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First look at Communication Sites in SharePoint Online

Communication Sites in SharePoint Online are now rolling out to a tenant near you. This is one of the larger releases from the SharePoint team recently and has been a point of focus since the Virtual Summit earlier this year. 

Drew Madelung by Drew Madelung

5 Common Mistakes When Performing a SharePoint Migration

Even if you've ever performed a SharePoint migration before, this isn't something you should do without proper planning and consideration. There are many things that should be taken into consideration and many mistakes that need to be avoided. Fundamentally, however, they all come down to one thing: planning.

Drew Madelung by Drew Madelung

A Look at the New OneDrive for Business Admin Center

The new OneDrive for Business Admin center that was announced at Microsoft Ignite 2016 hit preview in December of 2016 for first release tenants. This post will walk through what this admin center includes while it is in preview and where it will be useful. 

Drew Madelung by Drew Madelung

SharePoint Summit 2016 - Indiana

Thanks to all who made it out through the snow to our SharePoint Summit 2016 event in Indiana last week.  We had a very engaging audience with a lot of good questions!  Here is a link to the presentation. 

Drew Madelung by Drew Madelung

The aftermath of the Future of SharePoint event

“Awesome information overload” is the best way I could describe this event on this the sacred Star Wars holiday, May the 4th.  I haven’t been a part of the SharePoint community for the full lifecycle of SharePoint as some people have, but I have been involved in the product heavily since the launch of 2010.  Throughout the years since then, there have been releases and updates and of course the removal of broken updates.  Today was the Future of SharePoint event which was the launch of SharePoint Server 2016 and also a lot of many other great updates.

Drew Madelung by Drew Madelung

Getting Started with Office 365 Video

Office 365 Video is an experience that has been available in Office 365 for well over a year now but it is something that I do not see many companies taking advantage of.

Drew Madelung by Drew Madelung

Mandatory Anonymous Link Expiration in Office 365

Microsoft recently released a new feature in Office 365 which allows a mandatory expiration length to be set at the tenant level. This will affect sharing documents through SharePoint Online and OneDrive for Business.  This post will provide the steps to configure this setting.

Drew Madelung by Drew Madelung

Azure AD Connect General Availability Announced

Last week Microsoft announced the General Availability of Azure AD Connect. With this release all existing Azure AD and Office 365 customers should start planning their upgrade of their existing directory synchronization tools to Azure AD Connect.

Bill Hughes by Bill Hughes