Administrative Units for Microsoft 365 Services

"If I had a penny, for every time someone asked me for this, I would be a very rich person" Many cultures have similar sayings, but when it comes to being able to assign a Microsoft 365 admin role based on organisational units, it is certainly true for me.  Indeed one customer asked me this … Continue reading Administrative Units for Microsoft 365 Services

May Records Updates for Microsoft 365

(This blog post was written as a guest post on Blog - Leadership Through Data) On 19th May 2021 Microsoft published a blog announcing Multi-stage disposition approval in Microsoft Records Management in Microsoft 365 as well as some other really nice enhancements to the Information Governance and Records Management tools. The headline feature is the … Continue reading May Records Updates for Microsoft 365

Ignite 2020 – How to Plan Which Sessions to Join

With Ignite 2020 being a virtual event there is even more opportunity for everyone to benefit from attending. But how to you work out what to attend - that session catalogue is vast. After registering, you can add sessions to your personal schedule and your backpack. Your schedule shows only your chosen sessions and your … Continue reading Ignite 2020 – How to Plan Which Sessions to Join

Microsoft Lists are coming, but what about my SharePoint Lists?

As exciting as the announcement of Microsoft Lists at Build 2020 was, it did leave me wondering what the future of the humble but useful SharePoint list was. Today I finally got around to reading this blog post from 19th May 20. Two sections stood out to me: Millions of SharePoint users have benefitted from … Continue reading Microsoft Lists are coming, but what about my SharePoint Lists?

Farewell Teamwork Administration Qualification

Microsoft are retiring Teamwork Administrator certificate (exams MS-300 & MS-301). The announcement points people to the Teams Administrator (exam MS-700) instead. Having done both the Teams and Teamwork qualifications and with most of my training delivery focused on SharePoint and Teams, this concerns me concerns me on a number of levels.

Using OneDrive Without Sync

OneDrive and OneDrive for Business are similar in name and in that they synchronise files to your PC from cloud storage, but they are very different. OneDrive is available free to individuals and is also part of Office 365 Home Premium along with additional storage.  OneDrive is for people to sync their personal files across … Continue reading Using OneDrive Without Sync

Useful Links for Office 365 Administrators

Not so much a blog this one, but just a few links that I share on Office 365 Admin training courses.  I'll add to this as I find more. Automatic SharePoint Online Site Collection Storage Quotas http://blogs.office.com/2014/08/18/sharepoint-online-simplifies-storage-management/ Office 365 Development Roadmap http://office.microsoft.com/en-gb/products/office-365-roadmap-FX104343353.aspx What is One Drive for Business https://support.office.com/en-US/Article/What-is-OneDrive-for-Business--187f90af-056f-47c0-9656-cc0ddca7fdc2?ui=en-US&rs=en-US&ad=US Office Blogs http://blogs.office.com/ Office Visio Stencil's: http://www.microsoft.com/en-gb/download/details.aspx?id=35772Continue reading Useful Links for Office 365 Administrators