Office 365 Planner is here … and it’s awesome!

If you follow any of Microsoft’s Office 365 blogs, Yammer groups or Twitter accounts you’ll know that their cloud based project management and planning tool, Office 365 Planner, has launched this week to tenants on the appropriate plans (Office 365 Enterprise E1, E3, E4, E5, Office 365 Education, Office 365 Education E3 and E4, Office Read more about Office 365 Planner is here … and it’s awesome![…]

Could FindTime be the answer to your meeting scheduling woes?

If you’ve worked with people from other companies you’ll be familiar with the pain of trying to schedule meetings blind.   When it’s just you and one other the email exchanges are relatively brief but once it goes above three or four then the group email message “What time/date works for you?” goes into meltdown with Read more about Could FindTime be the answer to your meeting scheduling woes?[…]

I miss Office 365 – life after connected working

Recently I changed employer and moved from a company with Office 365 to a company that doesn’t.   I didn’t really appreciate the impact of losing Office 365 on the way I work and interact with colleagues.   It takes some time to move your work style to take advantage of the super-collaborative, always on, high-availability approach Read more about I miss Office 365 – life after connected working[…]

Putting the work into Enterprise Social Network

Enterprise Social Networking is an interesting concept and has the power to change an organisation significantly.  One of the best known is Yammer, started in 2008 as a freemium service and later purchased by Microsoft $1.2bn.   Subsequently this has been integrated into the Office 365 service so is sitting there ready as a challenge for the Read more about Putting the work into Enterprise Social Network[…]

The iPhone office for Microsoft Office users

I read an excellent blog post by Stephen Waddington today “The iPhone office: 25+ apps for working in public relations on the move“.  Whilst it was an excellent list, with lots of crossover between his most useful apps and my own, there were some noticeable apps missing that are in my workflow. I’d recommend checking Read more about The iPhone office for Microsoft Office users[…]

OneNote gets handwriting on iPad … Finally!

Finally it’s here! Microsoft has finally added handwriting to OneNote on iPad. After keeping it for Windows only devices, it was released on Android and now it has made its way to iOS. Obviously as it’s iPad you have to use a capacitive touch stylus or you can use your finger to write. It was Read more about OneNote gets handwriting on iPad … Finally![…]

Why aren’t your files in OneDrive?

*Moving to “The Cloud” is difficult.  It shouldn’t be but it is for many people.  Many people are unwilling or unable to move their files because of a lack or understanding of how cloud storage works. Part of the reason is that users can’t see it and therefore have a perception that they have no control Read more about Why aren’t your files in OneDrive?[…]