Posts Tagged ‘SharePoint 15’

HUGE Improvements Announced for SharePoint 2016 – Ignite 2015

Bill Baer today shared and announced some significant changes coming up in SharePoint 2016. To quote him: “SharePoint 2016 is the most durable version shipped till date.” (tweet this) These announcements are very welcoming, not only from a IT admin perspective but also for the end user (file size, list threshold etc.) This might be the […]

SharePoint 2016 Roadmap Announced – Ignite 2015

SharePoint always had focus on key trends: Modern collaboration Content Management Personalized insights Security compliance  SharePoint Evolution   Delve people profile will be part of SharePoint sites. (replaces the mysite profile and org chart scenarios). This UI allows for authoring capability (blog). Office graph is future for powering all of these experiences. On Premise Investment […]

New Additions to Delve

This post goes one level further in showcasing features within Office 365 which makes day in life more productive (Read the previous post in this series) In order to get more background on Delve, read my previous articles here 1. Delve 2. Everything about Delve 3. How Delve makes life easier 4. Global Rollout “Check out […]

Advanced Content Targeting in SharePoint – Part 2

This post is a continuation of my previous blog post explaining advanced content targeting using SharePoint search. We saw earlier how to implement a custom token for the logged in user which filters incoming content in the search index based on the user’s profile attributes. Today we are going to look into creating display templates to […]

Advanced Content Targeting using SharePoint Search

There are various ways to achieve content targeting in a content management system. In SharePoint, some common terms which are associated with this feature are Audience Targeting, Security Trimming, Metadata etc. Today I am going to share an example which we recently implemented for our customer and which required advanced targeting rules. Scenario An internal […]

How Delve Makes your Life Easier!

For some time now Microsoft has been working on an intelligent fabric- machine learning. This algorithm is (now more than ever) becoming an integral part of many new platforms and products, especially office graph which powers the new Office app called “Delve”. Delve is part of the Office 365 suite and is available for all […]

Much Awaited OneDrive for Business comes to Mac and iOS

This announcement should be music to the ears, for all the Mac and iOS diehards using Microsoft apps. Earlier I had blogged about an interim solution for these devices, you can read it in my post here. Last week, Microsoft announced new ways that you can access and manage your OneDrive for Business (ODFB) files from your […]

Video How-To’s in Office 365

Video Portal was announced back in November with initial push to “first release” customers and a global deployment available by early 2015. This portal powered by Azure Media Services provides adaptive streaming optimized for video playback for the device it’s being viewed on. Leveraging Office Graph, simple drag and drop interface, discover ability across enterprise search […]

Expanding Data Loss Prevention Across Office 365

Continuing from my previous post on Information Rights Management (IRM), today we will focus our discussion at yet another security feature which is essentially part of customer controls, known as Data Loss Prevention aka DLP. DLP provides users with policy tips and detects sensitive information in the context of communication. DLP was first rolled out […]

Is Your SharePoint Ready for Yammer?

Whether your organization is experiencing rapid growth or you simply need better collaboration, enterprise social is the key to your needs. I gave an overview of the latest services offered in Office 365 in my blog post here and for the purposes of today’s article I will focus on the enterprise social networking (ESN) product, Yammer. […]

Configuring SharePoint 2013 Preview for On-Premise Apps

Since Apps are the “next big thing” for SharePoint, from an opportunity perspective, expect to see a lot of hullaballoo about how you should create apps because they’re going to be the greatest thing to happen to SharePoint since Shared Service Applications replaced the Shared Services Provider.  However, not all apps are created equal, and […]

SharePoint 2013 Apps and Host Headers

Until recently, I was blissfully unaware of an issue that exists when deploying SharePoint 2013 apps in a likely production environment.  That issue is the use of host headers while serving a SharePoint app.  Since I don’t know of any production environment that doesn’t use a host header, this could be quite the issue and […]

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