NEW “Major Updates” Feature!

“Major Updates” is a new feature Microsoft is adding to the Office 365 Message centre. This is now rolled out to 100% of First Release organizations. Major Updates to the Office 365 services require administrator attention. They impact the way users engage with the software, and Office 365 customers need to be aware of the…

Simplified secure external sharing

Microsoft is updating how secure external sharing works in OneDrive for Business and SharePoint Online.They’ll begin rolling this feature out in the next few days. How does this affect you? If your OneDrive and SharePoint Online external sharing settings are set to allow sharing with new external users, new external users (that have a file…

Key Announcements @MSIgnite – Day 3

  Office 365 Usage Analytics Microsoft launched a preview of Power BI content pack for Office 365 in May 2017. The content pack is due for general availability in early 2018. When this happens, it will support usage data for Teams (Figure 2) in a new focus on how social collaboration occurs within a tenant. At the…

Key Announcements at MS Ignite

Some other key announcements: The Evolution Of Microsoft Teams  Microsoft announced that its vision for workplace communications will see the Microsoft Teams collaboration app replacing Skype for Business in Office 365 “over time” (no specific time-frame was shared). Teams is now getting new calling features such as call transfer, voicemail and calling to and from external phone…

Does your business still use SharePoint 2007 – Here is all you need to know.

SharePoint Server 2007 End of Life Roadmap On October 10, 2017, Microsoft Office SharePoint Server 2007 will reach End of Life. If you haven’t begun your migration from SharePoint Server 2007 to Office 365 or a newer version of SharePoint Server on-premises, now’s the time to start planning. This article details resources to help people migrate…

Digital Transformation – Event Feedback

Brian O’Donovan , Director of IT at Mergon speaks to me after our first Digital Transformation Event. The event was on SharePoint and Development and if you would like to watch the event back, please email me – digitaltransformation@evros.ie  Mergon is an Irish owned company with operations in Ireland, Czech Republic and USA. Established in 1981 Mergon…

SharePoint & App Development Event

I am thrilled to be hosting Evros’s first technology event of 2017. The event takes place on the 8th March (Dublin) and 9th March (Cork) and is PART ONE of a Digital Transformation Series which will cover Security in the Cloud, Utilizing Business Intelligence and Building New Business with Azure. I will be welcoming Johan Swedell and…

Office365 – January 2017 Update

Jim Naroski covers recent enhancements to Office 365. The transcript, with resources links, is at http://spo.ms/o365updateresources. Suggestions for future videos can be made at http://aka.ms/o365update-feedback.

How to enable zoom on your iPhone or iPad

Zoom is an accessibility feature that makes everything from text to icons to interface elements bigger and easier to see on the iPhone and iPad. Zoom magnification defaults to 200% but can be set from 100%-500% to help anyone with low vision of any level. When in zoomed mode, all the standard navigation and selection…

7 things to know about the IPhone 7

1. Removal of the headphone Jack The removal of the headphone jack has provided the space Apple needed in order to place the Taptic Engine. The area also hosts a simple plastic bumper, which suggests another reason for the removal of that port was improvement in water resistance. The new model iPhones also open sideways,…