SPTechCon Boston | August 24-27, 2015

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Bonzai SharePoint intranet for Apple Watch is ‘the bomb’!

Apr 1, 2015 12:52:53 PM

You knew it had to happen. With Satya Nadella pushing Microsoft technologies onto more platforms, it was only a matter of time before Office 365 would become available on a smartwatch.

Topics: Apple Watch, Bonzai

Hiring for SharePoint

Apr 1, 2015 10:51:00 AM

Hiring SharePoint resources always seems to pose a bit of a challenge. With the enormous uptake that SharePoint has had in major companies, it seems that there is always a shortage of talent. Like any technology talent shortage, many folks are starting to dabble in SharePoint. This leaves hiring managers with a dilemma: How do you separate the SharePoint veterans from those just starting out? Here are a few indicators.

Topics: hiring

Metalogix acquires MetaVis Technologies to accelerate cloud platform growth

Apr 1, 2015 10:28:09 AM

Metalogix, the premier provider of management software to move, manage and secure content for Office 365, SharePoint, OneDrive for Business, Exchange, Box, Dropbox, Amazon, Google and other leading enterprise content management (ECM) systems, announced today that it has acquired MetaVis Technologies.

Topics: Metalogix, MetaVis

Mobile device management now generally available in Office 365

Mar 30, 2015 5:03:27 PM

Microsoft has that announced mobile device management (MDM) capabilities are now generally available in Office 365.

Topics: Office 365

Microsoft acquires software for PowerPoint collaboration

Mar 30, 2015 12:53:43 PM

Microsoft has announced the acquisition of collaboration startup LiveLoop, creator of software that allows users to work jointly on PowerPoint presentations. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Topics: LiveLoop, PowerPoint

Four ways analytics ease your SharePoint migration

Mar 25, 2015 12:24:42 PM

Your organization has finally made the decision to make the big leap, to migrate from one version of SharePoint to the next best thing. As daunting of a task as this may sound, there are a variety of resources and tools that can assist your organization in this process.

Topics: SharePoint migration

What would you move to the cloud in a hybrid scenario?

Mar 24, 2015 2:33:00 PM

Microsoft continues to push Office 365 as its solution for team collaboration, and hybrid seems to be gaining traction as something folks can live with. They can move some lightweight tasks such as communication and their outward-facing websites to the cloud, while still maintaining control over more sensitive documents and data.

Topics: Hybrid, cloud

What’s next for collaboration? Thoughts on the Convergence keynote

Mar 17, 2015 4:14:00 PM

On Monday, I sat back and watched the keynote at Microsoft’s Convergence 15 conference. Convergence is Microsoft’s only conference dedicated to business, showing off not just technology, but the latest and greatest products within the Microsoft world.

Topics: Convergence

Previewing Office 2016

Mar 17, 2015 3:10:28 PM

While technically not SharePoint, the traditional Office tools—Excel, Word, PowerPoint and more—are a big part of the value of Office 365. Microsoft this week widened its Office 2016 preview for IT pros and developers to include commercial Office 365 customers. While the company did acknowledge this is not the final build of the product (as more features will be added), it did say it will be offering monthly feature updates once it does go live.

PlexHosted unveils new cloud offerings to enhance collaboration and improve productivity across the enterprise

Mar 11, 2015 4:06:06 PM

PlexHosted, a developer of robust managed cloud-hosting solutions for better enterprise collaboration, today unveiled enhanced cloud offerings solutions for business, ensuring the cloud is both practical and affordable to organizations of all sizes.

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