With the launch of Windows 10, I thought it could be useful to show some interesting ways to use both Office 365 and Windows 10 together. You will need Office 365 or SharePoint 2013, and the OneDrive for Business sync client, which is installed automatically the first time you sync. Some of this also works in Windows 8 and Windows 7, but I’m demonstrating on Windows 10, which seems to have a bigger focus on search and finding content in general.Read more "Find Office 365 content quicker using Windows 10 search"
Microsoft OneNote is a great tool for teams to track project notes, meeting notes, share information, and much more. While OneNote is generally associated with OneDrive for storing and syncing your notebooks, this functionality is also built into SharePoint as well.Read more "Using OneNote with SharePoint"
A content type is essentially a template for content. Out of the box, SharePoint provides many content types including Item, Document, Announcement, Issue, Task, and many more. You can, and should, create your own custom content types for your own content.Read more "The advantages of SharePoint Content Types and Site Columns"
Last week I was one of the 23,000 people who attended the Microsoft Ignite conference in Chicago. The size of this conference was mind boggling and the amount of content was staggering. My focus was to learn as much as I could about Office 365 and SharePoint 2016. Here is my attempt to summarize the key things that I learned. Keep in mind that there were over 1000 sessions in total and I only attended a dozen or so.Read more "What’s new for Office 365 and SharePoint 2016 – A summary from the Microsoft Ignite Conference"
Early today, Microsoft had confirmed the upcoming release of SharePoint Server 2016. Here are some quick facts.Read more "Microsoft confirms SharePoint Server 2016"
Thresholds were introduced by Microsoft in SharePoint 2010 in order to prevent large queries from occurring which have an impact on performance of the SharePoint environment. I’ll explain why thresholds were introduced, what happens when thresholds are reached, and provide some tips to fine tune your queries to avoid performance and scalability issues.Read more "Working with List View Thresholds in SharePoint 2013"
Microsoft has begun rolling out more integration between Yammer and Office 365. You can now use your Office 365 credentials to sign into Yammer. You will also see your Office 365 Suite Bar at the top of your Yammer pages. Continue reading “More Yammer integration with Office 365”