Category: Cloud

PnP SharePoint Starter Kit

SharePoint Starter Kit

What It Is: Announced during the SharePoint Conference North America (#SPC18) in Las Vegas in May, the Patterns and Practices (PnP) community has created the “SharePoint Starter Kit” — a package of web parts, components and documentation to help organizations more rapidly and successfully extend the out-of-the-box capabilities of the...

#MVPbuzzChat with Eric Riz

#MVPbuzzChat with Eric Riz

In Episode 26 of the #MVPbuzzChat interview series, I caught up with another fellow Office Servers & Services MVP and close personal friend, Eric Riz (@RIZinsights), the founder and CEO of EmptyCubicle (https://emptycubicle.com/), which is billed as “the next generation of HR software to improve the process of hiring verified candidates.” Eric...

#MVPbuzzChat with Liam Cleary

#MVPbuzzChat with Liam Cleary

For Episode 16 of the #MVPbuzzChat interview series, I tracked down fellow Office Servers & Services MVP Liam Cleary (@helloitsliam), an Associate Director with Protiviti, while the two of us were presenting at SharePointFest DC a couple weeks back. For those of you who have not met Liam, he largely...

#MVPbuzzChat with Magnus Martensson

#MVPbuzzChat with Magnus Mårtensson

In Episode 15 of #MVPbuzzChat, I caught up with Magnus Mårtensson (@noopman), the first Azure MVP awarded from the Nordics, and CEO of Loftysoft, a consulting firm focused on helping customers get cloudy. Magnus is also a member of a very exclusive group of Microsoft Regional Directors, who work closely with...

#MVPbuzzChat with Dileepa Kariyawasam

#MVPbuzzChat with Dileepa Kariyawasam

In episode 11 of #MVPbuzzChat, I connected with Sydney, Australia-based Office Servers & Services MVP Dileepa Kariyawasam (@dileepstweets), a Senior Consultant at Empired Ltd. Australia focused on SharePoint and Exchange solution architecture and deployments. We talked about some of the issues that are impacting organizations that have not yet moved to the cloud, with...

OneDrive Files on Demand

What You Need to Know About OneDrive Files On-Demand

What It Is: With so many different collaboration and productivity tools available to users, it’s no surprise that the volume of content created and stored on our local devices (laptops, desktops, storage devices) is growing at an astronomical rate. I remember moving files between systems back in the early 1990’s...

Troubled Clouds on the horizon

Outlining the Top Concerns for Hybrid SharePoint

As you all know, I’ve been working on a blog and video interview series on the AvePoint site for the last few months on the topic of Hybrid SharePoint, and recently concluded the first segment of that series, entitled “Top Hybrid Concerns.” Each of the blog posts is paired with...

Office 365 Advanced eDiscovery

Import Non-Office 365 Content for Advanced eDiscovery Analysis

What It Is: Office 365 Advanced eDiscovery uses machine-learning and predictive analytics to refine and de-duplicate the data subset for review, allowing you to focus your eDiscovery efforts on the most relevant content, whether from within Office 365 (Exchange Online, SharePoint Online, OneDrive for Business, Skype for Business, Office 365...