Migrating from SharePoint to SharePoint Online – More Areas to Consider

Building on one of my previous posts, I wanted to outline some more areas that can be challenging when migrating your on-premise SharePoint environment to Office 365.  Here are some things to watch out for: Hard Coded URL’s One of the great things with SharePoint, is it’s use of Relative URL’s.  This allows you to quickly…

SharePoint Workflow – Navigating the Options

So, you’ve got SharePoint (2013 or Online) deployed to your organization, and you’re ready to start automating all of those business processes you’ve defined across your business units.  Everyone told you this should be a breeze!  Well, let’s hold on a minute and examine your options before you start deploying all of those cool workflows…

Why are you hosting your own SharePoint Farm?

For many organizations I have spoken with over the past few years, I have noticed 2 specific trends when it comes to SharePoint: 1). “We’re really into the idea of the cloud, how do we do it?” or 2). “The cloud is Evil, we’re never doing it, quit bringing it up” And actually, the more…

Hands on with SharePoint 2016 Preview – Part 1

With the first release of SharePoint 2016 Preview, I wanted to jump right in and begin to get a handle on the evolution of the new 2016 version, and see where Microsoft is headed for the platform.  Let’s not waste any time, let’s do an Upgrade! In-Place Upgrading As with previous versions, we have the…

Migrating from SharePoint On-Prem to SharePoint Online? Some Concerns:

Many organizations are currently attempting to make a decision on their role utilizing cloud technologies.  As the technologies have matured, the cloud has become a much more attractive option for companies that want to simplify their footprint around the services they offer to their customers and internal end users.  This has become especially true with…

SharePoint – What’s Next for the Platform

After having a successful experience at the Microsoft Ignite conference, I wanted to recap a few things I learned, some of the impressions I gathered, and offer my view of what I see as the future of the SharePoint platform… On-Premise is dead, it just doesn’t know it yet While their is still a year…

SharePoint 2016 – What can we expect?

Today, Microsoft has given the first preview of the latest version to the Microsoft SharePoint family.  SharePoint 2016, which is expected to be released in Q2 of 2016 was announced to a packed house at Microsoft Ignite in Chicago.  I got a first hand account of what we can expect: Investment in Hybrid With SharePoint…