Behind-the-Scenes Insights from SPTechCon 2015

Oct 7, 2015 3:27:00 PM

SPTechCon 2015 wrapped up a month ago, and those of us who were there are still processing the insights we had at the live event in Boston.

Topics: SharePoint, SPTechCon, Office 365

SharePoint performance matters

Oct 7, 2015 10:39:45 AM

I recently had a chance to reconnect with Andreas Grabner of Dynatrace, the application performance monitoring and management company. Andreas spoke at the very first SPTechCon back in January 2009 about gaining insights into how SharePoint performs in an organization, and he embarked on a SharePoint Performance Evangelist tour earlier this year.

Topics: Andreas Grabner

You're ready to collaborate... but how?

Oct 6, 2015 5:00:08 PM

Sometimes it seems like we’re seeing an onslaught of changes in our SharePoint worlds. That means that sometimes I envy my clients who are still on SharePoint 2007 or 2010. They may not have the latest or greatest features, but at least they know what they have, and it’s predictable.

Topics: Yammer, SharePoint 2016, Team Sites, collaboration

Nintex SPTechCon Keynote: Digitally Transform or Die

Oct 6, 2015 3:43:58 PM

Christian Smith, SVP of Global Sales at Nintex delivers his keynote on the digital transformation era, and the increasing importance of lightweight, self-service data, and application creation and integration.

Topics: SharePoint, SPTechCon, Office 365

SPTechCon Lightning Talks: Metalogix

Oct 6, 2015 11:00:46 AM

In this special Office 365 focused Lightning Talk by Metalogix at SPTechCon, you can find out what Office 365 and Kit from Knight Rider share in common.

Topics: Office 365

Insight to acquire BlueMetal

Oct 2, 2015 11:29:53 AM

Insight Enterprises, Inc. today announced the acquisition of BlueMetal, an interactive design and technology architecture firm based in the Boston area, with offices in Chicago and New York.

Topics: Insight

AvePoint unveils new Compliance Guardian to ensure information security across the enterprise at Privacy. Security. Risk. 2015

Sep 29, 2015 3:02:07 PM

From the halls of IAPP Privacy Academy and CSA Congress’ Privacy. Security. Risk. (P.S.R.) 2015, AvePoint, the established leader in enabling enterprise collaboration across platforms and devices, today introduced the latest release of AvePoint Compliance Guardian. AvePoint Compliance Guardian provides unified risk management from the moment data is created through its entire lifecycle – proactively monitoring and neutralizing violations of privacy, security, and compliance.

Topics: AvePoint

The secret sauce to SharePoint user adoption

Sep 29, 2015 9:00:00 AM

It takes all kinds of skills to successfully design, develop, and launch a SharePoint solution: sponsors, project Managers, Web designers, developers, information architects, change agents and subject matter experts, just to name a few. But what if I told you that to truly get sustainable adoption of that SharePoint solution, there is really only one skill that all of these roles must put at the top of their list—a skill that is the secret sauce to change a site from good to great. What’s more, this one skill will make developers, architects and designers not only meet requirements, but also delight their sponsors, leaders and clients each and every time.

Topics: SharePoint

Microsoft’s rollout of Office 2016 slated for Sept. 22

Sep 11, 2015 10:35:18 AM

A new method of updating Office 365, added support for data loss prevention, and multi-factor authentication are among the new features to be released in Office 2016 later this month.

Topics: Office 365, Office 2016

SharePoint and apps are NOT mutually exclusive

Sep 9, 2015 11:33:00 AM

SharePoint is such a powerful service, and yet there are so many negative things consultants, your own employees and trade magazines say you cannot do without significant infrastructure and investment. Things like mobile SharePoint, branding SharePoint, and building a SharePoint app. While there is some truth in all three, I am focusing on the SharePoint app. I am here to share two ways you could build a SharePoint app without the significant cost and infrastructure.

Topics: Apps, Nintex, Kentico