Service Delivery in the land of SharePoint

Office365 SharePoint Blues

Office365 SharePoint Blues

Ok, so I have been working with several clients who are ‘interested’ in Office 365, particularly from a SharePoint perspective. During demonstrations of the platform with them, and through my own use I’ve come across several issues. So I’ve of course raised tickets with MS support and submitted discussion threads to cover, and the...

What is Office365

What is Office365

This article describes the Office365 offering as a question / answer format. This is particularly useful when explaining exactly what Office365 is, what it entails, the costs and benefits. Note that I offer Office 365 as a Microsoft Partner and am happy to provide demonstrations and even access to a SharePoint site for a limited time. For more information,...

SharePoint Governance

SharePoint Governance

SharePoint governance planning adds legitimacy to a SharePoint implementation. Defined governance rules, roles, and responsibilities in the Plan phase ensure the business is provided with the resources to make the SharePoint implementation a success. A SharePoint governance plan describes the business-critical nature of the SharePoint implementation and provides the evidence for requesting the necessary people and money investments.

Administration in SharePoint Office 365 – What can you do

Administration in SharePoint Office 365 – What can you do

As we move into the land of Office365 and SharePoint in the cloud, time to look at the key areas of Administration available to site collections. It’s very important for existing SharePoint Administrators working in SharePoint 2010 in server land to understand these areas. Working on SharePoint 2010 in the cloud presents not different, but new...

Verifying your Domain Name with Office365 starring NSLOOKUP

Verifying your Domain Name with Office365 starring NSLOOKUP

Had some fun trying to get a domain validated with Office365. Here’s the issue. When going for validation, you will be given instructions on setting a TXT or MX record and will be given a validation code to enter with your provider. If the provider given on the page is not yours you could then take a look at the help screen that gives more details and...