New year, new strategy

Jan 17, 2017 4:33:09 PM

As companies settle back into the swing of things in this new year, collaborative teams will look to create meaningful strategic plans to guide their actions for 2017. If this sounds good to you because this is what your company is doing, I applaud you. If these words were read with a snicker and perhaps confusion over why your company is not following this path, I’m certain you are not alone. Please read on for three areas to focus on that must be accounted for in your strategy.

Topics: SharePoint

How SharePoint views work

Jan 9, 2017 12:47:17 PM

Now that we’ve talked about metadata, we can get into the next step, which is one of the best features SharePoint has to offer: views.

Topics: SharePoint views

SharePoint Client Browser tackles remote SharePoint development

Jan 4, 2017 12:11:30 PM

SharePoint Client Browser wants to help users speed up their SharePoint development. The solution was recently updated with new fixes and features aimed at making remote SharePoint development and SharePoint apps easier.  

Topics: SharePoint

Managing end-user education in a cloud-first world

Jan 3, 2017 1:07:43 PM

One of the biggest advantages of cloud services is the pace at which new features are delivered and adopted. Microsoft has readily embraced the rapid release cycles made possible by their robust cloud infrastructure, releasing new and updated features for SharePoint Online and other Office 365 services on a monthly (and sometimes weekly) basis. While having immediate access to the latest and greatest functionality is a definite improvement over the old three- to five-year upgrade cycles for on-premises software, it creates some significant challenges for corporate training departments.

Topics: SharePoint, cloud

SharePoint-OneDrive Sync on the way

Dec 21, 2016 1:37:40 PM

Those of you anticipating the ability to sync SharePoint documents and libraries to OneDrive will have to wait just a bit longer. After promising general release of the capability by the end of 2016, Microsoft now says it should be available some time in January.

Thoughts on the Adoption Content Pack

Dec 21, 2016 11:46:09 AM

Over the past couple months, I have been thinking a lot about adoption metrics around SharePoint and Office 365, and wanted to share some thoughts about the Office 365 Adoption Content Pack for PowerBI that was announced at Microsoft Ignite 2016 in Atlanta. Specifically, what it delivers and what it still lacks, and why every enterprise should be thinking about adoption and engagement metrics, in general.

Topics: SharePoint

Making OneDrive easier

Dec 15, 2016 5:07:38 PM

Microsoft today rolled out a preview of a new OneDrive Admin Center, aimed at making it easier to manage company settings and policies. It’s for First Release customers, and Microsoft is anxious to hear what you have to say about it.

Topics: OneDrive

Transform server-side code to client-side code

Dec 7, 2016 1:35:55 PM

Germany-based Rencore this week announced SPTransformator, a tool for cloud migration of customizations such as sandbox and forms solutions, at SPTechCon San Francisco.

Topics: Rencore

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