Get the Latest Scoop in SharePoint

Keeping up on changes to my company SharePoint site is essential in my job. I need to know about newly added documents, team discussion responses, modified tasks, and many other changes. But scouring the company site for changes would be an endlessly tedious task. Instead, I check only one spot: Outlook. In SharePoint I subscribe…

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Microsoft Publisher—Using the Right Software for the Job

With all of the templates and features available in Microsoft Word, I have a tendency to never leave its familiar comforts. I’ll spend an hour using the excellent table tools in Word to patch together a complex table before it dawns on me: I don’t really want a table. All I really want is a…

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The Best of Both Worlds—Sync IE and Outlook RSS Feeds

In my last post I talked about how great it is to be able to use RSS feeds in Outlook. Well, it’s also great to use them in Internet Explorer, because there you can add a new feed quickly and view it directly from its website. You know what’s the greatest? Having both capabilities—synchronized. By…

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Have a Blissful Day—RSS Feeds in Outlook

When blogs first started to go big, it was exciting to checkall your favorites for updates. Then you found even more blogs you loved and itgot to be a long list of sites to check, and they didn’t all updateconsistently so sometimes there was nothing new. And then there was that blissful day when you…

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No More “Who’s Doing What?” with Assigned Tasks

Working as a team means dividing up the work. Clearly dividing project tasks and assigning roles is essential to making sure everything gets done. Everybody hates that awkward silence when you realize you all thought someone else was supposed to do a particular task. You can use Tasks in Outlook to assign action items not…

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