Dan Holme

With a career spanning more than 20 years, Dan Holme, a native of Colorado and graduate of Yale, earned a reputation as one of the world’s most respected consultants, authors, thought leaders, and experts on Microsoft technologies. In April of 2016, Dan joined Microsoft as the Director of Product Marketing. 

  • A Bright New Future for IT Unity

    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.

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

    Todd Baginski ON Mar 28, 2016

    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

    Todd Baginski ON Mar 28, 2016

    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.

  • The Future of SharePoint and Dan Holme

    Dan Holme ON Apr 01, 2016

    Office 365 MVP and IT Unity co-founder Dan Holme will be joining Microsoft as the Director of Product Marketing for SharePoint starting April 4th.

  • Automatically Download All SharePoint Server 2016 Prerequisites

    Dan Holme ON Mar 20, 2016

    Office 365 MVP Dan Holme shares the script he uses to download all SharePoint Server 2016 prerequisites, which can then be used for offline installation of SharePoint Server 2016.

  • SharePoint 2016 RTM: Yes, You Should Be Planning to Upgrade!

    Dan Holme ON Mar 14, 2016

    On March 14, 2016, Microsoft announced the Release To Manufacture (RTM) of SharePoint Server 2016. Bits are now available for download, and will reach general availability (GA) on May 4th. Now it gets real, and it’s time to prepare your organization, your budget, and your technology portfolio, for SharePoint 2016.

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

    Todd Baginski ON Jan 14, 2016

    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.

  • Ecosystem Watch: Metalogix Update Demonstrates Vision & Commitment

    Dan Holme ON Dec 07, 2015

    The update to Essentials for Office 365 by Metalogix demonstrates a clear vision and commitment to hybrid SharePoint and multi-service infrastructure, information, and service management.

  • PowerApps: Mobile Applications by the Business, for the Business

    Dan Holme ON Nov 30, 2015

    On November 30th at Convergence EMEA in Barcelona, Microsoft unveiled PowerApps, an innovative and compelling new service for building mobile-first business applications. PowerApps empowers users—what we used to call “power users”—to connect to data sources in the cloud and on-prem, and to create targeted mobile applications using “clicks, not code,” that can be shared with users on any device.

  • SharePoint 2016 Beta 2 Released

    Dan Holme ON Nov 18, 2015

    On November 18th, 2015, Microsoft released Beta 2 of SharePoint Server 2016. The release builds upon the strengths of the IT Preview to provide organizations a chance to test SharePoint 2016 prior to its release in the first half of next year.

  • Strategic considerations for a cloud-powered SharePoint service

    Dan Holme ON Oct 20, 2015

    SharePoint’s diverse capabilities can address a great many business problems with a single platform. So why is SharePoint not fully and well implemented in every enterprise? In my opinion, SharePoint’s very strengths are its greatest weaknesses. SharePoint’s power comes with a price.

  • The Secret to Success in the Cloud: Do it with a Friend

    Dan Holme ON Oct 20, 2015

    It's critical that organizations understand, redefine and transform the role of IT teams to accommodate the new reality of rapidly-evolving and disruptive cloud technologies such as Office 365.

  • Announcing Planner: Office 365's Answer for Teams, Tasks and Project Management

    Dan Holme ON Oct 26, 2015

    On September 22, Microsoft announced Planner, a new experience in Office 365 that will help teams organize around projects and tasks. It's Microsoft's long-awaited solution for project management, fully integrated into Office 365. Planner will enter the First Release flight in Q4 of 2015.

  • Integrate Edge with OneNote, Better, Today!

    Dan Holme ON Sep 23, 2015

    Edge--the new browser in Windows 10--is in its infancy, and has some rough... er... edges. One of them is the "Share to OneNote" functionality which leaves something to be desired. Dan Holme presents a workaround for much better integration between Edge & OneNote.

  • Windows 10 Runtime Broker Performance Killer - SOLVED! ...?

    Dan Holme ON Sep 15, 2015

    Windows 10 (and, potentially, Windows 8) has a serious memory leak that causes Runtime Broker to eat up all available memory and to kill performance. Problem SOLVED! ...?