Migrating to OneDrive for Business – or Not

Michael Sampson - Currents

Benjamin from Sharegate offers an infographic and blog post on why “migrating” to OneDrive for Business is the wrong way to think about it.

September Wrap-Up Community Builder Chat: Online, Offline, and Migration

Delicious/choconancy/online_community

Question 1 : asked about migrating a community from one tool to another, specifically from listservs to a website/forum. Some of the responses highlighted the need to understand what was currently working for the listserv conversations and what would be a valuable hook to move people to the forums, and especially who within the community (not the org) may be the most influential in a successful migration. Tonight was the 2nd monthly Community Builder chat ; and I had a great time!

Simple Tips to Make Content Migration Less Painful

Influence

Content migration is notoriously hard, time-consuming, and let's face it, not much fun. Start Early. Forget the site, focus on the content. Use the "Big Board

Simple Tips to Make Content Migration Less Painful - The Content Wall

Influence

Let's face it, content migration is notoriously hard and time-consuming. Justin is leading NCSHA's current content migration to a new web site that we've been helping them build. He had created "The Content Wall" - a central place in the office to help coordinate content editors during the migration process. He printed the titles of each of those and handed them out to the content editors responsible for their updating and migration.

Organising Knowledge » Why You Need a Taxonomy

Green Chameleon

Walking a Different Path

Michael Sampson - Currents

A year after the migration to Google Cloud, it looks like things are still going well – the core collaboration team is happy, and so are the users. Colgate-Palmolive needed to refresh its collaboration tools portfolio, and unlike most of its industry peers, did not embrace Office 365.

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AvePoint to SharePoint 2010 Wannabes: Let Us Help You Get There

Michael Sampson - Currents

AvePoint announced an offer to migrate 100 GB of data from SharePoint 2007 and other systems to SharePoint 2010 : " AvePoint, a proven leader in providing infrastructure management software solutions for Microsoft SharePoint, today announced that it will offer free licenses to migrate 100 gigabytes (GB) of data from legacy content repositories to SharePoint Server 2010 with its DocAve Migrator to new customers worldwide.

2011 114

Share2011 - On the Exhibition Floor with AvePoint

Michael Sampson - Currents

AvePoint offers a range of add-on products for SharePoint - for data protection, administration (geo-replication, content storage optimization), and various migration tools, among others. AvePoint is exhibiting at Share 2011.

2011 156

Moving home…

Chris Collison

I have now migrated the content from the “All of us are smarter than any of us” blog to my new site: www.chriscollison.com/blog – please update your favourites/bookmarks/links. All of the new posts are there too! Thank you

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Giving Up on Office 365

Michael Sampson - Currents

In an article that’s almost four years old, Matt Gervais talked about five reasons Exchange shops delay Office 365 migrations. Consider (again, this is from 2012): (AnonymousUser, 3 August 2012) “ We have migrated to Office 365. Now, after two years of BPOS/Office 365, we’re migrating back to an on-premise Exchange Server. Some of the issues he raised have been addressed (re #1 – GE), and others remain problematic, although generally less so.

2016 89

Giving Up on Office 365

Michael Sampson - Currents

In an article that’s almost four years old, Matt Gervais talked about five reasons Exchange shops delay Office 365 migrations. Consider (again, this is from 2012): (AnonymousUser, 3 August 2012) “ We have migrated to Office 365. Now, after two years of BPOS/Office 365, we’re migrating back to an on-premise Exchange Server. Some of the issues he raised have been addressed (re #1 – GE), and others remain problematic, although generally less so.

2016 89

Moving from Windows 7 to Windows 8 - Free Tool from Laplink

Michael Sampson - Currents

Laplink Software released a free tool for moving from Windows 7 to Windows 8 , for testing: " PCmover Windows 8 is available now as a free download on Laplink’s website and can be used to perform an unlimited number of migrations at no charge prior to July 2012. PCmover is the number one best-selling migration software in the world and is the only software that moves installed programs (as well as files, settings and user profiles) from an old PC to a new one.

2012 117

(Intranets2011) "Sharing Ownership of Collaboration - Creating a SharePoint Community at QUT" - Natalie Ryan, QUT

Michael Sampson - Currents

Had to run the SharePoint migration project. Natalie is the Information Management Coordinator at Queensland University of Technology. She's talking about collaboration and SharePoint at the University. Key points: - Until recently, SharePoint was not managed.

2011 156

Tough Week for IBM Notes

Michael Sampson - Currents

Coca-Cola Bottling Company United (one of 200 Coca-Cola bottlers worldwide) migrated 1,100 users to Microsoft Office 365, and PwC announced a new global alliance with Google and the migration of 45,000 PwC employees from Lotus Notes to Gmail and other Google apps. Two long-term Notes customers announced a shift away to something else over the past week.

