What is Office 365? Two simple & current Infographics

You just know you’re in a complex business when even having a good oversight of the major tangents of what you do, is hard to come come by. In Office 365, we have a lot of new services being added on to plumbing/infrastructure backbone of the already massive SharePoint framework. Conversely, recent changes to SharePoint itself have consolidated some of the …

Keith TuomiWhat is Office 365? Two simple & current Infographics

How to output the Office 365 Roadmap as a spreadsheet

If you want to stay on top of what’s coming soon for Office 365, the Office blog will be the source for major announcements, but you’ll also want to keep an eye on the Office 365 roadmap – which also covers Office Online and Outlook.com. If the Office blog is going to cover a feature, the news will be there …

Keith TuomiHow to output the Office 365 Roadmap as a spreadsheet

Join the #CodeGeneration Movement

Building on Microsoft’s recent announcement to invest $75 million in community programs to increase access to computer science education for all youth worldwide, Microsoft Canada is launching the #codegeneration movement – to inspire Canadian youth (13 -18 year olds) to learn more about coding. #codegeneration will run from now until Computer Science Education Week (December 7-13).  Join the Movement! Help …

Keith TuomiJoin the #CodeGeneration Movement

Power BI goes prime time

by James Phillips, Corporate Vice President, Microsoft Business Intelligence Products Group Today is an exciting milestone, as we release the new Power BI service and Power BI Desktop. When I first unveiled our GA date earlier this month, I emphasized the importance of the innovation we’re delivering, and how it leads to discovery and insight for our users. With the …

Keith TuomiPower BI goes prime time

Office 365 Custom App Launcher Tiles feature being deployed now

The ability to create custom tiles in your Office 365 tenancy has just been pushed to a much wider audience as of July 22. From https://support.office.com/en-us/article/Add-custom-tiles-to-the-My-apps-page-and-app-launcher-1136115a-75af-4497-b693-640c4ce70bc6 In Office 365, you can quickly and easily get to your email, calendars, documents, and apps using the Office 365 app launcher (learn more). The tiles in the app launcher are those that have …

Keith TuomiOffice 365 Custom App Launcher Tiles feature being deployed now

Microsoft Ignite Conference 2015 Roundup

Here is my presentation from last weeks Victoria Office 365 User Group in Victoria, BC. “Microsoft’s Ignite Conference in Chicago last month was a huge event- 23,000+ attendees -and a lot of genuinely interesting technology news came out of it . I’ll share with you here my take on the big items of the event, flavoured through my lens of …

Keith TuomiMicrosoft Ignite Conference 2015 Roundup

Microsoft MVP Virtual Conference Day 2 – On Now! (free)

A big thank you to those of you who joined us for the Microsoft MVP Virtual Conference Day 1.  For those of you who logged on early to see Steve Guggenheimer’s keynote, you’ll know that we experienced an unfortunate technical issue during the keynote address, which resulted in it not being broadcast. The good news: although you couldn’t see the …

Keith TuomiMicrosoft MVP Virtual Conference Day 2 – On Now! (free)

Microsoft Ignite Conference: Day 4 Round-Up

Last day of the MS Ignite conference for me. Let’s take it to the bridge: Another metaphor? You betcha: – Cloud vs on-premise – Microsoft as Service Provider vs Shrink Wrapper – Unified experiences vs Diversified devices – People-driven Intranets vs Intranet-driven people – Windows OS as a true personal & biz life and productivity platform vs Windows OS as …

Keith TuomiMicrosoft Ignite Conference: Day 4 Round-Up

Microsoft Ignite Conference: Day 3 Round-Up

I’ll kick off Day 3’s post with another imprint of pure experience. Scale- On-premise, Cloud, Global, Local. The rush/distraction/tunnel vision of being one of 23,000+ people moving through the Microsoft Ignite conference, contrasted with simple but essential logistics like bio-breaks and food, are a big parallel for me to the distinct juncture we are at in technology:  empower everyone at …

Keith TuomiMicrosoft Ignite Conference: Day 3 Round-Up

Microsoft Ignite Conference: Day 2 Round-Up

Day 2 started off with a walk to the shuttle bus under the looming John Hancock building. Infrastructure into the Cloud, this pic worked out well as a deep ol’ metaphor 🙂 : Here’s some of the most awesome SharePoint/Office 365 sessions from Day 2: Microsoft Office 365 Groups Overview and Roadmap Effective Search Deployment and Operations in SharePoint Server 2013 …

Keith TuomiMicrosoft Ignite Conference: Day 2 Round-Up