The biggest surprise from the SharePoint Virtual Summit this week was the announcement of SharePoint Spaces. The potential of VR and AR in business scenarios has been talked about for some time. But it hasn't been very accessible to regular people. They either need to invest in expensive equipment, develop or use expensive off the … Continue reading Practical applications for SharePoint Spaces
The way we collaboration and communication continues to change. Intranets have played an important role in corporate communication and given us a place to work together. But with the tools and platforms we now have, do we still need Intranets? Let's talk about that. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_7Bf7nfChCc Tune into Episode 2 of the #RE365 Debate, live … Continue reading Are Intranets still relevant? – RE365 Debate Ep 2
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 I was pleasantly surprised today to see more SharePoint … Continue reading Office 365 Groups turns on SharePoint doc library features
Do I even need a SharePoint Team Site, now that I have Office 365 Groups (Modern Groups)? Since the arrival of Office 365 Groups, this question keeps coming up again and again. My reply is why not use both? A recent change will help the Office 365 Groups and Team Sites work more effectively together … Continue reading Office 365 Groups Files AND SharePoint Team Site Document Libraries
Great news for organizations and schools using the Office 365 Video portal. Up until now we have had to visit the video portal or use the Office 365 Video app to play the videos. Now you can embed those videos into SharePoint Online sites. How might you use embedded videos from the Office 365 Video … Continue reading Embed your Office 365 Videos in SharePoint Online pages
The OneNote Class Notebook app used to create and manage class notebooks is being added to the Office 365 app launcher (blogs.office.com). This change is currently rolling out in the US. Some schools were not managing to deploy the Class Notebook app using the recommended method. So worldwide, Microsoft will be making the OneNote Class … Continue reading Where are your OneNote Class Notebooks?
At Microsoft Ignite, we heard much about Office 365 Groups. It's clearer to me now that Groups are not just a group of collaborative tools that can be self provisioned for a group. Groups are an identity in Azure Active Directory and are going to be used extensively throughout the different services in Office 365. … Continue reading Office 365 Groups: Sharing files and sites with a Group