2014 113

Blog>> Commenting Back On

Green Chameleon

Apologies to those who have been trying to post comments, we have just migrated our system and there’s a bug in the new environment which affects the Captcha utility. We’ve switched off Captcha until it’s fixed, and gone to moderation instead

YouTube, Gmail, Google Places are Dead, Long Live Google Plus

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

One quick way to convince Business to migrate to Google Plus business pages is to bring all their customer channels together. Will Google fold YouTube, Gmail and Places into Google Plus? Suddenly 1.5 billion users on one platform, with Businesses having only one Page to manage. Good or no?

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Twitter Trending Tops – Why? from Brizzly

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

You wouldn’t use Brizzly just to find out about trending topics and why they are trending – you’d probably want to migrate across your social network activity to their dashboard, and there are plenty of other dashboards around.

Thoughts on Managing Your Social Vendor Relationships

Online Community Strategy

Have you ever been through an Online Community platform migration? Let’s face it – the vendors you rely on for social media & community platforms, services and advice have you outnumbered and surrounded.

News Updates (January 21, 2010)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Quest on Notes Migration. Quest Software released a new version of its Notes to SharePoint migration tool, with new support for SharePoint 2010. Notes Migrator simplifies the migration process, increasing predictability, mitigating the risks and reducing the costs associated with Notes migrations. Notes Migrator for Exchange is part of Quest's suite of Notes transition solutions. MetaVis on SharePoint Migration. Yuuguu Corporate.

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Share2011 - Finding a Method in the Madness: Restructuring and Upgrading Our Intranet (Wendy White, Department of Child Protection)

Michael Sampson - Currents

If you know what's there, you can decide what to migrate and what not to migrate. -. be specific about how IT pros can migrate pages and sites from old-SharePoint to new-SharePoint. -. Wendy White is presenting on an intranet upgrade project at the Department of Child Protection.

2011 142

Riding the Mississippi Blues Trail: Part Two B. B. King Museum

Portals and KM

You could trace a song's migration across generations. There An essential stop on the Mississippi blues trail is the B. King Museum  in Indianola, MS. On our way back to New Orleans we stopped for almost four hours at the museum in Indianola, MS.

Share2011 - On the Exhibition Floor - with Quest Software

Michael Sampson - Currents

They are showing some of their SharePoint related tools: - Migration tools, for moving from SharePoint 2007 to 2010 and Office 365. Quest Software is exhibiting on the show floor at Share 2011.

2011 148

News Updates (November 19, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Metalogix released a new migration tool for shifting eRoom content into SharePoint. Metalogix SharePoint Migration Manager for eRoom simplifies the process of migrating eRoom content to SharePoint so that users can benefit from a consolidated collaboration environment.

2009 148

Linking Files and Notes in Yammer with Office 365 (read SharePoint)

Michael Sampson - Currents

There are some steps required to have your Notes automatically migrated into Files, so check out what you have to do at Office Support (see Converting Yammer notes into Word Online documents ). Microsoft is making progress in the long awaited alignment between Yammer and Office 365. We don’t yet have the ability to use a SharePoint document library in a Yammer Group, but you can create and save Office documents into the Yammer Files tool. The file types are consistent (e.g.,

2017 98

Updating michaelsampson.net

Michael Sampson - Currents

I have watched with interest as my family and friends have migrated across to or started off with WordPress, and that’s where I have gone. Just like Rome, migrating my web site and years of blog posts is not a one-day event. When I started blogging in August 2003 TypePad was my blogging platform of choice. For the past decade I have used TypePad for hosting my business web sites, a couple of collaborative sites, and a few family blogs.

2013 104

Interactions 2012 - Sharing is Caring: A New Intranet Perspective - Janus Boye #iic12 @jboye

Michael Sampson - Currents

When a large organization migrated to a new intranet, they migrated only 5% of the current pages. Janus Boye from Denmark is talking about sharing is caring, a new intranet perspective. Key points: - Museums have traditionally had a special role as gatekeepers. They put assets on display. Intranets have been like this - taking organizational assets, and controlling how they are accessed. The more museums do online, the more people go to the museums.

2012 117

Windows 8

Michael Sampson - Currents

Only 5% of those surveyed have specific plans to migrate to Windows 8 in the next 12 months. And business customers are usually slow to migrate between versions, even if the new version is great. In the almost month that's elapsed since Microsoft released Windows 8, I've noted the following articles. Many are negative.

2012 113

Walking a Different Path – Redux

Michael Sampson - Currents

A year after the migration to Google Cloud, it looks like things are still going well – the core collaboration team is happy, and so are the users.

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Beezy Integrates Yammer and SharePoint

Michael Sampson - Currents

With the new Beezy integration, all content and conversations within existing Yammer communities are displayed within SharePoint through Beezy´s UI without having to perform a migration of these Yammer communities. Since its acquisition of Yammer in 2012, an improving level of integration between SharePoint and Yammer has been drip fed from Microsoft. It hasn’t been a speedy integration.

