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Office 365 Admin Interfaces Five Years On: Better, but Incomplete

Office 365 Admin Interfaces Five Years On: Better, but Incomplete

Microsoft continues to improve and increase the features and functionality available to Office 365 users. Although Microsoft has recently refreshed the Office 365 Admin Center, there’s work to be done to refine the other administrative consoles and to rationalize the sometimes confusing way that PowerShell interfaces with different parts of Office 365.


Are You Sure Your SharePoint Intranet Won't Break? (And How You Can Ensure It Won't)

Are You Sure Your SharePoint Intranet Won't Break? (And How You Can Ensure It Won't)

A few weeks ago, Microsoft announced that they are ending support for sandboxed solutions with code. In just a few days, sandboxed solutions with code will stop working and your intranet might break. Did you know that some no-code sandboxed solutions have empty assemblies, and they will stop working as well? What are you doing about it? SPCAF has a free solution.


The New “Site Contents” Layout

The New “Site Contents” Layout

A lot of attention has been paid to the new document library experience that Microsoft rolled out in April 2016 for SharePoint Online. Less attention has been paid to the new Site Contents layout, which also deserves some notice.


SharePoint Home Page Updates

SharePoint Home Page Updates

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.


Why Modern Is the New Black!

Why Modern Is the New Black!

The new features announced in SharePoint at #FutureOfSharePoint sound as awesome as a new spring line! Here's a taste of what's coming down the SharePoint runway: Modern Document Libraries & Lists, Mobile SharePoint App, SharePoint Landing Page, PowerApps & Microsoft Flow.


Changes to SharePoint Online Document Libraries and What They Mean

Changes to SharePoint Online Document Libraries and What They Mean

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.


Delve Will Soon Get an Updated People Profile Experience

Delve Will Soon Get an Updated People Profile Experience

In a post to Office Blogs on February 16, 2016, Nick Robinson, senior product marketing manager for the Office 365 team, announced new features for the people profile experience in Delve that Microsoft will roll out to Office 365 customers by the second quarter of 2016.


Localize Your Office 365 Tenant in 3 Steps

Localize Your Office 365 Tenant in 3 Steps

Eugene offers some PowerShell scripts that let you change the language for the applications in your Office 365 tenant, including Exchange Online, Outlook and SharePoint Online.


Recent Changes to Task Management Conventions on Office 365

Recent Changes to Task Management Conventions on Office 365

Recently, the default way that Task Lists works in Office 365 has changed, generally for the better. The changes merit a slight change in how I use them.


Office 365 Pulse with Tasha Scott: Project Server - Presentation Resources & Recording

Office 365 Pulse with Tasha Scott: Project Server - Presentation Resources & Recording

Join Jennifer and Tasha as they have a discussion about the day in the life of Tasha Scott, a Consultant for Planet Technologies. She is passionate about learning new things and has most recently been conquering the beast that is Project Server! Join us as Jennifer and Tasha do a deep dive into the many different aspect of Project Server. As always, Jennifer and her guest will cover all of the most important announcements and changes to Office 365, and how they impact your business, making Office 365 Pulse your best source for staying up-to-date with the fast-moving world of Microsoft's cloud.


SharePoint in Action: What we do at NBC Olympics

SharePoint in Action: What we do at NBC Olympics

For the last decade, Dan Holme has served as Microsoft Technologies Consultant for NBC Olympics for the broadcast of the Olympic Games from Sochi, London, Vancouver, Beijing and Torino. And now, with just one year until the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio, it's time to prepare SharePoint and Office 365 to once again win the gold as a platform for rich collaboration and rapidly deployed solutions. Join Dan for an inside look at how SharePoint and Office 365 are put to use in one of the most unique IT efforts in the world. Discover ways that you might leverage SharePoint in your enterprise, and how the Olympics broadcast can inform the choices you make supporting and developing for SharePoint. SharePoint was used extensively to support collaboration between thousands of employees and contractors, and to automate processes including IT help desk services like application and printer deployment. What we did with SharePoint may not be rocket science, but it's a case study in how SharePoint can serve to unify access to content, process, and service in a real-world enterprise. Come see what we did, and take away practical ideas for what SharePoint can do for your intranet and collaboration.


Office 365 Pulse, Message Center Updates & Women in Technology - Presentation Resources and Recording

Office 365 Pulse, Message Center Updates & Women in Technology - Presentation Resources and Recording

On this webisode of Office 365 Pulse, join Jennifer Ann Mason, Cathy Dew and Lori Gowin as they discuss some of the latest industry trends around women in technology and share from their experiences how important groups, such as Women in Technology are. Hear from their personal experiences how they are embracing the industry and reaching out to other women around them to encourage and mentor.


Office 365 Pulse, Webisode #15 - Presentation Resources & Recording

Office 365 Pulse, Webisode #15 - Presentation Resources & Recording

Office 365 Pulse will feature Jennifer Ann Mason & her guest Marc Anderson for this issue of the Pulse to learn about all the new updates to Office 365. Jennifer and Marc will discuss the transition from no-code solutions to creating solutions using other tools and methods. Where do you get started and what should you start learning first?


Office 365 Pulse, Webisode #16

Office 365 Pulse, Webisode #16

On this webisode of Office 365 Pulse, join Jennifer Ann Mason, Cathy Dew and Lori Gowin as they discuss some of the latest industry trends around women in technology and share from their experiences how important groups, such as Women in Technology are. Hear from their personal experiences how they are embracing the industry and reaching out to other women around them to encourage and mentor.


IT Unity Women in Technology Webinar Series - Presentation Resources and Recording

IT Unity Women in Technology Webinar Series - Presentation Resources and Recording

Come hear from our IT Unity WIT co-chairs Heather Newman and Cathy Dew on how to set yourself apart from the crowd by establishing your personal trademark, your “why” and social media mavenhood to build yourself a big beautiful personal brand.