Office 365

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5 Low-cost Tools for SharePoint Site Administrators and Power Users It’s hard to get anything accomplished as you roll out Office 365 if you don’t have the proper tools to get the job done. Unfortunately, we don’t all have the budget to purchase every piece of software that would meet our needs. As power users […]

Drop the “When to Use What” mantra and pick up the Office 365 Toolbox

With the release of Microsoft Teams as yet another application in the Office 365 stack, I’m constantly faced with questions like “What are we going to do with *another* social platform?”  It’s a valid question.  It’s one that I don’t think we are effectively addressing with our “When to Use What” discussion I keep hearing […]

Multipliers and Success with SharePoint (or any new technology)

I’m reading a book right now called Multipliers: How the Best Leaders Make Everyone Smarter (by Liz Wiseman). It’s about accessing the intelligence and potential of people in organizations.  Let me say first that this is not a book review. In fact, I’m still in the first chapter, but it has me thinking a lot […]

Take the plunge with Office 365, what’s holding you back?

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 – and on […]

5 Signs you need to deploy SharePoint Online

Many organizations are struggling to understand how to help their users become more efficient. It’s likely that you are considering the deployment of some combination of a new intranet portal, collaboration tools, and social tools. You probably have a number of questions about which tools to use, whether or not the cloud is secure, and whether or not the users will even adopt […]

Office 365–Did you know? SPO Site Collection and OneDrive storage

With the way increased storage for OneDrive and SharePoint Online was recently announced, I have received some questions and concerns lately about how SharePoint Online storage works and how to know if I’m truly getting all the storage that has been promised to me!?  One of my clients with this question has the E3 plan […]

The Push to the Cloud – Your SharePoint Online Options

Anyone else tired of hearing the term cloud? How abused this term has become, it kind of means anything and everything we don’t manage ourselves doesn’t it? Whether or not you want to hear about it, the reality is that we are all faced with dealing with the cloud. I have the distinct pleasure of […]

Office 365 – Did you know?? Blog 2: QR Codes

Did you know that SharePoint Online can generate QR Codes? I didn’t either – at least until I tripped into them last week on accident! This is great functionality to have at your fingertips. A Quick Lesson on QR Codes A quick definition – a QR code, or Quick Response Code is a small, square […]

Live Email Setup – a template for vendors

As we share out our SharePoint online project sites with external users (clients and vendors), I have been sending out a pdf (based on a template) to them to assist in the process of getting them set up with a Live account.  Of course this Live account is only required if they do not have […]

Office 365 – Did you know?? Blog 1: External Sharing

As a partner to the consulting firm with the #1 Cloud seats deployed, I have the unique opportunity to have frequent exposure to companies moving into Office 365 for SharePoint!  It’s been very exciting to watch as Microsoft begins to close the gap between on-premises and online SharePoint environments.  As such, I am seeing a […]