Are Intranets still relevant? – RE365 Debate Ep 2

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

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 I was pleasantly surprised today to see more SharePoint … Continue reading Office 365 Groups turns on SharePoint doc library features

Office 365 Groups Files AND SharePoint Team Site Document Libraries

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

Embed your Office 365 Videos in SharePoint Online pages

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

Where are your OneNote Class Notebooks?

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?

Office 365 Groups: Sharing files and sites with a Group

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

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 … Continue reading My #MSIgnite 2015