SharePoint 2010, SharePoint News, Reviews
| Tuesday Sep 23, 2014
What's the best way to make a lifelong customer? Microsoft apparently believes in getting them while they are young. In its latest assault on the productivity suite market, it is offering Office 365 to students for free.
Yes, yes. They were getting it free already through the Student Advantage program, but that wasn’t quick enough.
Microsoft wants all students signed up lickety-split and that means enabling them to sign-up themselves, for free and without all the rough stuff around licenses and school-based IT departments.
| Thursday Aug 14, 2014
Cheeky Google is stomping all over what has until recently been an exclusive Microsoft stomping ground. Well, nearly exclusive. Google has just announced the release of Google Classroom for anyone that is currently using Google Apps for Education.
Classroom is a collaboration tool that enables students keep track of what assignments are due, enable teachers to track what is happening in the physical classroom and provide direct, real-time feedback to students on their progress.
| Friday Apr 25, 2014
Here are six ways businesses can deal with the SharePoint metadata issue. They range from developing information governance strategies to implementing text analytics and improving SharePoint's native search functions of the SharePoint edition they work with.
The projects were identified in recent research by semantic search vendor Concept Searching (CS), which called them key objectives for companies that want to get the best out of their SharePoint deployments.
| Thursday Apr 24, 2014
Nearly 30 percent of organizations are still using SharePoint 2007, only 34 percent of organizations have turned to Office 365 and very few organizations have information governance strategies in place around their SharePoint environments. Those are just some of the research findings from semantic search provider Concept Searching.
The focus of the report was on the use or lack of use of metadata in SharePoint data management. But it also highlighted some interesting future projects for SharePoint-centric enterprises, including migration to newer editions of SharePoint and even the deployment of text analytics with SharePoint environments of the future.
| Tuesday Nov 19, 2013
The topic of SharePoint site usability never grows old. With every new version of SharePoint that comes out, Microsoft has touted that it is extremely intuitive and easy to use, and judging from the number of licenses sold, many organizations seem to have bought into this myth. What they are not told is what it actually takes to make SharePoint sites user-friendly.
| Thursday Oct 31, 2013
Microsoft has just taken another pop at Google, this time with the help of MetaVis Technologies. MetaVis, which develops software to help organize SharePoint and Office 365 environments, launched a new migration wizard that can quickly move content from Google Apps to Office 365.
With the expanded MetaVis Architect Suite customers can migrate File Shares, Google Drive, Exchange Public folder or SharePoint content to SharePoint 2013 and SharePoint Online.
| Wednesday Sep 4, 2013
Where does Records Management fit in in Office 365?
| Thursday Aug 29, 2013
So you’re SharePoint environment is up and running. All you need now is the right SharePoint migration tool to get your content into it. If you haven’t worked out your migration strategy, forget about looking at migration vendors. But if your migration strategy is in place, you have SharePoint migration tool options to consider. Let's have a look.
| Monday Aug 26, 2013
For organizations contemplating the upgrade from SharePoint 2010 to SharePoint 2013, there doesn’t seem to be a concrete answer to the “when” question. Upgrade now? Upgrade later? Upgrade at all?
| Thursday Aug 15, 2013
A couple of notable points this week in the document management space, including the outage of Microsoft Outlook.com, will be of concern to many business users. HP-Autonomy is back with an upgrade to LiveVault, while Axceler’s ViewPoint offers Yammer and SharePoint support and Layer2 is helping SharePoint users find information. Lets take a look ...
| Tuesday Jul 30, 2013
Even though the use of SharePoint in the enterprise continues to grow at a phenomenal rate, recent research sponsored by Smartlogic shows that it is still creating problems for many users. In particular, of those questioned, more than half say that finding the right information is a major headache.
| Tuesday Jul 30, 2013
Since Metalogix bought StoragePoint in 2010, it has been adding new capabilities on a regular basis. Today’s release of v4.2 continues that process by adding automated backup as well as the ability to restore all content that may be lost during content migration to storage points outside the SharePoint environment.
| Thursday Jun 13, 2013
Many organizations have adopted Microsoft SharePoint as a central employee portal -- a way to deliver and share documents, create accessibility and encourage collaboration -- but managers are under increasing pressure to add more value to SharePoint investments. One way to do this is to incorporate video into the SharePoint experience.
| Thursday May 9, 2013
So often when we look at how to work with SharePoint we focus in on specific features or functionality based on a silo of information, but the power of SharePoint comes in the ability of users to create simple solutions by combining multiple techniques and tools.