My #MSIgnite 2015

Welcome to my Microsoft Ignite story. It will be told Live using some of my favourite Microsoft Office tools, embedded and linked to this page. This page will become very much like a dashboard of my MSIgnite experience, using: Sway OneNote with Office 365 OneDrive Yammer I will use multiple Sways, one for each day. There is so much h…

OneNote Class Notebook Creator – Adding More Teachers

The OneNote Class Notebook Creator makes creating a digital classroom environment easy for teachers. The pages are free form, adding text, images, links to content, recording video and audio. The Class Notebook Creator provides a role for the teacher, giving them full access to each and every section of the notebook, while restricting permission…

OneNote Presentation at TechEd Europe

I was reviewing Ari Schorr's presentation at TechEd Europe and he dropped some exciting hints about OneNote and coming features. I have embedded the presentation "Microsoft OneNote: Capture, Organize, and Share Notes across Devices" and my Twitter timeline of Ari's hints and the timestamp / position in the presentation. Read the Twitter time…

Surface Pro 3, #AUSPC and my Pressie

My Surface Pro 3 arrived yesterday, just in time for my presentation "Office 365, User Adoption and Whats In It For Me?" at Australian SharePoint Conference #AUSPC next week. There's going to be "NoteBoarding" with #OneNote audience participation and #Miracast goodness. Surface as a presentation device! My Surface Pro 3 Debut // I'm so ex…

Recording and Presenting with OneNote and Office Mix

I have been discussing the use of screen recording tools and OneNote with Ben Hilliam and Sam McNeill of St Andrews College, Christchurch, New Zealand. Ben is a teacher and Sam is the director of ICT. Both are proficient OneNoters and are making the most of technology to enhance their lessons, without making the technology the focus. Be…

OneNote Setup Tool for Teachers and Office Mix Double-Wammy

Jump to Office Mix Tips | Jump to OneNote Setup Tool Notes UPDATE: Microsoft have now released the OneNote Class Notebook Creator. This is the new name and replacement for OneNote setup tool for Teachers. Read about it and learn tips for installing and using the new tool in my post - OneNote Class Notebook Creator – Officially Launche…

Emailing notes to me@onenote.com

OneNote now accepts emailed notes - announced here in blogs.office.com I thought I'd take it for a spin and share the process and findings with you. Just to be a little different, rather than blog it, I've shared my process, notes, thoughts and ideas in my public notebook on this page, which opens in OneNote Online. Enjoy. Post your feedbac…

MVP Community Camp 2014 – Running more Interactive Lync meetings

MVP Community Camp in Auckland was a successful event and I had a lot of fun being a part of it. It was great to connect with other people interested in Microsoft technologies, devices and services. While I had the honour of presenting, I learned much from the other attendees, MVP's and Microsoft staff that presented. I was unable to record my …

Whiteboarding + OneNote = Noteboarding

Do it more. Connected to projectors, laptop or tablet, in webinars and presentations, Noteboarding with OneNote is an excellent communication tool. I have been using it more and more, especially since setting up my desktop with my Surface Pro like this: Today I was performing some remote support using Citrix GoToAssist. I had to explain a few …

OneNote now free to Windows and Mac along with more goodies

Today, Office Blogs announced OneNote is now free to download and install on Mac and Windows computers. Pause "Wooooohooooo! OneNote for the people. Everywhere. Free!" But more than that. Now that the software is free, Microsoft has added a bunch of new features, API access, Partner apps and devices. OneNote for Mac currently stores…