Blogging from Docs.com – an experiment

I'm going to blog from Docs.com using the Journal section. It's powered by Sway. I want to see if it serves all my blogging needs and helps to simplify creating my content. I will embed the Sway's back into a blog post like this. I expect some...

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Office 365 Groups turns on SharePoint doc library features

O365 Groups starting to turn on more SharePoint library features and some new ones. We're getting closer to seeing Office Groups get full SharePoint Team Sites. It remains to be seen whether the Group site collection itself will be opened up an used. Or a Group may just be associated with a separate site. But...

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Yammer – Mark all as Read. Almost.

Are you a 'zero Inbox' person? Does your organization use Yammer? You will be familiar with this long-time quirkiness in how to process your Inbox in Yammer. When you have participated in a conversation replied to or liked a conversation if someone mentions you in conversation or someone sends you a direct...

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Microsoft Sway adds a Text Size slider

I have been using Sway occasionally for presentations. I like that I can put something together quickly and bring in live content easily. But up until now, I found the text size was not ideal for an audience in a room. If I had bullet...

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Publish your OneNote notebooks via Docs.com

OneNote and Docs.com have delivered yet another valuable way to share notebooks in this announcement. If you've ever wanted an easy way to give a copy of a OneNote notebook to many people, now you can. Publish your notebook to your Docs.com profile and then your...

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Provision Office 365 Planner Preview

This is a very short post to help get the word out about how to provision Office 365 Planner Preview in their existing tenants. We received a message in the Office 365 Message Centre of our Admin portal detailing how to provision the preview.  The Message Centre...

Resize your Windows 10 Start menu

I'm one of "those people" who actually liked the full screen Windows 8/8.1 Start menu. I know that in Windows 10 I can set it to tablet mode and get a full screen Start menu. I also know I can make the apps still appear...

@mention has arrived Outlook

The new @mention feature arrived in our @Office365 tenant at work. Email is getting social. We have been @mentioning people in emails for a while now, to draw their attention to a comment, question or task. We are addressing them within the email and want...