Beware the Auto-Save!

It saves all your edits and you may not know it!  It changes your original behind the scenes!  Run away, run away! Just Kidding! Content auto-save is a feature that automatically saves real time edits to Microsoft documents (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.).   Auto-save was introduced with Office Online, and impacts files stored in Office 365 [...]

By | 2018-11-29T15:54:54+00:00 November 22nd, 2018|Collaboration|0 Comments

Office 365: Modern Workplace Preview (1:58)

In the final installment of our Modern Workplace webinar series we explore Office 365. Office 365 includes many helpful applications, but Word, Excel, Outlook, and OneDrive only scratch the surface of the potential value of Office 365. Discover how you can deploy, support, manage and use Microsoft’s Office platform to help empower your employees and [...]

By | 2018-12-18T10:47:11+00:00 November 15th, 2018|Collaboration, Office 365|0 Comments

SharePoint Online Modern Pages – Custom CSS

Many of us have experienced the problem of working with custom display in modern pages. You can easily feel as if you are in handcuffs and unable to change any display aspect of the page. This short blog further explains that issue, as well as a way to remedy it. Scenario: Modern pages under SharePoint [...]

By | 2018-09-26T14:14:44+00:00 September 5th, 2018|Collaboration|Comments Off on SharePoint Online Modern Pages – Custom CSS

Analyzing Content with AI and ML in OneDrive and SharePoint

Microsoft recently announced two innovations in content storage which leverage artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) to streamline user experience. They involve actively analyzing video, audio, and visual content and adding tags to improve search and storage capabilities. It may sound like science fiction, but these are just some of the ways AI and [...]

By | 2018-12-18T11:10:38+00:00 August 31st, 2018|Advisory Services|Comments Off on Analyzing Content with AI and ML in OneDrive and SharePoint

Migration to Office 365 from SharePoint On-Premises

SharePoint Foundation and SharePoint Server have been around for many years.  Many companies have leveraged SharePoint’s collaborative features, creating both internal and external sites that can vary in size from small to large configurations.  However, unless you have a team of SharePoint admins/developers, a company can be stuck trying to fill the void if the [...]

By | 2018-09-26T15:02:53+00:00 August 10th, 2018|Collaboration|Comments Off on Migration to Office 365 from SharePoint On-Premises

What are SharePoint Hub Sites?

A SharePoint hub site is a newly added intranet building block that brings related sites together to roll up news and activity, simplify search, create cohesion with shared navigation, and for general look and feel. Basically, it connects and organize sites based on organizational attributes such as project, department, division, or region and makes it [...]

By | 2018-12-18T11:11:18+00:00 August 3rd, 2018|Advisory Services|Comments Off on What are SharePoint Hub Sites?

The State of “Modern” Pages in SharePoint Online

Modern pages represent Microsoft’s updates to make SharePoint Online more responsive and browser-compatible.   As part of a staged reworking of SharePoint Online, Modern pages are still a limited set of functionality in existing SharePoint deployments.   In this blog, we will look at where Modern pages stand as of this writing. One important item of note [...]

By | 2018-07-26T14:44:41+00:00 July 13th, 2018|Collaboration|Comments Off on The State of “Modern” Pages in SharePoint Online

5 Migration Approaches for SharePoint Online

Migration from SharePoint on-premises to SharePoint Online is typically conducted using a migration tool.   This is because Office 365 (O365) SharePoint Online does not support the “Database Attach” approach used in on-premises upgrades or migrations. There are a number of 3rd-party migration tools available.   Popular ones include: Metalogix Essentials for O365 (https://www.metalogix.com/product/essentials-office-365), which provides a [...]

By | 2018-07-26T15:37:16+00:00 July 6th, 2018|Collaboration|2 Comments

SharePoint Online Access Denied Error

Many of us have experienced the scenario where despite removing the user from O365 Users list as well as SharePoint User profile, the user will still appear in the “Add User/Share with” dialog box in the SharePoint online site. Scenario: On a given SharePoint tenant, a user/external user might have been added previously and granted [...]

By | 2018-06-04T15:12:28+00:00 June 6th, 2018|Collaboration|1 Comment

Innovating Collaboration

Allowing your employees to communicate more effectively can directly boost productivity. Being on the cutting edge of collaboration is vital to truly leveraging your employees’ time and effort. Microsoft recently conducted a survey of 14,000 people about their perspectives surrounding collaboration during work and school. The survey covered generational and gender gaps, as well as [...]

By | 2018-05-21T10:33:23+00:00 May 18th, 2018|Collaboration|Comments Off on Innovating Collaboration