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…

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.

New things this week in Office365!

What’s new in Office 365 Groups administration—June 2016 update On June 13, 2016 Microsoft published a June update for Office 365 Groups. The latest updates include the ability to manage group creation policy in Azure Active Directory, set usage guidelines, define data classification, and leverage mobile application management. Announcing a new version of the Office…

What’s new in Office 365 this June?

Updated “Site Contents” page begins rollout into #SharePoint Online (First Release) On June 1, 2016 Microsoft announced that SharePoint team is refreshing the SharePoint Online site contents page – a ‘behind the scenes’ page per site that helps site owners, members and visitors better understand the activities occurring within their site. This page retains previous…

One Drive for Business – The ugly duckling

So first things first, if you use office365 and One Drive for Business, let me advise you of the following updates coming in the next few months…. Manage bandwidth—By the end of June, we’ll deliver IT controls to throttle bandwidth consumption of the client. Extended Windows Explorer integration—A simple right-click action to get a link…

Yammer & SharePoint to become best Friends

So it’s been announced on the Office365 Roadmap. Therefore it’s official. Soon, when you create a Yammer Group it will automatically create a SharePoint Site ! The goal is to turn the conversation into a reliable business class documented solution. You can continue to discuss projects in the very social sense, permitted by Yammer. However…

New Stuff for Office365

PRODUCT NEWS DISCUSSIONS   Yammer user profile update from Azure Active Directory On April 15, 2016 Microsoft announced that Yammer user profile properties can be updated centrally in Azure Active Directory, and the changes will be automatically applied to Yammer. This includes properties such as First Name, Last Name, Title and Department.  A full list…

This post is not just about office 365.

So, in a weekend where i had about 750 social events to attend, it’s safe to say its surprising to me and anyone who knows me that i am actually writing a blog post tonight. I took today and tomorrow off work to actually chill out. But as the old saying goes, “Procrastination is great…

Your World Of O365 [08.06.15]

Wait, What was that ? Last 7 days in quick review: On May 28, 2015 Microsoft announced that it’s looking for additional participants for the Office 2016 Windows Desktop preview, with new builds available. I installed it on my Windows 10 Preview….i know i’m so rad right 😉  To say they work well together is…