Let’s be honest, SharePoint gained its popularity because of its extreme functionality and business capabilities. And it has never been known as a user-friendly environment. In fact, most criticism it receives comes from end-users who constantly struggle with it. But it doesn’t have to be this way. In reality, SharePoint allows a great deal of customization that people are just unaware of.
This will not be the first time when we bring up this point, but: migrating SharePoint to Office 365 on a corporate level is no easy task. We’ve already covered the topic of successful SharePoint migration providing you with a 5 steps roadmap on how to plan and execute the entire process. We strongly recommend reading through the article in case this particular subject is somewhat new to you.
In this article we place SharePoint 2013 and Online side by side for comparison. We will take a look at the most important differences between the two and weight all the pros and cons, so that you can make an informed decision for your business.
Developing a technology solution for the healthcare industry is no easy task due to the high expectations in terms of security and functionality. And although different countries have different government regulations when it comes to privacy policies and medical identities, the underlying issues stay the same. Doctor-patient confidentiality must be maintained, while at the same time productivity of medical institutions must benefit from new technologies.
Office 365 is a cloud-based service from Microsoft aimed at replacing old on-premise solutions with SaaS (software as a service) policy. The newest platform turned out to be one of the fastest-selling products for the company as the new solution is applicable to small and medium sized businesses and large companies alike. Among the key features of Office 365, a few are especially worth mentioning, like scalability, flexibility and administration simplicity. Today we will focus on the last one to see how you can utilize the Office 365 Admin application.
Any organization needs a document management system. As the company grows, so does the amount of information within it. The only problem is that the number of documents grows exponentially and very soon you can find yourself overflown by reports, Excel spreadsheets, PowerPoint presentations and other. At this point, your business needs a good system to keep order and to maintain all the libraries. There is a good chance that your organization already utilizes SharePoint as it is a great business management solution with rich functionality. If that is the case, then you might also use SharePoint as a document control system.
Most of the internet operates on Exchange Servers. This system has proven itself as a reliable and multifunctional solution for small and large businesses alike. However, with the rise of cloud computing, the balance slowly but steadily started to shift. More and more organizations recognize the benefits of Office 365 and this newest Microsoft solution is one of the fastest selling products in the company’s history.
Last week we have started a discussion on the topic of configuration mistakes in SharePoint and what the correct course of actions to avoid making such mistakes is. If you haven’t read the previous article, then please follow the link here. Just to remind you, the reason for such topic is simple: SharePoint is a very complex and multifunctional system that can improve overall workflow at any company. But at the same time, its complexity is a double-edged sword, and it is not uncommon when organizations face troubles with SharePoint. Immediately they are starting with trying to fix the issue, not realizing that the bad seed was planted at the very beginning.
SharePoint is a useful and extremely functional platform for businesses. Its features and capabilities enable many organizations to deliver better results and improve overall workflow. At the same time, due to its complexity SharePoint can be confusing for users if used poorly. In our experience, many businesses set up this Microsoft platform and make errors on the very first step. As experts in that field we’ve decided to come up with a list of top 10 SharePoint configuration mistakes.
With the launch of Office 365 many people started to wonder whether the new Microsoft product is here to replace Exchange. Despite the fact that Office 365 is the most fast-selling product for the company in years and more organizations are switching to the cloud-based solution, Exchange remains the most common platform in the world. In fact about 85% of all websites operate on this technology in one way or another. Even if Office 365 is here to take the ancestor’s place, it’s going to take a while.