Category: Microsoft Office 365

Office 365 at Atkins

When I was putting the finishing touches on Re-Imagining Productive Work with Office 365, Microsoft announced a flurry of new customer signups. One of those was the engineering, design and project management consultancy Atkins, with over 18,000 employees around the world. Atkins is mentioned in passing in the […]

When a Client Only Wants Part of Office 365

Not all clients want to buy into the complete service offering that is Office 365. For various reasons, they have separate systems in their IT toolkit that they want to maintain, but notwithstanding that desire, they want to cherry pick specific capabilities from Office 365. For example, consider […]

Facebook Embraces Office 365

One piece of big news out of Microsoft’s Worldwide Partner Conference in Toronto this week is that Facebook has embraced Office 365 for its more than 13,000 employees. In outlining the reasons for doing so, Tim Campos (Facebook CIO) listed the following: – Facebook employees are distributed around […]

Let’s Have Another SharePoint Failure!

The third step of taking a strategic approach to the use of Office 365 focuses on creating the right organisational context for achieving value. This is founded on the principle that any particular thing exists within a wider environment, and the wider environment either enables or constrains that […]