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Microsoft Office 362

Michael Sampson - Currents

In May I was in Norway presenting a round of workshops, and a couple of the people there jokingly called Microsoft Office 365 by a different name — “Office 362.” “ Microsoft’s Exchange Online hosted email service suffered a disruption Tuesday morning, leaving many users without email for much of the morning.

Microsoft Envision 2016 (April 4-6)

Michael Sampson - Currents

I may have missed the earlier announcements but Microsoft is running a conference for business leaders called Envision. Conference Notes

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Microsoft OneNote for Mac

Michael Sampson - Currents

This new announcements from Microsoft changes that dynamic. Nice work Microsoft. 2. OneNote for Mac. API for the Cloud Service.

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Microsoft Ignite is the place to be for SharePoint futures

Michael Sampson - Currents

Microsoft gave a sneak peak at the timeframe and focus areas for SharePoint Server 2016. Microsoft Office 365 Microsoft SharePoint

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Price Increases in the Microsoft Ecosystem

Michael Sampson - Currents

On August 1 a range of prices in the Microsoft ecosystem are going up: – the User CAL for on-premises software (including Exchange, SharePoint, and Lync) is increasing by 13% ; and. Collaboration Software Microsoft Office 365 Microsoft SharePoint

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Microsoft SharePoint Conference 2014 – Some Highlights

Michael Sampson - Currents

The week of the Microsoft SharePoint Conference for 2014 has arrived, and as is usual for such events, today’s opening sessions featured a bevy of new announcements about the roadmap for SharePoint, Office 365, and more. Think YouTube for the enterprise, provided by Microsoft. The highlights I noted from afar are: 1.

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Microsoft Ignite NZ 2016 – October 2016

Michael Sampson - Currents

Adoption & Effective Use Conference Notes Microsoft Office 365

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News Roundup – Microsoft SharePoint Conference 2014

Michael Sampson - Currents

I know the Microsoft SharePoint Conference 2014 in Las Vegas was over a month ago, but here’s the news I saw coming out from the show (or a bit after). Collaboration Software Microsoft Office 365 Microsoft SharePoint In its embedded form within SharePoint and Qumu’s Video Control Center 7.0, and Content Matrix 7.0,

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Google vs. Microsoft on Mobile Productivity Apps (US Data Only)

Michael Sampson - Currents

million people last month, while Microsoft’s Outlook app — praised by many reviewers — sported just 6.3 million for Docs, 4.6

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Developing a Strategic Approach to Microsoft Office 365 (my slides)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Last week I presented at the Christchurch SharePoint User Group meeting on Developing a Strategic Approach to Microsoft Office 365. Collaboration Microsoft Office 365 Reports My slides from that session are above. Presentation flow (slides): 1. Title slide. About Michael and what I do for clients. 5. Agenda. 7. 12-13. 16-19. 20-23.

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Recent News on Microsoft

Michael Sampson - Currents

Some recent news on Microsoft, Office, Surface, and Lync: 1. Microsoft reported a strong fiscal year third quarter. Microsoft is expected to announce new Surface models in a couple of weeks , including a new “mini” variant. Microsoft Office 365 Microsoft SharePoint Faster processors are coming. 3.

Open Letter – Take a Strategic Approach to the Use of Microsoft Office 365

Michael Sampson - Currents

Microsoft Office 365 offers a collection of software applications for various user devices plus an array of cloud-delivered online services to both power and complement any installed software. Microsoft SharePoint, IBM Connections, Office 365) as well as a mix of key themes (e.g., Microsoft Office 365This is somewhat perplexing.

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Using Machine Learning to Help Process Email – Microsoft Adds Clutter to Declutter the Inbox

Michael Sampson - Currents

When Microsoft announced the Office Graph earlier this year, it said that Delve (codenamed Oslo) was the first application of that idea.

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Business Reimagined by Dave Coplin, Microsoft

Michael Sampson - Currents

The animation above presents a pretty decent summary of Dave’s book, but if you want a deeper look at his ideas, the book is still worth a read.

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OnTime Group Calendar for Microsoft Exchange and Office 365

Michael Sampson - Currents

The team at OnTime announced the upcoming release of its group calendar product for Microsoft Exchange and Office 365.

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Blind Navigation – from Microsoft

Michael Sampson - Currents

Tom writes on The Verge about Microsoft’s work to help visually impaired people navigate through cities : “ Microsoft blindfolded me and led me around several streets before leaving me on the ledge of a freezing cold canal in London yesterday. Read more: Microsoft had to blindfold me so I could hear the future.

Microsoft Announces Surface Pro 3 – iWant

Michael Sampson - Currents

Microsoft announced the specifications and availability dates for its upcoming Surface Pro 3. Coverage around the web: - ZDNet, Can Microsoft Create a New Market with Surface Pro 3? - The Verge, Can the Surface Pro 3 steal the MacBook’s Air crown? ZDNet, Five Reasons to Upgrade from a Microsoft Surface Pro to a Surface Pro 3.

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Microsoft Surface Hub – Reinventing Meeting Dynamics

Michael Sampson - Currents

At the Windows 10 event today, Microsoft announced Surface Hub. Price not disclosed. Availability due later in 2015. Meetings

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"I Use SharePoint" - a New User Adoption Resource Site from Microsoft

Michael Sampson - Currents

Microsoft has recently released the I Use SharePoint web site, which is filled with "winning attention" material. Well done Microsoft.

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Thoughts About The Future of SharePoint

Michael Sampson - Currents

Some 12 hours ago (4.30am New Zealand time) I joined Microsoft’s live broadcast of its Future of SharePoint event. A few select people were actually in San Francisco for the event, and apparently 16,999 people joined me in watching the live online feed of the event. Microsoft announced some nice user interface / user experience touches.

