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OneDrive or Box?

OneDrive is leapfrogging the competition for document management, collaboration and sharing. It’s hard to fully quantify the benefits of using OneDrive for your file collaboration and sharing because it’s already part of Office 365. By virtue of being on the platform OneDrive already has the advantage of built in: Search, eDiscovery, Data Loss Prevention and […]

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Top 5 SharePoint Innovations Announced Today

On Star Wars day the force is most definitely with SharePoint. SharePoint is here to stay and continues to form an integral part of Office 365. Let’s take a look at the Top 5 innovations announced today… #1 Page Rendering Model There is a radically new page rendering model. SharePoint pages previously relied a lot on […]

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Office 365 – How to Find Missing Recipients in Exchange Online

While Office 365 offers an ever-expanding amount of insight of logging and health information, there are still operational tasks behind the scene that organizations do not have insight into. In many situations, you don’t necessarily care either; take for instance a failure of a database or server, the service has redundancy in place such that […]

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Office 365 – Speculation on New Exchange Online Functionality

While the Office 365 Roadmap is the authoritative source for features being added to the service, many features seem to receive a sort of “official announcement” via blog post or otherwise before they appear on the roadmap. Before the feature announcement, one would assume that Microsoft has made a fair amount of progress of integrating […]

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Office 365 – The (Previously) Undocumented AAD Connect Filter

Just a quick post today on something that doesn’t seem to be well documented and could be helpful… AAD Connect is basically Microsoft’s third version of their Directory Synchronization tool for Office 365. While AAD Connect includes more of a “wizard-type” interface for configuration of components such as AD FS, it’s also the current Directory […]

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How to effectively communicate and collaborate in Office 365

There are many ways to collaborate and communicate in Office 365.  Exchange Online (EXO) and SharePoint Online (SPO) and Yammer and Office Groups and Skype for Business and Office Video and OneDrive for Business (ODFB), oh my!  We all know how and when to use Email and IM but what about all these other workstreams?  How do you decide […]

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The New and Improved Cloud Hybrid Search with SharePoint 2016

Cloud Hybrid Search is not a new concept.  How it’s being deployed and the end user experience is what’s new. What once took a 10 page TechNet article to setup, is now just ensuring you have your prerequisites in order, executing 2 PowerShell scripts, and a few configuration steps.  No downtime replacing the STS cert either.  […]

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Perficient Moves Quintiles to Office 365: Increasing Productivity

Quintiles, a biopharmaceutical services organization headquartered in North Carolina, has a global reach that demanded the highest of communication and collaboration standards. Quintiles maintains offices in over 60 countries and nearly one third of its workforce is mobile. Security is also of the utmost importance and after realizing the security safeguards Microsoft has established within […]

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Office 365 – Script to Perform Message Trace By Subject

Just a quick post today on a recent script I had to put together. The message trace feature within Exchange Online works pretty well but can be a challenge if you want to search based on a particular email subject. In a scenario where you want to know who received an email or a set […]

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Office 365 – Script To Recreate “Managed Folders” Functionality

Despite all the new features that Microsoft has introduced around Retention Policies and Archiving, some clients that I work with still long for the day of “Managed Folders”. The “Managed Folders” feature left us with Exchange 2010 and the replacement, “Retention Policies” and “Retention Tags”, can be a difficult to adopt for some organizations. In […]

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