Category Archives: Office 365

My First Impressions of Office Graph and Codename Oslo in Office 365

One of the highest points and pleasant surprises of SPC14 for me was to get insight on work Microsoft is doing with Office Graph and codename Oslo and how it can change Microsoft’s space in personalized work spaces. There was … Continue reading

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Future of InfoPath – SPC14 Notes from Office and SharePoint Forms Roadmap Update

Ever since Microsoft has announced that InfoPath 2013 would be last release for their most popular forms technology, industry and SharePoint community was awaiting for what’s next at Microsoft’s announcements at SPC14. As you have may have noticed from my … Continue reading

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Highlights from SPC14 IT Pro audience keynote Session

I have attended Bill Baer’s SPC14 sub keynote for IT Professionals track. I usually love whatever Bill Baer presents. I had attended his SharePoint 2013 IT Pro Intro presentation at SPC12 and he was able to run through his presentation packed … Continue reading

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Recapping SharePoint Conference 2014

I had a privilege to attend my fifth SharePoint Conference in a row. It is interesting to note that even though I wasn’t interested in this conference initially being in between product release, I was pleasantly surprised and felt like … Continue reading

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SharePoint Content Query Web Part vs Content Search Web Part in SharePoint On-Premises vs SharePoint Online Environments

I have been working on SharePoint Online Intranet for mid-sized organization during last few months. After initial information architecture and logical model of Intranet, we had situation where both Content Query web part or Content Search web part were ideal … Continue reading

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Handy SharePoint Administrative URLs Reference

As most of SharePoint Professionals, I have been keeping list of handy URLs to navigate through my day to day tasks. Recently I have came across this blog article – Famous SharePoint URLs and Locations and felt like everyone has … Continue reading

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Best Free Online Video Training available for SharePoint 2013 and Office 365 Professionals

I wanted to list out all the top SharePoint 2013 and Office 365 free video training resources available as of today. Microsoft has done outstanding job with SharePoint 2013 release and it’s unfortunate not many people know about all those … Continue reading

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SharePoint Site Columns and Site Content Type Customization Best Practices

It’s ever burning question – Should you deploy site columns & site content types using Browser or CAML or .NET Object Model? It feels like every few months or every time I start new custom development project, I ponder on … Continue reading

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Making decisions on current Microsoft ESN Offerings – SharePoint 2013 Social vs. Yammer, What do we choose right now?

Update March 19th 2013: Jared Spataro has released roadmap update which lays out more details for SharePoint and Yammer Socials. His response is if you have options to use both Yammer and SharePoint, Use Yammer as your Social platform. http://blogs.office.com/b/sharepoint/archive/2013/03/19/yammer-and-sharepoint-enterprise-social-roadmap-update.aspxContinue reading

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What’s New in SharePoint 2013 Social – Major Features, Characteristics, and Limitations

Recently I have been building demos and playing with SharePoint 2013 social features. As I have been playing with Social features and watching SPC12 social session videos, I have been keeping notes especially notable characteristics & limitations of new features. … Continue reading

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