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Month: February 2014

Microsoft has re-branded Office Web Apps to Office Online

Microsoft has re-branded Office Web Apps to Office Online

On February 19th, Microsoft has announced that “Office Web Apps” will now be called “Office Online”. For those that don’t know already, it is Microsoft’s online version of Microsoft Office where users don’t need the Microsoft Office client installed in order to author/edit Microsoft Office Documents (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint). This was done in order to alleviate the confusion on the word “Apps” in “Office Web Apps”. Office Online can be seen and used by anybody with a OneDrive (formally…

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Speaking at SharePoint Summit Toronto 2014 on SharePoint 2013 Record Management Systems.

Speaking at SharePoint Summit Toronto 2014 on SharePoint 2013 Record Management Systems.

I am happy to say that I will be speaking at SharePoint Summit Toronto on Tuesday May 27th, 2014 from 11:30 AM – 12:45 PM. I will be speaking amongst some great local and well known industry speakers. Be sure to register now in order to get free entrance to the Excellence Gala. My session details are as follows: Real World tips and tools to build your SharePoint 2013 Records Management System This session will bust the myth that SharePoint…

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SharePoint 2013 Service Pack 1 is now released!

SharePoint 2013 Service Pack 1 is now released!

​On Feb 25th, 2014, Microsoft finally released the long awaited SP1 for SharePoint and Office 2013.   Service Pack 1 (​​15.0.4569.1506) is a very important update for SharePoint 2013 as it rolls up all of the cumulative updates thus far plus some very big platform updates such as: Support for Windows 2012 R2 Server A re-branding and re-tooling of SkyDrive and SkyDrive Pro to OneDrive and OneDrive for Business. Internet Explorer 11 Compatibility Fixes More support for Touch devices Additional app-model API…

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