Mastering management of Office 365 Groups

Mar 7, 2017 12:42:28 PM

Modern cloud-based collaboration technologies have significantly changed the pace and dynamic of work across organizations of all sizes and verticals. Microsoft has continued to lead the charge in this arena with the continued growth and expansion of Office 365. Much of Microsoft’s innovation in the past year has revolved around Office 365 Groups, including the launch of Microsoft Teams last year to compete in the chat-based collaboration space. With Office 365 Groups, Microsoft caters to the evolving workforce by providing end users an easier way to create and collaborate on projects together.

Topics: Office 365

Microsoft brings new features to Office 365

Jan 24, 2017 4:13:17 PM

It’s a new year for Office 365. Microsoft has announced updates and new features for its OneDrive, Office apps and StaffHub solutions.

Topics: Office 365

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

Collaboration with Office 365

Oct 26, 2016 11:29:55 AM

Twenty years ago, collaboration was considered to be a discussion with a colleague or a group review of a document. In recent years our collaborative needs have changed, expediency is demanded, and collaboration through technology is expected. Without question, day in and day out, we all demand our technologies provide us the best experience in order to collaborate among friends, family and colleagues.

Topics: Office 365

SharePoint, Office 365 dominate Ignite with new functionality, productivity tools

Sep 28, 2016 11:22:59 AM

SharePoint and Office 365 took center stage this week at Microsoft’s Ignite conference here in Atlanta, with new features and functionality that move the platform closer to the company’s vision of providing tools that further collaboration and productivity.

Topics: Office 365, Microsoft Ignite

Get your users to actually USE SharePoint and Office 365

Sep 13, 2016 10:54:44 AM

The biggest challenge with the adoption of new technologies is that adoption requires change. And change is hard—even if it’s a good change. If you want to make change (and thus adoption) a little easier, here are some ideas that can help:

Topics: Office 365

Microsoft announces new capabilities for SharePoint Online team sites in Office 365

Aug 31, 2016 12:41:51 PM

Microsoft is beginning to roll out improvements to its SharePoint online sites as part of its new vision for SharePoint. The new capabilities include deeper integration with Office 365 Groups, and they will begin to roll out to Office 365 First Release next month.

Topics: Office 365

How to SharePoint in Outlook like a pro

Aug 31, 2016 10:22:00 AM

You're probably already familiar with Outlook as the app you use to keep track of all your e-mail and appointments. And if you're a power user, you might even use it to keep track of tasks, RSS feeds, contacts and more. But it turns out Outlook does a lot with SharePoint, too. It's just not blatantly obvious.

Topics: Office 365

Five ways of branding Office 365 without modifying the master page

Aug 24, 2016 1:22:40 PM

Branding (changing the look and feel) of SharePoint seems to be at the top of every user’s list. While Microsoft’s out-of-the-box look and feel has improved over SharePoint’s iterations, companies want their intranets to look like it’s all part of one shiny, happy corporate infrastructure.

Topics: Office 365

Take the plunge with Office 365! What’s holding you back?

Jul 12, 2016 3:23:05 PM

Deployment planning: seemingly one of the more intimidating things about Office 365. Moving the cheese. Transforming the way people work. It’s exciting! And yet terrifying. On one hand, as the leader of an organization, you hold a responsibility to point the company in the direction of the most efficient way to work. On the other, you are strapped with finding the most fiscally responsible approach.

Topics: Office 365