A bad habit turns productive with Office 365 Groups

Office 365 Groups simplify team collaboration by reducing the friction experienced when changing between collaboration tools. I know that when I start a conversation with a Group email address or upload a document to Group Files, all my team members can access and participate. In the past, I would have used a Distribution List to send an email t…

Share your conference experience with Microsoft Sway

Here's another post from my Docs.com Journal, detailing how I used Sway to journal and LIVE share my experience at Digital Workplace Conference New Zealand #DWCNZ. Video + my Sway about DWCNZ Best viewed full screen. Share your conference experience with Microsoft Sway—Darrell WebsterDocs.com …

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 followers / audience can download their very own copy. This can be useful for sharing:…

@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 this to stand out in the text. @mention in Outlook will add the mentioned contact to the To re…

Link to your new Delve profile in your internal email signature

Quick tip. Consider linking hyperlinking your name in your internal email signature to your Delve profile page in Office 365. I know that there are many places where your contact card is available in Office 365 and in a couple of clicks, you can visit someones profile page in your organization. But to make it only one click away, hyperlink your nam…

The Clutter Finger – Parody

I have watched my Clutter folder in my Office 365 mailbox grow steadily since I activated it last year.  It has been working well for me and I have built up the courage to do it... yes, I'm going to use "The Clutter Finger" with complete faith in my abilities and the abilities of Clutter. The following video was made with fun in mind, but it p…

Sway Tip: Advancing through a Sway presentation

Here's a quick tip, showing you a couple of ways to advance through a Sway presentation. http://youtu.be/Gk2uQsGimbs   I used this great Sway from Italian Math teacher and Microsoft Expert Educator Virginia Alberti, to demonstrate advancing through a Sway. Find out how to make your own Sway presentations, at sway.com  …

What are Office 365 Groups? – A Sway Presentation

Continuing with my fun using Microsoft Sway, I skim through some of the features of the new Office 365 Groups. What are Office 365 Groups? Joining a Group Office 365 Group Conversations Sharing Group Files Managing Group Events Using Office 365 Groups from your smartphone or tablet The integration with Exchange and OneDrive for Bu…

Create Office documents from your homepage in Office 365

After logging into https://portal.office.com, you may be seeing a new homepage. Application tiles for Word, Excel, PowerPoint and OneNote are now available right from the moment you log in. People new to Office 365 often ask "How do I create an Office document? I have Office 365 now and I have read I can use a browser to create documents, but where…

Easily attach a file from SharePoint Online to an email

A little accidental discovery. One of those discoveries that makes sense, now that I know about it. If your files are located in SharePoint Online, how do you attach them to an email reply or new email message? In this video I use Outlook 2013 and Word 2013. …