Updated free Visio stencils for Office 365, Exchange, Lync, and SharePoint – 2015 edition

A year ago, Microsoft released an updated set of Visio Stencils with icons for Office 365 and related products. They updated the set slightly and also provided the option to download the “older 2012 version”: These stencils contain more than 300 icons to help you create visual representations of Microsoft Office or Microsoft Office 365 deployments including Skype for Business, Microsoft Exchange Server 2013, Microsoft Lync Server 2013, and Microsoft Details

Presenting at SPBiz – Practical Advice for developing your SharePoint Roadmap

On June 17th and 18th, an online SharePoint conference named SPBiz with a major focus on business-related topics will take place. I’ll participate with a session called “Practical Advice for developing your SharePoint Roadmap”: On-premises, cloud, or both? One centralized farm or multiple farms in different geographical regions? SharePoint as an intranet, an Enterprise Content Management System, or as THE central platform for all your company’s applications? Deciding what to Details

Updates to the Office 365 Roadmap – 17 Feb 2015

The official Office 365 Roadmap received some updates today. The 5 biggest ones are: Launched Office 365 Admin Center for Business The dashboard experience has been simplified for the new business plans to highlight only the most used tasks including setup, adding new users, resetting passwords and managing subscriptions.The complete set of settings and tools are accessible from the left navigation menu. Office 365 ISO 27018 Privacy Compliance In the upcoming Office Details

Updated free Visio stencils for Office 365, Exchange, Lync, and SharePoint

Microsoft has released a new version of the set of visio stencils with icons for Office 365 and the corresponding server products: This set of stencils contains more than 300 icons to help you create visual representations of Microsoft Office or Microsoft Office 365 deployments including Microsoft Exchange Server 2013, Microsoft Lync Server 2013, and Microsoft SharePoint Server 2013. While the previous versions contained all stencils in a single file, Details

Creating OneNote notebooks in SharePoint via JSOM

This article has been published originally in German on the 1stQuad company blog. With server-side code, it is fairly easy to create OneNote notebooks in SharePoint. In this article, I want to explain briefly how to achieve this with the  JavaScript Object Model (JSOM). In a current project, one of the requirements was to create OneNote notebooks automatically in Office 365. This had to happen either with out-of-the-box functionality or Details

PowerShell Script to download SharePoint Conference 2014 sessions

All sessions of the SharePoint Conference 2014 have been posted already on Channel 9! If you plan to watch a lot or even all of them, here’s a little PowerShell script that will help to download them. The original is from 2012 and was created by Vlad Catrinescu, with some very minor modifications (basically added one [xml] and changed the RSS feed) it’s also working this. year. [Environment]::CurrentDirectory=(Get-Location -PSProvider FileSystem).ProviderPath Details

A few new SharePoint & Office 365 presentations

During the past few months, I presented a few times online, at conferences, and at user groups. All those presentations were uploaded to my SlideShare account recently. I uploaded multiple presentations on the topic of SharePoint Online management with PowerShell due to the fact that, depending on audience, I sometimes included infos on Exchange Online / Lync Online as well. Also, I constantly update that presentation with new information, such Details

I’m speaking at the European SharePoint Conference 2014

In case you missed it, the European SharePoint Conference 2014 programme is now available and I’m delighted to announce that I am speaking at Europe’s largest SharePoint event in Barcelona, Spain from the 5-8th May 2014. I will be conducting two sessions on “Implementing a Hybrid SharePoint 2013 and Office 365 environment” and “SharePoint Online vs On-Premises vs Hosted – Making the Right Choice”. “Implementing a Hybrid SharePoint 2013 and Details