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Posts Tagged "Migration"

All the ways to migrate the files to SharePoint Online

So you created your sites and document libraries in SharePoint, set up proper security and navigation, trained your staff, and now it is time to do the heavy lifting – migrate the files to SharePoint Online! What are the options when it comes to migrating documents to SharePoint? In this post, I would like to summarize all the available options. For each,… keep reading >

How to choose the Best SharePoint Consulting company for your next project

It is hard to believe, but I have spent the last 15 years of my career with SharePoint. The first half of that journey was with me being a user (consumer) of the application and the other half (from 2013 onward) – as a SharePoint consultant. Back when I worked in the corporate world, most firms I worked for preferred to outsource… keep reading >

How to migrate files from cloud storage to SharePoint using the Mover Migration Tool

If you currently have your file shares located in the cloud (i.e., Dropbox, Box, Google Drive, etc.) and need to migrate to SharePoint Online/Office 365, then your job is much easier now, thanks to the Mover Migration tool. In this article, I would like to walk you through the process and explain how you can migrate files from Dropbox, Box, or Google… 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 >

Best way to implement SharePoint in a large organization

As a SharePoint consultant, I mostly focus on small and medium-sized organizations. However, over the last year, I had a chance to consult for and help implement SharePoint in some really large organizations: a large medical device manufacturer, a university and an engineering company. So with this post, I would like to share my observations as well as share some tips and… keep reading >

Think in terms of Sites instead of Folders when migrating to SharePoint

The most common question I get from prospective clients and blog followers migrating from file shares to SharePoint is whether or not they should be creating SharePoint sites for their department/projects/client folders or maintain them all in folders in a single document library, just like on the network drive. With this post, I would like to provide an answer to this question… keep reading >