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October 21, 2020

Fixed! It looks like Microsoft, at some point this year, fixed a bunch of stuff with DocumentIDs.

For the first time ever Microsoft provides a consistent cornerstone of Document Mmgt.


Document identifiers now persist with the document across Office 365.

Search wor...

September 26, 2019

Intranets as a concept have been around over 25 years, and content management solutions allowing business-users to deliver them nearly as long. So what do we do when the recurring intranet project crops up... again.


Intranet history is one of relevance and user...

June 30, 2019

Recently seen issues with people trying to manage tenant-wide (global) retention policies on Office 365.

While the Security and Compliance Center has been around a while now, and the core labels, policy and audit from Exchange team is robust, there's a lot which is just...

November 30, 2018

Adopting Office 365? Which bits can you safely use, and not end up in a dead-end? Read-on...

July 11, 2018

Archiving with SharePoint Online

We get bombarded with questions on how to derive value from investing SharePoint Online and Office 365, and often businesses throw-out the easy-option of document management and being able to support the business-lifecycle.

Actually, what...

June 13, 2018

Summary: Use a tool, over developing scripts, for moving documents and content to SharePoint Online. Overall it's quicker, cheaper, with lower-risk and higher-chance of success. 

Its common-sense isn't it...

We have been involved in a lot of moves, migrations and upgrade...

May 18, 2018

As an ex-MS I get frustrated when they do dumb-things, and with O365 releases this is more frequent than I'd like, but I just read this message centre notification about removing the ability to control versioning on libraries is infuriating and flagrantly idiotic move....

December 1, 2016

Over the past couple of years working on building operationally robust IT teams with customers, to support SharePoint solutions, we often hear how IT want to ensure consistency, robustness and standardisation when rolling-out. The phase that is bandied around to repres...

August 30, 2016

Silver bullets and Unicorns

Well it's doing the rounds so it must be a "Cool" thing to do - we can build a new intranet and make it 'Social'. Lets fill it full of video and image-based content and let everyone bring their own useful stuff.

Firstly trying to get to the bo...

July 13, 2016

Discussion paper released

I am pleased to announce the general release discussing adopting Microsoft Office 365 cloud services for business use, within the New Zealand public sector.

The discussion-paper undertaken on behalf of Microsoft New Zealand Ltd, is focused...

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