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 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…

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…

Check out the future of SharePoint

For over a decade, our customers have relied on SharePoint to power teamwork, to automate business processes, to create business applications and to build company-wide intranets. As a core part of Office 365, SharePoint provides content management and collaboration capabilities that are seamlessly integrated with the other applications people use every day to create and…

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…

SharePoint Information Architecture

Information architecture is a key element of your governance strategy. Governance is a huge topic for SharePoint, everyone talks about it, everyone has their own ideas on how to implement and manage a SharePoint governance strategy and the associated IA, and you know what? It’s all really good advice. But there’s just so much of…

How SharePoint Site Use Confirm and Deletion works

Recently, It was asked exactly how the Site Confirmation and Deletion feature works in SharePoint? Does the timer restart when a user visits the site? Does the feature look at the some field and then reset the value in a service? It was a simple question that made me think about how the process worked…

Managing Alerts in SharePoint

A common issue i see on a daily basis is people getting alerts for Libraries when they no longer work in that sector. They are unsure of what library or site they had alerts on. So an easy way to find out is to do the following… View my alerts on a site 1.At the…

How to find incoming/outgoing email settings in SharePoint 2007

Log onto front end server and go to Central Administration Then click into Application Management in left hand pane. Under the heading “SharePoint Web Application Management” Choose “Web Application Outgoing Email Settings” Ensure you change Web Application to the correct web application you use. Here you will see your incoming and outgoing mail settings.

What is a Shared Service Provider?

For those of you who don’t know what I am talking about a bit of overview. In MOSS 2007 there is this new concept of Shared Services Providers(SSP). The idea being that there are certain services that really make sense to centrally manage and share. A good example being profiles. With a SSP we can…