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A New and Mature SharePoint: The 2017 Roadmap

With Office 365 hitting over 100 million active users per month, I always wondered what that meant for SharePoint.As Jeff Teper announced at …

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SharePoint Emerges From Its Ugly Duckling Phase

Two moments summarized Microsoft's May 17 SharePoint Virtual Summit for me:<p>One was a quote from SharePoint VP Jeff Teper, "Intranets aren't just a …

Windows 10 gets floating video player so you never get any work done

We’ve all done that thing where we keep a video open in a separate window while we work, but now Microsoft wants to make it easier for you to multitask with an official picture-in-picture feature.<p>The latest Insider build of Windows 10 (15031) introduces a ‘Compact Overlay’ tool which developers can …

5 Cybersecurity Tools Your Company Should Have

Smaller businesses are frequent targets for cyber crimes for a simple reason -- they're easy targets.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>No business, small or large, can afford to ignore cyber security. According to a recent Verizon Data Breach Investigations Report, 60 …

Cybersecurity

Microsoft delivers awaited OneDrive for Business-SharePoint sync

Microsoft is rolling out the latest piece of its unified OneDrive sync client story: The ability to sync OneDrive for Business and …

Microsoft to make Windows 10 upgrades free for more Windows 10 subscription plan users

Microsoft is enabling Windows users who buy Windows 10 Enterprise as a subscription service from its cloud partners to upgrade from Windows 7 or 8.1 …

Microsoft launches StaffHub, a new Office 365 app aimed at shift workers

Microsoft today unveiled the newest addition to its Office 365 suite with the debut of an application for shift workers and management, called StaffHub. The program is aimed at those who don’t tend to work from desktop computers and have different schedules from week to week, such as in retail, …

Microsoft launches StaffHub scheduling app out of preview for Office 365 customers

Microsoft today is announcing the general availability of its StaffHub scheduling app. It’s available on Android, iOS, and the web for customers of Microsoft’s Office 365 K1, E1, E3, and E5 plans.<p>Microsoft first introduced StaffHub in September, when it began a public preview of the app, pitching …

Apps

The Only Five Email Folders Your Inbox Will Ever Need

Stop “organizing” your emails by subject and start thinking of them in terms of deadlines.<p>For years, my approach to email was like slaying a hydra. For every email I deleted, two more landed in my inbox.<p>Part of the problem, I knew, was the nature of my work. My team stands between two major …

Turkey and ISIS: Istanbul Attack Signals Descent Into 'Open War'

The massacre targeting New Year's Eve revelers at an Istanbul nightclub illustrates that the relationship between ISIS and Turkey has shifted from an uneasy peace to an all-out war, according to experts.<p>ISIS has claimed responsibility for the shooting, identifying the attacker who killed 39 people …

Microsoft puts your company intranet on your iPhone

Look, we know: accessing your company's intranet is about as exciting as watching paint dry. However, wouldn't you rather have the option of using it from your phone, instead of having to sit at a computer? Microsoft thinks so. It just launched SharePoint for iOS, its first mobile SharePoint app. …

Five Office 365 features on the horizon for 2017

Microsoft continues to update and improve Office 365 with new features--and judging from the rollout plan, 2017 will be no exception.<p>In its …

Microsoft SharePoint-OneDrive sync now due in January 2017

Microsoft has slightly pushed back its delivery target for SharePoint-OneDrive sync, and it's rolling out a standalone OneDrive sync client for …

40 Useful Self-Management Hacks to Master Your Time

In case you haven't heard, there's no such thing as time management.<p>As we near the end of the year, this is typically the time people start thinking about what goals to set, how to be more productive (heck, even at 4 a.m.), and what needs to happen for better work-life balance.<p>Even billionaire …

Microsoft Teams review: Serious competition for Slack and HipChat

Chat is nothing new in business (or even new to Microsoft), but it's heading out of the technical department and the personal chat clients, and into …

