SPTechCon Boston | August 24-27, 2015


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

Two approaches to managing content in SharePoint

Sep 9, 2015 10:14:33 AM

In speaking with SharePoint users, content management remains at or near the top of the reasons they use the software. Recently, two content-management solution providers—Harvest Technology Group and EZONES—popped up on my radar, and depending upon how you define content management, each comes at it from a different direction.

Topics: Harvest Technology, content management, EZONES

SP Marketplace announces SP Gov Suite for local government on Office 365

Sep 2, 2015 2:49:49 PM


SP Marketplace (www.spmarketplace.com), the leader in Office 365 business portals and applications, announced SP Gov Suite for small- to medium-size cities and counties (SMC). SP Gov is a complete suite of application templates built on Office 365 that transforms local government by leveraging cloud-based solutions to improve and automate citizen services, employee self-service and community collaboration. 

Topics: SP Marketplace

Summing up SPTechCon

Sep 2, 2015 9:00:00 AM

With almost 900 people on hand, and more than 50 exhibitors in our hall, SPTechCon Boston was another exciting event!

Topics: SPTechCon, Office 365, SharePoint 2016, SharePoint 2013, SharePoint 2010

Have a plan for video

Sep 1, 2015 2:30:00 PM

SPTechCon Boston was another great week of sessions, panels, and exhibit hall attractions. One major change to the conference this year was the addition of video. From Office Video Portal demos in the Microsoft keynote, to the streaming of all main stage sessions, it was clear that video has arrived in the SharePoint space.

Topics: SharePoint 2016, SharePoint Video

Introducing Office UI Fabric: Your key to designing add-ins for Office

Aug 31, 2015 12:39:05 PM

Today we are announcing the general availability of Office UI Fabric on GitHub. Office UI Fabric is a responsive, mobile-first, front-end framework for developers, designed to make it simple to quickly create web experiences using the Office Design Language. It’s simple and familiar to get up and running with Office UI Fabric—whether you’re creating a new app from scratch or adding new features to an existing one.

Topics: Office UI Fabric