AIIM and Microsoft: Working together on the future of ECM

Today, 70% of organizations use SharePoint, but 50% express concern around whether SharePoint can meet key compliance requirements and serve as an Enterprise Content Management (ECM) system. These numbers come from AIIM International, a non-profit professional organization focused on advocating for and supporting information professionals by providing continuing education, research, and certification programs to help navigate the changing information environment.  On May 13-14, John Mancini, AIIM’s president, and Atle Skjekkeland,…


SharePoint TechEd North America cheat sheet

You have your ticket to TechEd North America, and your bags are packed to be in New Orleans June 3-6th – what now? The folks on the SharePoint team have you covered. Bookmark this blog, because it’s your SharePoint session cheat sheet for TechEd, with all of the resources and links that you need to become a TechEd pro, even if this is your first conference.


New study: People want social tools at work; weigh in at “The Worldwide Water Cooler”

We’re big believers that enterprise social is the new cornerstone of workplace collaboration. It addresses the changing nature of work, and the changing demographics of the workforce. We’re not alone here. We just published new research detailing global information worker interest in enterprise social tools. We weren’t surprised to find that three quarters of workers want social tools to increase productivity and collaboration. We were surprised to learn that nearly…

Image from webinar

Webinar: Office 365 Education and OneDrive

In this webinar, we’ll show you what students, faculty, and staff can get for free with Office 365 Education, plus you’ll learn how to create websites quickly and how to save and share documents with OneDrive for Business. Non-educators with Office 365 for business will also find helpful hints. Note: OneDrive for Business is the new name for SkyDrive Pro. Can’t view this video? It’s also available here at Microsoft…


Find content easily with the Microsoft Office Interactive Content Pivot

The Microsoft Office Interactive Content Pivot helps you find the SharePoint Server 2013, Project Server 2013, and Office 365 technical content that you’re looking for. The content pivot brings together content from TechNet and and allows you to filter on a variety of parameters, such as technical subject, job role, and IT lifecycle. Each tile in the pivot represents an article on TechNet or


SkyDrive Pro client for Windows now available

We are pleased to announce that the SkyDrive Pro sync client is now available for Windows. This standalone client allows users of SharePoint 2013 and SharePoint Online in Office 365 to sync their personal SkyDrive Pro and any SharePoint 2013 or Office 365 team site document libraries to their local machine for access to important content on and offline. The SkyDrive Pro client can be installed standalone and does not…


Travel with OneNote: Staying organized on the road

Traveling is blogger Brad Corob’s hobby–almost every weekend, he’s flying somewhere new to see the sights, sample the food, visit friends, and explore new places–but travel involves a lot of work and planning.  Read on to learn how he uses OneNote to prepare for upcoming trips and keep himself on track while he’s on the go.