Social and Mobile Workplace

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

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

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.


SharePoint Team Sites Are Back - Stronger than Ever!

SharePoint Team Sites Are Back - Stronger than Ever!

Wictor describes what for him are the highlights of the Future of SharePoint announcements from May 4, 2016. He tells us why he is pleased with the changes coming to modern term sites, SharePoint home, why the SharePoint mobile app shows promise and more.


Out-of-the-Box Thinking for SharePoint Mobility: Field Technicians

Out-of-the-Box Thinking for SharePoint Mobility: Field Technicians

For engineers and technicians working in the field, safety and mitigating risk and liability are top of mind. A smart mobile SharePoint strategy can result in a big payback. Rich online and offline access to project information is needed to oversee operations, monitor progress, maintain worker safety and to ensure both operations and environmental compliance.


Out-of-the-Box Thinking for SharePoint Mobility: Field Sales

Out-of-the-Box Thinking for SharePoint Mobility: Field Sales

Field sales executives must effectively engage with customers on the road, online and offline, to close more deals and drive corporate revenues. This is why the sales department is usually one of the first to be equipped with mobile access to contact lists, business intelligence, collateral and presentations, up-to-date inventories, and order forms.


Out-of-the-Box Thinking for SharePoint Mobility: Information Workers

Out-of-the-Box Thinking for SharePoint Mobility: Information Workers

Today’s information workers demand anywhere, anytime access to content on any device. In this ebook, SharePoint MVPs Dan Holme and Todd Baginski, and Colligo’s Barry Jinks help you understand what’s possible with out-of-the-box SharePoint, Office 365 and OneDrive for Business, and where you may need third-party solutions to create secure, yet user-friendly access to mobile and offline content.


Top 15 of 2015: The Year's Best Videos and Articles on IT Unity

Top 15 of 2015: The Year's Best Videos and Articles on IT Unity

As 2015 comes to a quiet close, we’d like to share the 15 top videos and the 15 most read articles on IT Unity. As you have some time over the next few days, these lists offer great insight into what many people in our community were watching and reading in 2015.


Expanding Our Collaboration Footprint Through Social

Expanding Our Collaboration Footprint Through Social

Christian describes a bit of the history of what drives the need for social tools to increase collaboration in the SharePoint space. He offers strategies for making sure companies can use and track and improve collaboration activities (and increase user adoption).


CollabTalk Recap: The ESPC Keynote, O365 Admin UI, & Delve People Experiences

CollabTalk Recap: The ESPC Keynote, O365 Admin UI, & Delve People Experiences

A recap of the monthly CollabTalk show on IT Unity, co-hosted by four Microsoft MVPs and covering hot topics around SharePoint and Office 365. This month: ESPC takeaways and Teper keynote (there will be a future SharePoint on-prem version after SharePoint 2016); Changes to the Office 365 Admin UI with a demo by Marc; Delve "people experiences" with a demo by Naomi


Microsoft Garage Releases Social Share, a PowerPoint Plug-in for Sharing Slides and Decks to Facebook and Twitter

Microsoft Garage Releases Social Share, a PowerPoint Plug-in for Sharing Slides and Decks to Facebook and Twitter

On November 5, Microsoft Garage released Social Share, a free PowerPoint plug-in designed to make it easy to share slides to Facebook and Twitter without leaving PowerPoint.


Likes and Mentions Come to Outlook on the Web

Likes and Mentions Come to Outlook on the Web

Many business people use OWA (now called Outlook on the Web) to check their Office 365 email a little or a lot. The new Likes and @Mentions features may provide a new social challenge for companies.


CollabTalk Episode #9 Recap

CollabTalk Episode #9 Recap

A perspective on the September 2015 CollabTalk show on IT Unity by Office 365 MVP and co-host Christian Buckley. No animals were harmed in the posting of this content.


CollabTalk: SharePoint 2016 Preview, Yammer for Teams & Change Management for Office 365

CollabTalk: SharePoint 2016 Preview, Yammer for Teams & Change Management for Office 365

On this edition of CollabTalk our panel: Christian Buckley, Naomi Moneypenny, Benjamin Niaulin and Marc D. Anderson discussed: SharePoint 2016 Preview: what we know and where we're all just speculating, Yammer for Teams and Change Management for Office 365.


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.


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.


New Guide: 5 Pitfalls to Avoid when Mobilizing SharePoint

New Guide: 5 Pitfalls to Avoid when Mobilizing SharePoint

This guide explores 5 common mistakes made by organizations when planning to support mobile workers with SharePoint access. Through the use of real mobile business scenarios, the guide uncovers alternative ways to think about SharePoint mobility and offers new ideas for successfully driving mobile worker productivity.