One of the promises of cloud services is that you always have the latest stuff available. Unfortunately one of the realities of cloud services is that “the latest stuff” can change negatively from what you had when you first signed up, and likewise that “the latest stuff” still […]
Facebook announced Facebook at Work earlier this year, a business version of its service for use by organizations. In October the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) announced they were rolling it out wall-to-wall. In their press release, RBS states: Facebook At Work will look and feel similar to […]
It has been interesting to watch a stream of research reports this year on the growing adoption of Office 365. Clearly there are many organisations actively shifting from on-premises Microsoft solutions to Office 365, either in part or whole, as well as from competing solutions to Office 365. […]
During the Extending Effective Use section at the Driving Effective Use of Office 365 Workshop in Auckland on Monday, I showed the above picture. It garnered a few sounds of agreement among the delegates at the workshop (including an “I’m going to use that.”). The next slide, however, […]
Earlier this week I ran the Driving Effective Use of Office 365 Workshop in Auckland. The participants were generally from large organizations in New Zealand already using Office 365 (one had SharePoint on-premises, but was investigating Office 365), and were more towards the beginning of their journey with […]
The team at OnTime announced the upcoming release of its group calendar product for Microsoft Exchange and Office 365. OnTime has worked with group calendaring for many years, with much of its historical work focused in the IBM ecosystem.
Microsoft announced the release of several add-ins and the signing of new partners for Outlook and Outlook.com, in line with its strategy of making Outlook a more productive and effective place to work and play. Today, we are pleased to announce new partnerships with Evernote, Yelp, IFTTT and […]
The Office Team announced another round of improvements to Yammer. The changes are part of an ongoing effort to make Yammer better for teams – those focused on projects and initiatives – as opposed to more loosely defined groups or communities of interest / practice. The new changes […]
In Auckland next week I’ll be presenting a new workshop focused on driving effective use of Office 365. One of the ideas I’ll be exploring during the day is what effective use actually looks like, and then by implication, what you need to put in place to help […]
My upcoming workshop in Auckland has a new date and location. The workshop is now being held on Monday August 24 at the Rendezvous Hotel Auckland on Mayoral Drive. For details, the agenda, and to register, please see Driving Authentic Active Use of Office 365.