Category: Enterprise Collaboration

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...

Preparing to move to the cloud

The Ongoing Cloud Transition

Over the past couple months, as I traveled between events in DC and Minnesota in the US, presented to audiences at 10 different events in South Africa, and most recently spoke at SharePoint Saturday Vienna and the European SharePoint Conference in Dublin, part of my focus was to understand the...

October 2017 CollabTalk TweetJam

SharePoint Realignment with Hub Sites

One of the more exciting announcements to come out of the Microsoft Ignite conference last month in Orlando — at least from a SharePoint perspective — was the new SharePoint Hub Sites capability. One of the frustrating activities of any SharePoint Admin is the almost constant state of change to...

SharePoint Transformed ebook by Christian Buckley and Barry Jinks

Putting UX at the Center of your Operational Planning

Collaboration fails when your planning does not begin and end with the end user experience (UX). If your end goal is a collaborative digital workplace, your planning must begin with user adoption. You can have the most perfectly architected solution, hitting every major requirement, and with all of the latest-greatest...

Hybrid SharePoint sessions at MSIgnite

Learn About Hybrid SharePoint at #MSIgnite 2017

While the topic of hybrid is being discussed within many different sessions, as most of you know, I’ve done a lot of work around Hybrid SharePoint, specifically, and so I thought I’d share some links to content this week for those attending Microsoft Ignite in Orlando — with many of...

CollabTalk tweetjam on Productivity Automation with Office and Office 365 at #MSIgnite

Transforming Productivity with Microsoft Office and Office 365

As part of next Wednesday’s “Office Takeover” theme at the Microsoft Ignite conference happening next week in Orlando Florida, CollabTalk will be hosting the  3rd of 5 tweetjams on Wednesday, September 27th from 12:30pm to 1:30pm Eastern on an Office-related topic — “Productivity Automation with Office and Office 365” that will bring together an assortment...