When I started managing my employer’s Office 365 tenant in March of this year, there was no governance in place. There are some basic governance processes that are straight-forward to implement and are critical first steps in putting governance in Continue reading Office 365 Governance Essentials: Step 1 – Review, Annotate, and Share Weekly Digest
In the February 2017 Office 365 Adoption User Group (Chicago Chapter) meeting, Peter Walke from Microsoft presented on how to cope with Office 365 constantly changing. Here are six resources he called out in particular. The Office 365 Roadmap. The Roadmap Continue reading Six Office 365 Change Management Resources
It’s just under two weeks until I arrive at the Microsoft Ignite 2016 conference in Atlanta Georgia. I’m very excited to not just attend, but speak as well. I will be: Presenting four theater sessions, see below. Participating in a Community Continue reading A busy week at Microsoft Ignite 2016!
Last month I had the honor of being invited to be a guest speaker and Office 365 subject matter expert at an IT Fair. A local county government’s IT department ran the fair to raise awareness of the applications that Continue reading Drive Awareness and Adoption of Office 365 with an IT Fair
Here’s a quick list of top resources for Office 365 Admins: Fast Track’s “Manage” section: http://fasttrack.microsoft.com/office/manage The O365 Mobile Admin app – Windows Phone, Android, iPhone The Admin portal in your O365 tenant, and especially the Message Center in it Continue reading Top Resources for New Office 365 Admins
Office 365 is changing at a breakneck pace. Here are things that will help you keep up with the changes: Office Blogs at http://blogs.office.com The Roadmap http://fasttrack.microsoft.com/roadmap cialis prisfald Monthly Video Summary of Updates https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLXPr7gfUMmKwn422HmCx7b7D5qh9T6frb Reading the Message Center in Continue reading Staying Up to Date with Office 365
Today I am honored to be renewed in the Microsoft MVP program for another year! I would like to thank Microsoft for recognizing my contributions to the Chicago area IT community. I would also like to thank my wife and Continue reading Honored to be recognized as a 2016 Office Server and Services MVP
Does your organization allow the use of Add-ins in its Office 365 SharePoint Online tenant? Some do and some don’t, and one of the reasons that some organizations don’t permit them is that they can break unexpectedly. Let’s talk briefly Continue reading Planning for SharePoint Online Add-in App Fragility
Here are the slides from my presentation this morning on what you need to do to properly plan, implement, and support a SharePoint intranet. Keys to a successful SharePoint intranet – ECM101 – SharePoint Fest 2015 from Michael Blumenthal
There’s an old project management adage, “If you fail to plan, you plan to fail”. This is certainly true for deploying Office 365 and more specifically, SharePoint Online, for an organization. Planning involves more than just answering the technical questions Continue reading Why do I need Governance for Office 365?