Category: Productivity

Office 365 Productivity Tips - Wasatch Wrangle

Office 365 Productivity Tips – The Wasatch Wrangle

Finally, after almost 2 months of scheduling conflicts, Tom Duff (@duffbert) and I were finally able to capture our end user productivity session from SharePoint Saturday Utah (#SPSUtah) from back on February 3rd, and have now made our slides and recording available to the viewing public. You can now view...

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 Ellen Finkelstein

#MVPbuzzChat with Ellen Finkelstein

In Episode 6 of the #MVPbuzzChat video series, I spoke with PowerPoint MVP Ellen Finkelstein (@EFinkelstein), who is the President of Ellen Finkelstein, Inc. based out of Fairfield, Iowa — but during the cold winter months she can be found in Davie, Florida. This was my first time speaking with...

Microsoft StaffHub

Getting to Know Microsoft StaffHub

What It Is: Having worked in the project and portfolio management space for the first decade of my career, I sometimes coordinated with field personnel on different projects. For example, back during my time with Pacific Bell, I worked with an internal marketing team on a project to expand our...

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...

Turning text into SmartArt in PowerPoint

Project Timelines in PowerPoint

How often do you use PowerPoint Designer when creating presentations? Personally, I’ve never been very good at making PowerPoint look good. In fact, a running joke whenever I present at SPTechCon events during their Lightning Talks is that I use an Arial font with a plain white background and no design...