Building the Microsoft 365 Cloud Vision and Business Case

This is the 2nd post in my “Cloud Adoption Journey – Blog Series” In this post, we will go deeper on Phase 1 – Building the Vision and Business Case. Key areas of consideration include: Creating the vision Assessing the financial costs and benefits The changing role of IT Driving the business forward Creating the Vision…


Manage SharePoint and OneDrive in Office 365: A field guide for administrators – Ignite 2017 Session Resources

Thanks again to everyone that attended my session “Manage SharePoint and OneDrive in Office 365: A field guide for administrators” at Microsoft Ignite 2017 last Friday. As requested, the slides presented and session recording are shared below. The session focused on the following common scenarios and customer questions: Governing SharePoint/OneDrive/Groups Controlling external sharing Restricting access…


Learn Best Practices for Managing and Administering SharePoint Online and OneDrive for Business Ignite Session Links and Resources

<Updated on October 14, 2016 with links below to Ignite session recording, slides, and sample PowerShell scripts.> Below is a rough outline & some of the resources that I will be referring to as part of my “Learn best practices for managing and administering SharePoint Online and OneDrive for Business” session and demonstrations at the…


How My Team Uses Office 365 Video to Share Meeting Recordings

One of the Office 365 capabilities that my team at Microsoft heavily leverages is Office 365 Video (O365 Video). O365 Video enables organizations to share and playback video recordings from a variety of devices. O365 Video is backed by SharePoint Online and Azure Media Services and provides an easy to use out of the box…


SharePoint Online and OneDrive for Business Management and Control Ignite Session Resource Links

<May 8, 2015 – Added new section below with links to my session slides, recording, and PowerShell demo scripts.> Below is a rough outline and some of the resources that I will be referring to as part of my “SharePoint Online and OneDrive for Business Management and Control” session and demonstrations at the Microsoft Ignite…


How Office Delve is Changing the Way My Team Works Together

One of the questions that my customers and partners often ask me is “how does Microsoft use Office 365 internally?” Over the course of my next few posts, I am going to discuss topics related to how my team uses Office 365 capabilities and how it impacts our daily work. One of the Office 365…


Save the Date – Best of SharePoint Conference Returning to Boston!

The Best of SharePoint Conference will be returning to the Microsoft office in Cambridge, MA on Wednesday, March 26, 2014. More details will be shared soon on the call for sponsors and speaker selection process. Please join our Microsoft Northeast SharePoint Community Yammer network to keep up to date:


Office 365 User Group in Boston Area?

Many customers and partners have been asking about starting an Office 365 user group and/or having some sort of Office 365 Saturday events (similar to SharePoint Saturday) here in the Northeast. We would cover various Office 365 related topics and include Exchange, SharePoint, Yammer, Lync, and Office related sessions. Please let me know if you're…


Taking SharePoint to the Cloud

Yesterday I had the opportunity to present again at SharePoint Saturday New Hampshire. My topic this year was on how to take SharePoint to the cloud. During this session we covered the following topics: Key differences between SharePoint Online and SharePoint on premises Office 365 architectural concepts How to prepare for and migrate to SharePoint…


Happy 1 Year Anniversary to the Microsoft Northeast SharePoint Community on Yammer!

It has been 1 year since we launched the Microsoft Northeast SharePoint Community on Yammer. This is a private Yammer network that has been established with these primary goals: Provide a forum for Microsoft SharePoint customers and partners (based primarily in the Northeast region of the United States) to connect with each other and Microsoft…