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The Cost of SharePoint = License Fee x9 (It's a Microsoft Figure)

Michael Sampson - Currents

It's a Microsoft number. ComputerWorld article about SharePoint from April 2010 has these two paragraphs: " Microsoft may tout SharePoint's myriad features, but if you don't find what you need out of the box, a third-party solution might be your best bet, says Byrne. My Comments. 1. Here's what I found. 2. Buy NewsGator Social Sites.

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Microsoft, Collaboration, Competition and how not to create a Knowledge-sharing Culture.

Chris Collison

So Steve Ballmer leaves Microsoft within the next year, and his epitaphs are already being cooked-up by many commentators. event.

Microsoft + Nokia: Can Two Losers Collaborate to Win?

Michael Sampson - Currents

Late last week, Microsoft and Nokia announced a "broad strategic partnership to build a new global mobile ecosystem". Nokia and Microsoft intend to jointly create market-leading mobile products and services designed to offer consumers, operators and developers unrivalled choice and opportunity. My reaction is. Nokia is struggling.

Report On Intranet Analytics – Required Reading for Collaboration Teams and Analytics Vendors

Michael Sampson - Currents

Adoption & Effective Use Microsoft Office 365 Microsoft SharePoint Tools & TechnologiesWhat content is working well?

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Thoughts About The Future of SharePoint

Michael Sampson - Currents

Some 12 hours ago (4.30am New Zealand time) I joined Microsoft’s live broadcast of its Future of SharePoint event. A few select people were actually in San Francisco for the event, and apparently 16,999 people joined me in watching the live online feed of the event. Microsoft announced some nice user interface / user experience touches.

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Thoughts on Microsoft Surface

Michael Sampson - Currents

Microsoft last week took the wraps off an upcoming tablet - Microsoft Surface - running Windows 8. It will ship in two editions.

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Updates from Microsoft (OneNote on Mac and iOS, Office on iPad), and Surface Pro 3 Reviews

Michael Sampson - Currents

Microsoft has delivered a variety of good things during the past week, and has received a couple of good reviews of the Surface Pro 3. “ If you are interested in a deep dive on the screen, see DisplayMate and the Microsoft Surface blog. These capabilities are also available in OneNote for iOS. Collaboration Hardware

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Bravo! RIM - BlackBerry Client for Microsoft SharePoint

Michael Sampson - Currents

Research In Motion announced the BlackBerry Client for Microsoft SharePoint , an app for BlackBerry devices: " Connectivity between BlackBerry smartphones and SharePoint servers is made possible with the market-leading BlackBerry Enterprise Server software. Check-out, check-in, and versioning of files reflected on the SharePoint server.

Microsoft Surface Pro 2

Michael Sampson - Currents

When Microsoft released the first generation of its Surface RT / Surface Pro tablet / laptop hybrid, New Zealand customers had to wait for some months before they arrived down under. More reading on the Surface Pro 2: - ZDNet, Microsoft Surface Pro 2 review: Better, but too heavy and too expensive. That was "interesting."

Microsoft Excel: The Bumblebee's six most useful Excel add-ins

The Bumble Bee

In this article I introduce 6 excel add-ins which meet this criterion - NodeXL, Solver, Rainbow, Spreadsheet Converter, Crystal Ball and Fractal Maps.

Let’s Have Another SharePoint Failure! #sharepoint #office365 #culture #failure

Michael Sampson - Currents

Culture & Competency Microsoft Office 365 Microsoft SharePointThe third step of taking a strategic approach to the use of Office 365 focuses on creating the right organisational context for achieving value. – the fish swims in water. Here’s a set of statements about a specific organisation: 1.

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User Adoption Strategies in June with Silverside

Michael Sampson - Currents

– Thursday June 11, for customers with Microsoft SharePoint, Office 365, and Lync. See Registration. Hope to see you there!

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Office 365 at Atkins

Michael Sampson - Currents

When I was putting the finishing touches on Re-Imagining Productive Work with Office 365 , Microsoft announced a flurry of new customer signups.

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oneDrum Releases Peer-to-Peer Collaboration Application for Microsoft Office #collaboration

Michael Sampson - Currents

There's a version available immediately for Windows, and a Mac edition with support for Office for Mac is due before the end of June 2012.

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Effective Use of Office 365 – September 23 in Brussels

Michael Sampson - Currents

This workshop will be based on Michael’s new book titled Re-Imagining Productive Work with Microsoft Office 365.

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Developing on Cloud Time

Michael Sampson - Currents

The long time it is taking Microsoft to get a reliable Mac client for OneDrive for Business to market. Adoption Microsoft Office 365

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SharePoint Conference – Australia and New Zealand

Michael Sampson - Currents

Microsoft Office 365 Microsoft SharePoint

Facebook Embraces Office 365

Michael Sampson - Currents

One piece of big news out of Microsoft’s Worldwide Partner Conference in Toronto this week is that Facebook has embraced Office 365 for its more than 13,000 employees. Microsoft Office 365They need access to tools suitable for this set up. There is no central mandate. – Having a secure environment is very important.

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Re-Imagining Productive Work with Office 365 – Now Available

Michael Sampson - Currents

Michael's Books Microsoft Office 365An early morning saw to those tasks, and it is now done. The cost for a single-user license is US$19.

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Finishing a Book

Michael Sampson - Currents

So many roadmap statements from Microsoft. Enjoy your day … Michael's Books Microsoft Office 365And an amusement. So much on offer.

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