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Online Community Manager – Social Media Business

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Issues with moving a client from Facebook Personal Profile to Business Page Migration (don’t do it!) I ‘ve rebranded my Social Media Business podcast last week – let me know what you think! This episode: social network for arty crafty types Etsy.com makes $400m, massively multiplayer online game World of Warcraft makes 1.2 billion (but still deletes my account!).

eXo Provides Cloud Workspaces to Enable Flexible Social Intranets

Portals and KM

For small firms that eventually need more capability and want to go inside the enterprise, they can easily migrate from Cloud Workspaces to eXo Platform 3.5 I have covered eXo before (see Benjamin Mestrallet, eXo CEO, Looks at the Social Enterprise ).

2012 211

Adoption Strategy for Office 365 at Merck

Michael Sampson - Currents

When employees received their Office update and especially when they were migrated from Lotus Notes to Outlook, the change agents were there to answer questions. They were available to answer questions after the initial migration, and will be used going forward as the new tools translate into new approaches. Merck has almost finished an 11 month transition to Office 365 from various older Microsoft products and messaging and collaboration tools from other vendors (e.g., IBM, WebEx).

2015 141

Notes on “Deployment of SharePoint 2013 document, records and collaboration solution at AUT” (Alan Marshall, Stephen McWilliams, Shelley Tasele)

Michael Sampson - Currents

content migration? The file system / folder structure was tidied up before migration. Documents that are frequently used were / are being migrated first. Day two of the New Zealand SharePoint Conference is starting.

2014 156

But we have the same Queen!

Michael Sampson - Currents

There has been some discussion in the UK about making it easier for New Zealand and Australian citizens to enter the country , among other members of Commonwealth countries: During a debate in parliament at Westminster this week it was argued Europeans were being unfairly favoured over citizens from Commonwealth countries, on the back of a report which claimed UK visa restrictions had resulted in a steep decline in Australian migration in recent years.

2015 138

Communities & Technologies finally meeting Community Informatics

Making CommunitySense

Migration, urbanization, depopulation : how can technologies strengthen sense of community? I’m currently in Siegen, Germany. attending the Communities & Technologies Vision workshop.

2014 201

Mapping Our Friendships Over Time and Space: The Future of Social Network Analysis

Collaborative Thinking

If new factors could be taken into consideration, specifically changes over time and space, then social network analysis could discover things like emergence or decay of leadership, changes in trust over time, migration and mobility within particular communities online. Very intriguing (re: applying time/space to SNA). So much can be misinterpreted by a snapshot of relations that may be based on transitory ties within the enterprise (projects, campaigns, etc).

News Updates (January 16, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Quest Software launched Coexistence Manager for Lotus Notes, enabling coexistence between Notes and Exchange Server during a migration process. Migrating from Notes to Google. Binary Tree released migration tools to help organizations switch from Lotus Notes to Google Apps. " CMT for Google Apps can be configured to run on a single machine for small migrations or configured to create a migration farm for large enterprise migrations.

2009 89

"Charting Culture"

Endless Knots

This one is original -- charting the migration of well-known people from their births to their deaths, principally in the general Europe-to-North-America neighborhoods. The fad to chart massive amounts of data often leaves me (and others) shrugging. Cool pictures but.

Updated music pages

Chris Corrigan

I have updated my music pages and finally migrated them here. Go visit if you want to learn about my musical history, watch some videos and listen to a few tracks and sound samples from my musical career

News Updates (October 30, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Colligo is hosting a webinar on November 18 about migrating Exchange Public Folders to SharePoint. Once you’ve made the decision to migrate to SharePoint, how do you ensure a successful project from both the content migration and end-user adoption points of view? Attend this practical "How To" webinar to learn the secrets of designing and implementing a complete end-to-end solution for migrating from public folders to SharePoint.

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News Updates (July 10, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Zoho added new capabilities for migrating Microsoft Access databases into Zoho Creator and Reports. " So, what happens when you migrate your database (MDB file) from Microsoft Access to Zoho Creator? Your entire database structure and data are migrated to Zoho Creator and an application is automatically created with Forms (Tables) and Views etc. As needs change, users can be easily migrated between the two services. KM and Enterprise 2.0.

2009 89

News Updates (May 14, 2009)

Michael Sampson - Currents

Hamilton Beach recently migrated its email from Lotus Notes to Google Apps; but has kept applications on Domino. Quest on Notes Migrations. release of Quest Notes Migrator for SharePoint is starting to enable migration of Notes application designs to Microsoft technologies. "

2009 116

Should You Move Your Email To The Cloud?

Portals and KM

For this reason companies are moving to the “big bang” all at once approach to migration. Migration costs tend to run about.5 The use of communities and employee evangelists can reduce migration costs. I am attending Forrester's Content & Collaboration Forum 2011. Forrester notes that in five years, almost half of US workers — about 63 million people — will work virtually. I am already one of them.

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