SPTechCon Boston | August 24-27, 2015


Does collaboration need to be reinvented?

Jul 29, 2015 9:00:00 AM

No matter how much Microsoft and other platform providers talk about the speed of delivery in the cloud, there still needs to be some kind of "shock and awe" announcements left off of the weekly build schedule and shared through a carefully orchestrated mega-conference.

Topics: Project Gigjam, Gigjam, platforms

BA Insight brings external content into O365

Jul 27, 2015 3:02:44 PM

BA Insight announces availability of our Connectors for Hybrid SharePoint. This out of the box software works in conjunction with Microsoft’s new Cloud Search Service Application (Cloud SSA) to bring content into a unified search index running in Office 365. For the first time, organizations can use an online search facility, run by Microsoft, to provide a unified view across all content enterprise-wide.    

Topics: BA Insight

SharePoint 2016: The best of both worlds

Jul 22, 2015 11:41:33 AM

When Office 365 really came into its own in about 2013, the message from Microsoft was “To the Cloud!” Later, they eased back to “Hybrid!” With SharePoint 2016, the messaging has become a heck of a lot more flexible. With 2016, you can have your cake, and probably eat it too.

Topics: cloud, SharePoint 2016

Microsoft launches Office 365 Channels for IFTTT

Jul 22, 2015 11:20:22 AM

To take advantage of the popularity of the Web-based service connectivity platform IFTTT (If This Then That), Microsoft yesterday announced it is launching Office 365 Channels for IFTTT.

Topics: Office 365, IFTTT

Metalogix introduces Complete Unified Management Console to move, manage and secure collaboration content for Office 365

Jul 15, 2015 10:52:48 AM

Metalogix, the premier provider of collaboration content management software to move, manage and secure content in the cloud, on-premises and hybrid environments, today announced at the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference, Essentials for Office 365, a new unified management suite. The solution provides all the necessary functionality to perform the lifecycle management for Office 365, from onboarding users to managing the migration, security and backup for content from a single management console. 

Topics: Metalogix

Preparing for SharePoint 2016

Jul 15, 2015 10:50:00 AM

When SharePoint 2016 becomes available later this year, and is released to the public in Q1 2016, there will be five versions in use by organizations around the world. That’s a lot of collaboration. When I think about all the various questions I have been asked about SharePoint over the years, I realize that many of them are the same, based primarily on how to use a functional piece of the system, how to create a workflow, or how to maximize a specific efficiency within an organization.

Topics: SharePoint 2016

E5: The new Office 365 enterprise suite

Jul 14, 2015 4:34:55 PM

Microsoft this week let its partners in on a premium Office 365 suite designed to enhance productivity through collaboration and innovation—and to give third-party providers new opportunities to integrate with Microsoft’s tooling.

Topics: Office 365, E5

Nintex launches new customizable enterprise mobile apps integrating Workflows and Forms

Jul 14, 2015 3:18:39 PM

Nintex, the global standard in workflow automation, today launched two new enterprise-grade workflow automation software for companies to drive productivity and engagement for global workforces who are located in the office or in the field, from laptops to mobile devices, and when connected or offline.

SP Marketplace announces SP Business Suite 365 for SMBs on Office 365

Jul 14, 2015 12:50:33 PM

SP Marketplace (http://www.spmarketplace.com/), the leader in Office 365 business portals and applications, announced SP Business Suite 365, a next generation business suite that transforms Office 365 into an operational hub that drives higher employee productivity and collaboration.  

Topics: SP Marketplace

Beezy announces two-way integration between Yammer and SharePoint

Jul 14, 2015 12:48:25 PM

Beezy Inc., the most comprehensive enterprise collaboration solution for Office 365 and SharePoint, today announced the general availability of the first seamless integration between Yammer and the award-winning Beezy enterprise collaboration solution. Using Beezy, community activity within Yammer is now visible and interactive in SharePoint, and likewise, all social activity in SharePoint can be visible within the Yammer newsfeed, allowing organizations to leverage their social investments across both Yammer and SharePoint.

Topics: Beezy