Author Archives: Nik Patel

Current state of Microsoft Azure App Services Platform

It’s been close to a year, I have started playing with Azure Functions and Azure Logic Apps. With the growing demand for Azure Serverless architecture, Azure App Services platform is becoming more mature than ever. In this article, I am … Continue reading

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Future of Agile and Social Collaboration – Yammer redefines Enterprise Social as Digital Workspace by integration with Office 365 Groups

Ever since Microsoft had acquired Yammer just before SharePoint 2013 release in July 2012, there has been love and hate relationship with Yammer as Enterprise Social solution in organizations adopting Microsoft technologies. Let’s face it, there are many reasons for … Continue reading

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Recapping Microsoft Ignite 2016 Conference, Atlanta, GA

I had the privilege to attend Microsoft Ignite 2016 at Atlanta on Sep 26th-30th this year. This is Microsoft’s signature technology conference which is in the 2nd year after combining all the Office and TechEd conferences last year. If you … Continue reading

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Future of SharePoint Keynote Summary and My Key Takeaways

Ever since Microsoft RTMed SharePoint 2016 in March 2016, one event every SharePointers were looking forward to was – “Future of SharePoint” on May 4th, 2016. Even though this event was marked as SharePoint 2016 GA availability, how Microsoft used … Continue reading

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Modernizing SharePoint? – My thoughts on SharePoint Online Document Library Experience Updates

Update on May 5th – Drawbacks mentioned in this article are no longer drawbacks if you are using new SharePoint Online experiences. New SharePoint Online experiences announced as “Future of SharePoint” event on May 4th spans not only document libraries but … Continue reading

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