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5 ways to access Documents in SharePoint Online

When users are introduced to SharePoint Online and Office 365, one of the most frequent questions is “What is the best way to access documents in SharePoint site?” That is not surprising since the SharePoint web interface is very different from the file explorer/network drive experience we had for ages. Like with many things in life, there is no right or wrong… keep reading >

Do we need Governance in SharePoint and Office 365?

I had an interesting conversation with a potential client the other day. I mentioned during our introductory call that they need to think about governance before rolling out SharePoint and Office 365 to users. They questioned this and insisted that governance is “not a big deal” and is not a necessary part of Office 365/SharePoint roll-out. There are different schools of thought… keep reading >

How to migrate file shares to SharePoint Online using Microsoft SharePoint Migration Tool

Migrating large volumes of documents from files shares to SharePoint Online has always been somewhat of a matzo ball. Most organizations just had two choices: allow users to drag and drop files manually or purchase a third-party migration tool. The first option worked OK for small/ad-hoc moves of data, but for serious volumes (tens/hundreds of thousands of files and folders), you had… keep reading >

Free Microsoft Teams Training is now available

A few days ago, I announced the grand opening of SharePoint Maven Academy, where you can enroll in various SharePoint/Office 365 courses I put together and made available On-Demand. Today, I would like to make another big announcement – the availability of the Microsoft Teams Training course. But that is not all. Teams Training is absolutely FREE Initially, this was supposed to… keep reading >

Top 5 features of OneDrive for Business

If you use SharePoint and Office 365, you heard about OneDrive. The most frequent question I get from my clients and loyal blog followers (after “Where does my accent come from?”) is: “What is the difference between OneDrive and SharePoint?” Let me answer all these questions for you. First, my accent is from Russia. I emigrated to the US in 1993, when… keep reading >

SharePoint & Office 365 On-Demand Training is now available!

Ever since I founded SharePoint Maven more than 6 years ago, I have offered three main services to assist my clients with SharePoint and Office 365: Hourly Consulting, Live Training, and Configuration. Since then, I’ve worked with and trained hundreds of organizations and thousands of users. While my Live Training is a very popular and cost-effective option, it is geared towards training… keep reading >

Happy 19th Birthday, SharePoint!

Yep, another year has gone by, and our baby is now nineteen years old! SharePoint was born on this date in 2001! Hard to believe. I know what you are thinking. Greg, you are such a geek, celebrating birthdays of nonhumans, get a life! Well, SharePoint is my life! I have been using SharePoint since 2006, and it has been my full-time… keep reading >

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