Microsoft is making it easier for you to switch your Cloud Storage to OneDrive for Business from Box, Dropbox, or Google

Microsoft is making it easier for you to switch your Cloud Storage to OneDrive for Business from Box, Dropbox, or Google

With the many improvements and features Microsoft has made to OneDrive over the last couple of years, enterprise cloud storage customers have recently discovered that their current solutions such as Box, Dropbox or Google just don’t have the sharing and secure file management capabilities they need.  This combined with the fact that OneDrive has many tightly integrated and intertwined features to connect to their other Office 365 and non-Microsoft cloud SaaS are making these customers regret their decisions to go with…

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Join my OneDrive workshop at SharePointNA 2018 at to learn about the value, capabilities and benefits of using Flow with OneDrive for Business

Join my OneDrive workshop at SharePointNA 2018 at to learn about the value, capabilities and benefits of using Flow with OneDrive for Business

If you haven’t heard by now, the SharePoint Conference is back! Rebranded as SharePoint North America (SharePointNA). SharePoint Conference North America is your best opportunity of the year to hear from experts around the world on Office 365 and SharePoint related products including SharePoint Online, OneDrive, Yammer, Microsoft Teams, and more. I am lucky enough to be co-presenting a OneDrive workshop session the Sunday before the conference starts entitled OneDrive from Start to Finish: In this all-day session we will walk…

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Updates to the Office 365 Secure Score – See your score based on similar sized organizations

Updates to the Office 365 Secure Score – See your score based on similar sized organizations

Secure Score Recap: Secure Score is a totally different way of managing risk on your Office 365 deployment where by instead of reacting to security alerts sent to you by Microsoft, it lets you proactively track and incrementally improve your Office 365 security.  Secure Score figures out which Office 365 services you have along with how they are configured and compares it to a baseline level of security that Microsoft recommends. For good configurations, Secure Score will give you more…

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Staying organized by working with Group Files in Office 365 Groups

Staying organized by working with Group Files in Office 365 Groups

Office 365 Groups are a great way of staying organized with your teams. They allow you to easily collaborate with your peers, share documents & content, and give you access to many tools your teams will need to run their day to day operations. A nice feature of groups is that when a group is created, a group email mailbox is automatically created.  This allows your team to collaborate and share files using the normal email tools they are used…

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Making the transition to the modern SharePoint Online UI from SharePoint On-Prem

Making the transition to the modern SharePoint Online UI from SharePoint On-Prem

If you are attending the Microsoft Tech Summit in Toronto on Wednesday, December 13th, please join me in the expo hall for a session on the SharePoint Online modern UI.  Below are the details: Session Title: Making the transition to the modern SharePoint UI Abstract: Over the last few years, Microsoft has gradually been rolling out new enhancements to the SharePoint Online user interface. This newly upgraded and stunning user interface, called the “Modern UI”, will ultimately be the standard…

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First Release in Office 365 is being renamed to Targeted Release – Rolling out December 2017

First Release in Office 365 is being renamed to Targeted Release – Rolling out December 2017

Office 365 tenant admins should be aware of a terminology change in Office 365 that is being released this month. With the Office 365 cloud, you automatically receive new product and feature updates as they become available instead of manually choosing to roll them out.  This is one of the benefits of being on the constantly evolving Microsoft Office 365 cloud where you always have access to the latest and greatest in modern cloud productivity technologies.  With Office 365, you…

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Webinar on Microsoft Office 365: Opportunities and Solutions for Your Hospitality Business – November 14, 2017 11-12 AM EST

Webinar on Microsoft Office 365: Opportunities and Solutions for Your Hospitality Business – November 14, 2017 11-12 AM EST

If you are in the hospitality industry and a member of HFTP, join me for a webinar on how Microsoft Office 365 including SharePoint and OneDrive can help your hospitality business operate more effectively and efficiently in your hospitality business. More information here Session Title: Microsoft Office 365: Opportunities and Solutions for Your Hospitality Business Session Abstract: Are you up-to-date on the latest and greatest offerings from Microsoft to improve your business? Do you know how Microsoft can help you…

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Join me at the Toronto Microsoft Office 365 Developer Bootcamp – Friday November 10, 2017

Join me at the Toronto Microsoft Office 365 Developer Bootcamp – Friday November 10, 2017

Join me on Friday November 10th, 2017 for a free Office 365 Developer Boot camp at the Microsoft Canada Head Office. This is a must go to if you are developer looking to ramp up on Office 365 Development technologies. The session I will be delivering will be Microsoft Teams development techniques for: Packaging and testing Create and Test a Basic Teams App using Yeoman Create and test a basic Teams Bot using Visual Studio Build a basic Microsoft Teams Tab…

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OneDrive has a new look and many new user experience enhancements

OneDrive has a new look and many new user experience enhancements

Yesterday, Microsoft released an article on the TechNet community announcing a new refreshed experience for OneDrive across the web and mobile.  With this new refresh Microsoft is hoping to make it easier for end users to find important items easier along with keeping up to date with the changes happening on your files.  These changes are due to be launched for the end of 2018. Some of the highlights include: A new layout to use screen space more efficiently New text…

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