4WARD365, an ISV (Independent Software Vendor) that makes management tools for Office 365, invited me to blog for hire. I’ve just published my first post for them. It’s on their website at https://www.4ward365.com/8-ways-drive-usage-adoption-office-365/ The article is reprinted below. These are several Continue reading Cross-posted: 8 Ways to Drive Usage Adoption for Office 365
Have you read “Hit Refresh” by Satya Nadella, Microsoft’s CEO? As a Microsoft MVP, I received a complimentary copy of the eBook and dutifully read it. In it, he lays out his vision for Microsoft and talks about how he Continue reading My “Hit Refresh” Moment
Have you heard about the virtual Collab365 Global Conference 2017 that’s streaming online November 1st – 2nd? Join me and 120 other speakers from around the world who will be bringing you the very latest content around SharePoint, Office 365, Flow, PowerApps, Azure, OneDrive Continue reading Learn PowerShell at the 2017 Collab365 Global Conference
This is part 2 in a series of posts about Office 365 Governance. The first post was about making use of the Weekly Office 365 Changes Digest. In this post, I will talk about how a governance team helps the Continue reading Office 365 Governance Essentials: Part 2 – Governance Team
The scenario: User needs a business-critical file restored from two days ago and the document library does not have versioning turned on. This is in an on-premise SharePoint 2013 farm. The content databases get backed up nightly, with the two Continue reading Restoring a file from an unattached content database, no web app required!
In Case You Missed It… A lot happened in the last few weeks that I’ve been meaning to blog about. Digital Workplace Experience Conference June 19-21 I attended the Digital Workplace Experience conference. Key takeaways from this: A digital workplace Continue reading ICYMI: June Conference Highlights & MVP #3
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
There’s a lot going on in the Chicago area in the next two months, though particularly in May! April: April 6 – The next Office 365 Adoption User Group (Chicagoland Chapter) meeting is April 6th. We will have Nishan DeSilva, Continue reading An Eventful April and May 2017
Monday, March 20 was the first day of spring in 2017. In literature and mythology, spring is considered a time of rebirth, renewal, and new beginnings. Fittingly then, it was also the first day at my new job as Principal Continue reading Goodbye Consulting, Hello Office 365 Adoption!
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