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The new SharePoint Admin Center Experience : My Wishlist

I was invited to one of the biggest financial institute and had the opportunity to showcase the new Admin Center Experience in Office 365 – to different audiences such as partners, IT officers and technology executives. I don’t know if those makes sense for y’all; but here is some feedback from the field and also my wishlist for the next versions of the Admin Center Experience. On the homepage, being able to adapt/change the 2 reports with data from “SharePoint

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I’m speaking at the European Collaboration Summit and why you should join me!

You have numerous SharePoint and Office 365 conferences around the whole globe, from meetups to SharePoint Saturdays to paid national and international events. I submitted sessions for the previous SharePoint Adriatic’s but couldn’t make it. But this time “de kogel is door het kerk” (Flemish saying J): I’m proud, humbled and excited to announce you that I’ll be speaking at the European Collaboration Summit. If I must resume ECS to people whom never heard about the conference, that would be:

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A Beginner’s Guide to Planning a SharePoint Migration

Article by Gokan Ozcifci – requested by Metalogix.com – thoughts are my own. With the new era of mobile first-cloud first, many organizations are looking for alternative solutions to replace their legacy environments and platforms. In fact, there are many ways to migrate from an on-premises environments to Office 365 or Azure. This blog post will highlight how beginners can approach their SharePoint migration and lay out a few tried and tested action plans to help you get started on your big move. It’ll

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Winter.. Eu no, #SPSParis 2018 is coming.

— Attention: Since I am the organizer, this post might be a bit bias about the event 🙂 Winter #SPSParis 2018 is coming. — And voilà, another – hopefully – successful SharePoint Saturday Paris has come to an end. It isn’t easy to organize and bring word class speakers from all around the world. Think for a minute that your line-up has Mark Kashman, Spencer Harbar, Dux Raymond Sy, Jasper Oosterveld or Paolo Pialorsi, all famous speakers… Oh wait, weren’t they

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SharePoint Saturday Istanbul 2017

Çocukluk rüyası mıydı? Hayır! Senelerdir istediğim bir etkinlik miydi? Üstüne bastın ayağını çek diye haykırırdım herhalde. Evet, biraz sokak jargonu ile yazdım belki ama sevincimi sizinle paylaşmak ve size bunu en özel şekilde anlatmak, anca böyle bir giriş ile mümkün olabilirdi. Hasan Köroğlu tarafından (Office Server ve Services MVP) İstanbul’a davet edilerek kısa ama öz bir konuşma ile hayalimi gerçekleştirebildim diyebilirim. SharePoint Saturday İstanbul 2017’de – memleketimde, aslen Afyonkarahisarlı olsam da – Microsoft Ignite 2017’den gelen yenilikleri sunabildim. Meğer ne

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SharePoint Saturday Dubai Community Interviews

What to say about Dubai… Dubai, the largest and most populous city in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and located on the southeast coast of the Persian Gulf. Capital of the Emirate of Dubai, one of the seven emirates that make up the country. The city of Dubai is located on the emirate’s northern coastline and heads the Dubai-Sharjah-Ajman metropolitan area and will host World Expo 2020. Incredible, amazing or gorgeous are the words that came into my mind whenever

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L’importance de Collage dans votre transformation digitale

La technologie d’aujourd’hui change à une vitesse phénoménale . Le changement est inévitable et quand on regarde les services que le cloud nous offre, le constat est évident : nous ne sommes pas vraiment aidés. Même si le cloud de Microsoft – Office 365 – nous propose des stacks extrêmement riches et complets, nous n’avons pas toujours la possibilité de choisir l’outil que l’on souhaite. L’intégration d’office365 dans nos Datacenter est inévitable et si les données que nous avons dans le

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Automate the creation of your Webapp with VI and Azure Cloud Shell.

During Build, Microsoft announced the long awaited public preview of Azure Cloud Shell. Azure Cloud Shell improves productivity by enabling automatic and secure access to a preconfigured workstation built for Azure, on Azure. As part of today, you can login into your management portal and hit on this logo. You need to create an Azure File Share as Cloud Shell machines are temporary. The Azure file share needs to be mounted to persist your $Home directory. On your first launch

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[Update] : The Ultimate SharePoint Performance Guide!

I’m glad to announce you that with Vlad Catrinescu, we released our long awaited ebook on SharePoint Performance optimizations. You can pre-order it now at amazon with the following link: pre-order this amazing ebook for less than 10$ Hello Everyone, after analyzing multiple publishing platforms, we have found out that Amazon Kindle has a lot of downsides when creating an eBook that is both beautiful, and updated often to reflect the nature of technology today. The Ultimate SharePoint Performance Guide! Is

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Monitor the availability of any web site with Azure Application Insights Availability Tests

The term “Availability” is for some organizations crucial as they can’t afford any downtime. Your SharePoint pages should be up as you don’t want to lose credibility in front of your customers especially if you are selling services/products through SharePoint. As being the IT department, if you don’t propose some decent monitoring tools, the business users will bypass you –and your department by implementing their own freeware/open source tool to check the availability of their website. Many times, they are

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