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Talking SharePoint and digital transformation

Dec 7, 2016 10:58:18 AM

SharePoint began as a portal solution that enabled collaboration within organizations. Now, 15 years later, SharePoint is a portal and collaboration solution infused with intelligence.

Topics: digital transformation

SPTechCon in 2017

Nov 23, 2016 1:12:56 PM

As the weather turns cold and thoughts already turn to the New Year, we’re pleased to announce our SPTechCon schedule for 2017.

Topics: SPTechCon

Getting started with the Patterns and Practices PowerShell for SharePoint Online

Nov 16, 2016 1:32:32 PM

Hopefully by now you have fully embraced PowerShell as part of your SharePoint life. Why? Because it is magical no matter what your role is:

Topics: PowerShell

Ramp partners with Syrinx Consulting to provide hands-on expertise for Microsoft SharePoint video deployments across the enterprise

Nov 9, 2016 12:16:14 PM

Ramp, the leading provider of next-generation SharePoint video management and eCDN video delivery solutions for large enterprises, today announced a technology and marketing partnership with Syrinx Consulting Corporation, whose software solutions keep pace with the changing state of business and technology. 

Topics: Ramp, Syrinx Consulting Corporation

A beginner's guide to metadata

Nov 8, 2016 3:34:51 PM

One of the most powerful features in SharePoint is metadata. If you’ve ever attended a SharePoint conference or gone through expert-led SharePoint training, you’ve probably heard this term come up a number of times, though it’s likely you walked away confused or wondering exactly how you apply this super tool in an everyday way that would make your life easier.

Topics: SharePoint search, metadata

The impact of community

Nov 8, 2016 1:17:51 PM

When I left Microsoft back in 2009 and joined a small SharePoint ISV in downtown Seattle, the SharePoint community was already a fast-growing, thriving phenomenon. One comment that I have heard again and again from people is that they’ve never seen anything like it.

Topics: community

Microsoft takes on Slack with Teams

Nov 2, 2016 1:36:00 PM

Microsoft officially confirmed today that it is building its own chat and messaging service in-house. Microsoft Teams is a chat-based solution for Office 365.

Topics: Office 365, Microsoft, Teams, Slack

Make your everyday SharePoint searches better

Nov 1, 2016 5:29:49 PM

Looking to get the most out of your everyday SharePoint searches? Look no further. This infographic covers all you would ever need to know to search as smartly as possible, garnering you the best results you can get. More detailed explanations and the sources for all of the items in this infographic can be found here.

Topics: SharePoint search

AvePoint enhances self-service request to empower Microsoft SharePoint business users with DocAve governance automation

Nov 1, 2016 12:14:09 PM

AvePoint, the Microsoft Cloud expert, today announced the general availability of DocAve Governance Automation Service Pack (SP) 9. With the latest release of AvePoint’s SharePoint governance solution, organizations can empower end users with the ability to make the correct decisions and requests based on governance policies and remove some of the burden from IT administrators.DocAve Governance Automation allows organizations to easily manage and automate SharePoint lifecycle and permissions management requests to implement an extensible governance strategy that empowers users, is easy to maintain, and scales as the business grows. New features include:

Topics: AvePoint

Defining the SharePoint ‘community’

Oct 28, 2016 1:30:00 PM

Every few years, folks who work with SharePoint wrangle with the issue of community. The most recent go-round was likely sparked by a Facebook post from Microsoft’s Dan Holme, who also happened to start a SharePoint community website called IT Unity prior to joining Microsoft. Je said that a higher-up at Microsoft thought it would be a good idea to build a community around SharePoint. Meanwhile, Mark Miller, who created and curated endusersharepoint.com and nothingbutsharepoint.com, chimed in with a great comment, to the effect of “What a great idea! I’ll get right on that 10 years ago!”

Topics: SPTechCon