The US military has a system for writing efficient emails that anyone can use

But there's at least one thing most of us rarely imagine soldiers and sailors learning to do: wading through their inboxes.<p>But, of course, just like the rest of us, folks in the military face the daunting task of keeping on top of an endless stream of messages.<p>And, adding to their burden, in their …

Productivity

Wordpress to Office 365: Sharepoint, Dynamics CRM

Please visit our website: Web Portals for Office 365 Wordpress, Drupal!<p>Inspiration<p>We were inspired by:<p>Office 365 will be deprecating the SharePoint …

These Are 3 Reasons Not to Use Microsoft's New Outlook CRM Offering

The technology is great. But are you?<p>My ten-person company is a Microsoft Partner and a fan of Microsoft. We specialize in Customer Relationship Management (CRM). We sell their recently re-branded Dynamics CRM product line. We also sell and implement three other great customer relationship …

Outlook gets its own lightweight CRM, Outlook Customer Manager

Microsoft today is rolling out a new tool for business owners using Office 365 and Outlook called Outlook Customer Manager, a lightweight CRM for companies that need to track their customer interactions and history, but aren’t yet ready for a more robust platform like Dynamics 365. The new tool …

Customers

Microsoft Connects SharePoint Team Sites to Office 365 Groups

Now you can create connected SharePoint Online team sites in seconds, Microsoft promises. Acting on a promise it made in August, Microsoft is …

Microsoft SharePoint

Microsoft Teams feels like déjà vu all over again

Microsoft introduced Microsoft Teams today to much fanfare and hoopla — as only Microsoft can seem to do these days. But when you take a close look at today’s announcement, what have you really got here — a 10-year-old idea on how to communicate and collaborate in the enterprise with a distinctly …

Microsoft Teams

Dear Clinton Team: We Noticed You Might Need Some Email Security Tips

There is probably no one more acutely aware of the importance of good cybersecurity right now than Hillary Clinton’s campaign chairman John Podesta, whose emails have been laid bare by Wikileaks, are being mined for news by journalists (including at The Intercept), and are available for anyone with …

The Intercept

https://theintercept.com/<p>Fearless, adversarial journalism that holds the powerful accountable.<p>en_US<p>website<p>The Intercept

Journalism

This new Outlook feature will organize your inbox for you

Microsoft is finally bringing one of the best features of its Outlook mobile app to the desktop. Users of Outlook on Mac and Windows will start …

Time Management

Microsoft takes another step toward making Office apps smarter

Microsoft is continuing its 'Bingification' of Office with new Bing Knowledge Graph-powered Researcher and Editor features for Word 2016, along with …

Modern SharePoint lists are here—including integration with Microsoft Flow and PowerApps

Earlier this year, we unveiled a new cloud-first, mobile-first vision and roadmap for SharePoint, which included innovations that empower people, …

Download a Mass of 240+ Free Technical eBooks From Microsoft

It’s that wonderful time of year again. The Microsoft MSDN blog is offering another hefty collection of useful, totally free eBooks for you to …

Microsoft debuts Bookings, a new Office 365 service for online appointment scheduling

Microsoft this morning announced an expansion to its Office 365 suite with the debut of a new service called Bookings, which will allow customers to schedule appointments with a business using online software. In addition to connecting businesses and customers without the need for a phone call, …

Customers

How To Cut Your Email Time By 50%

Would you like a simple way to dramatically cut the time you spend on emails?<p>According to a survey conducted by the McKinsey Global Institute, office workers spend 2.6 hours per day reading and answering emails. This equates to 33% of a 40-hour workweek.<p>What's worse is that smartphones, laptops, …

Productivity

Microsoft Dynamics 365, An ERP CRM Cloud Workflow Combo

Business transformation and (positive) digital disruption is everywhere. Yawn, yes we know, you’ve already gone to sleep. These terms have been over-used, over-hyped and hackneyed into a clichéd quagmire of unimaginative hogwash.<p><b>What transformation really means</b><p>Is it possible to talk about business …

Microsoft Dynamics