Category: TweetJam

CollabTalk tweetjam on takeaways from Microsoft Inspire 2017

Lessons from Microsoft Inspire

With Microsoft’s global partner conference, Microsoft Inspire, behind us now, I thought we would use this month’s #CollabTalk tweetjam to bring members of the community together to share their takeaways from this fantastic event, which took place this year at the Washington Convention Center in downtown Washington DC. This was...

CollabTalk tweetjam and GDPR

Understanding the Impacts of Looming Data Privacy Changes

The handling of personally identifiable information (PII) has long been an issue for the enterprise, but most people don’t pay much attention to how their data is used and stored – until a major breach makes the headlines. However, on May 25th, 2018, the European Union is taking things a...

Email and the Modern Digital Workplace

The move to the Digital Workplace will not happen at the flip of a switch, and yet that doesn’t stop tech journalists and IT die-hards from making predictions and forecasts that lean heavily on current trends – while often ignoring the cultural nuances that can make change difficult. A great...

The Strategic Value of Hybrid SharePoint

It’s amazing to see the SharePoint community continue to grow. While there are many new tools in the space (Teams, Planner, OneDrive for Business, Yammer, etc) that may pull users away from the traditional SharePoint interface, the reality is that SharePoint services are very much a part of most of...

What is the Future of Email?

All of this this talk about Teams, Groups, SharePoint, and Yammer – and yet not much talk about the leading collaboration tool in use today: email. Yes, that’s right – email. Having a discussion on collaboration without email is kind of like talking project management tools without mentioning Excel, which...

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Will Groups Impact Your Organization?

Ever since Microsoft debuted their Office 365 Groups, focusing initially on the conversational capability within Outlook rather than the underlying architectural changes – which is what Groups is really all about – there have been questions from the community asking if and how Groups impacts how we manage the various...

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Subscribe to the CollabTalk Newsletter

Still working on the new website, which will provide a single location to aggregate all of the research projects and community activities that fall under the CollabTalk banner. As I was going through my buckleyPLANET newsletter db and cleaning out email that I know are no longer valid (its been...

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Is Your User Group Still Relevant?

It’s an important question – one that user groups around the world should constantly ask themselves. As a former board member of the Puget Sound SharePoint User Group (PSSPUG, now called O365 Seattle) and now part of the Utah SPUG, and also having running entrepreneur and collaboration user groups for...

Discussing the Rise of the Citizen Developer

While not a new concept or discussion point, the increased availability of cloud-based solutions and low-code tools and scripts has brought the "citizen developer" back into the spotlight as of late. As a Microsoft technology guy, what sparked my attention was the announcements around PowerApps and Flow, and the public...