after it "disappears" from the Recycle Bin.
Thomas Duff ON Sep 09, 2016
I have to admit… if I'm jumping around a Word document trying to find stuff, I tend to do a lot of scrolling up and down. But I recently learned about the Go To function that can cut down my scrolling dramatically.
Matt Wade ON Sep 09, 2016
Matt offers a great detailed overview of how SharePoint version history works. If you or a colleague are confused about how this feature works, this article explains it.
IT Unity Staff ON Sep 09, 2016
On September 8, the Office team announced support for external users of Office 365 Groups. A fantastic advance in their collaboration story. Read the post and then an in-depth article by Tony Redmond to get more of the story.
Tony Redmond ON Sep 08, 2016
People are figuring out how Office 365 Groups and SharePoint team sites might interact and realize that we don’t have all the answers. My fixation on SendAs audit events was fulfilled when I found an OWA bug that causes more events to be gathered. Sway and Power BI events might be about to show up in the Office 365 audit log. And an update on Azure Information Protection.
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