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Last week, Marcia Parker previewed the upcoming SharePoint iOS app, which brought a focus of "better-easier, friendly, intuitive." Well, the app is no longer upcoming, but available starting today in the Apple app store (it will be coming soon to Android as well)....More
On December 15, Microsoft announced that the next generation synchronization client for OneDrive for Business is now generally available. A preview of the new software had been available since September. Despite many requests, I never managed to get hold of the preview so I was quite happy when Microsoft released the new client, which is available for both Windows and Mac OS X 10.9 (and above)....More
Presented by Liam Cleary | Wednesday, January 27th @ 11am, 1pm, and 3pm EST: In recent years SharePoint has enabled Business Intelligence Features, both for On-Premises and in the Office 365 Cloud. This new online training course will focus on the Business Intelligence components that you can use to benefit your organization....More
Presented by Liam Cleary | Thursday, December 18th @ 11am, 1pm, 3pm EST: SharePoint allows organizations to build solutions from intranets and extranets to full-blown collaboration sites. In this new 3-hour online training course, you'll learn everything you need to know about SharePoint to be successful....More
The ability to run searches across a mixture of Exchange mailboxes and SharePoint sites to uncover the deep and dark secrets of those who would prefer their work to go unnoticed is what, in some degree, eDiscovery is all about. Microsoft has invested heavily in the area of compliance over the last decade, with the initial work showing up in Exchange 2010 and SharePoint 2010. There was much to like in the first implementation, especially in Exchange 2010, if only because so many legal discovery actions center on email....More
Microsoft announced the availability of SharePoint 2016 Preview yesterday. As expected, This Office server is a tad behind its counterparts in the race to the Office 16 Wave launch expected in October and is on course for a Q2 2016 release. You can’t update this preview version to RTM, so it’s very much a kick-the-tires to see what it does kind of release, which is perfectly fine....More
Compliance is a pretty big deal for many companies, especially those who operate in regulated industries. Almost every jurisdiction mandates that companies preserve certain records related to their business dealings. Given the widespread use of Exchange and SharePoint for communications, it should come as no surprise that Microsoft has invested heavily in building compliance features to support their use in business operations....More
It’s amazing how time goes by quite so quickly. Another IT/DEV Connections is on the horizon (September 14-17 at the Aria Hotel in Las Vegas). Scot Hiller and I have built what we think is a pretty good set of sessions for the enterprise collaboration track. Scot is a SharePoint kind of guy but that’s OK....More
Presented by Liam Cleary | August 25th, 26th, 27th @ 8pm EDT: Search is a core and key part of the SharePoint platform. Using search is not as simple as just enabling the features and hoping it does what it is supposed to do. In this exclusive Tech After Dark training event, you will get 3 technical sessions that will walk you through what is needed to make search work in the best way possible for your organization or solution....More
PowerShell is the definitive command line interface and scripting solution for Windows, Hyper-V, System Center, Microsoft solutions and beyond. In this Master Class, we will start from the ground up, walking you through the basics of PowerShell, how to create basic scripts and building towards creating custom modules to achieve amazing results in your environment, in non-Microsoft environments, and in Azure.