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Best Practice Cloud Compliance Microsoft 365

To Backup or Not to Backup? That really is the question.

The question of whether you need backup when everything is in the cloud continues to prompt debate. The debate continues here. Some light has been shed…

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Microsoft Microsoft 365 SharePoint

Why is the “created date” incorrect in a SharePoint List or Library?

If your dates appear to be wrong in SharePoint or Microsoft Lists there is a good chance that you haven’t set the Regional Format and Time Zone for the site and the tenant defaults.
Find out how to fix that.

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Collaboration Communication Microsoft 365 Microsoft Teams

Which one is reliable, Google Chat or MS Teams?

Is a dedicated chat client better or more reliable than MS Teams. Is that even a sensible question to ask?

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Cloud Intranet Microsoft 365 Microsoft Office Microsoft Teams OneDrive SharePoint

Does SharePoint have a desktop app?

There is no desktop application for SharePoint. However there is a lot of SharePoint loveliness you can do on the desktop, including making a SharePoint site in a browser appear to be a desktop app.

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Azure Best Practice Microsoft Microsoft 365 People SharePoint

Looking at Things in Profile

User Profiles are an increasingly important part of a modern organisation. While they have always been important as a (often underused) tool for finding staff and searching for people with certain skills, the changes in work practice wrought by the COVID-19 pandemic now mean that staff spend less time together physically, so have less opportunity […]

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Microsoft Microsoft 365 Microsoft Office Microsoft Teams OneDrive SharePoint

Why can’t I Sync my Teams Files tab / SharePoint library?

Beware using both library ‘Sync’ and ‘Add a shortcut to OneDrive’ in SharePoint or Teams. It gets messy and things break.

Thankfully, it’s fairly easy to fix once you know what’s going on.

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Best Practice Collaboration Content management Intranet Microsoft 365

OneDrive for Business – Why and How

As the Microsoft 365 (M365) suite gets inexorably broader and more capable there are increasing amounts of overlap between some elements, such as file storage and collaboration. This article discusses where and how to use OneDrive for Business in the mix.

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Collaboration Microsoft Teams Remote Meetings Thoughts and Musings

Thoughts on Online Living II

In physical meetings, where you sit and how you dress has an impact. How does this work in online meetings?

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Cloud Microsoft Microsoft 365 Mobile apps SharePoint

Blog – Office 365 apps and applications

As Office 365 becomes bigger and more sophisticated, there is an increasing range of mobile apps and applications that you should consider installing.

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Collaboration Microsoft Microsoft 365

How to get going with Microsoft Teams – Hints and Tips

I have been spending plenty of time looking at the relatively new Microsoft Teams, as I try to decide where it fits within my company and how we would position it with our clients. It’s been an interesting journey as I have tried to unpick teh mess that MS has created around Teams vs. Groups […]

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Cloud Content management Intranet Microsoft 365

Putability – More thoughts on Office 365 for collaboration

with all the options for storing content in Office 365 it’s hard for users to solve the Putability problem. This should help

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Intranet Microsoft SharePoint

Teams vs. Groups – Microsoft moves their vision forward a few more steps

Office 365 continues to develop, and it seems like something changes more or less every fortnight. This isn’t a bad thing, as long as Microsoft continue to make reasonable business decisions about the features and functionality; though the pace of change continues to present some challenges for partners and users alike. One of the most […]