Category: Enterprise Collaboration

#MVPbuzzChat with Haniel Croitoru

#MVPbuzzChat with Haniel Croitoru

For Episode 22 of the #MVPbuzzChat series, I chatted with Haniel Croitoru (@HCroitoru), an Office Servers and Services MVP who cut his teeth on SharePoint and the rest of the Office 365 suite, but has more recently expanded his focus to include the Business Solutions space. Haniel is a Lead...

#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...

The #DigitalSackLunch video series

Talking Microsoft Teams with Pouneh and Karuana

I’m sure some of you are wondering if I am still writing regular articles, or focusing more on video. Well, I’ve just about caught up with my video and podcast backlog, and am wrapping up two major research projects (both will be available later this month), and will soon move...

CollabTalk tweetjam -- The Rise of the Business App

Improving Productivity with Business Apps

One of the fastest growing areas within Microsoft’s many different productivity solutions has been PowerApps and Flow, helping to expand the concept of the “citizen developer” within the enterprise through the creation of Business Apps. By providing templates that end users can leverage to build custom software-as-a-service (SaaS) applications, and the...

#MVPbuzzChat with Jared Matfess

#MVPbuzzChat with Jared Matfess

In episode 8 of #MVPbuzzChat, I sat down with fellow Office Servers & Services MVP Jared Matfess (@JaredMatfess), a Practice Area Lead in Technology Enablement at Slalom Consulting, and who is based out of Hartford, Connecticut.  If memory serves me, we first crossed paths a few years back through SPTechCon Boston, or...

Moving Skype for Business to Microsoft Teams

Impact of Moving from Skype for Business to Microsoft Teams

One of the bigger announcements last fall was Microsoft’s announcement of their new vision for ‘Intelligent Communications in Office 365‘ and that Skype for Business would be phased out over time, and all chat and telephony capability would be moved into Microsoft Teams. For those who watch the space closely,...

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...

Predictions for SharePoint and Office 365 in 2018

My SharePoint and Office 365 Predictions for 2018

In this month’s CollabTalk tweetjam on “Community Predictions for SharePoint and Office 365 in 2018“, I asked the people to weigh in on their picks for biggest stories of 2017, as well as where they thought things would go in 2018. Clearly, Microsoft Teams was the dominant Office 365 story...

New file preview experience in OneDrive and SharePoint

Modern Previewers in OneDrive and SharePoint

What It Is: This is a topic that I am familiar with, going way back to 2001 and my former company, E2open, as we worked with clients who had a multitude of file types, especially in the CAD world with all of its proprietary platforms. Rather than license and integrate...