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How to achieve paperless office with SharePoint and Office 365

I have had few clients lately inquire with me about the tools and techniques to achieve a truly paperless office in their organizations. SharePoint and Office 365 provide a myriad of features that will allow making this happen. So with this post, I would like to highlight a few tips for achieving a paperless office with SharePoint and Office 365. By the… keep reading >

How to prevent users from accessing old versions of a document

I had an interesting request from one of my clients the other day. They are using SharePoint Online to store various policies/SOPs and specifications for their engineering practice. As part of their industry regulation, they need to make sure that users cannot accidentally access the previous versions of the document. Out of the box, Version History allows to easily access older versions if need be. They needed it turned… keep reading >

Do you really need to check out a document in SharePoint?

In an earlier post, I explained the concept of Co-authoring in SharePoint. Co-authoring allows multiple users to work on the same document simultaneously. The concept of check-in/check-out is a total opposite of co-authoring. In this article, I would like to explain what it is all about and whether you need it at all. Co-authoring is all about collaboration between multiple users. Check-in/Check-out,… keep reading >

Co-authoring documents in SharePoint

One of the great capabilities of SharePoint is the ability for multiple users to work on the same document at the same time (also know as co-authoring). This functionality enhances collaboration, improves user experience and adoption of SharePoint. What is Co-Authoring? Co-Authoring in SharePoint is a formal name for multiple (2 or more) users collaborating together on the same file/document at the… keep reading >

5 ways users can benefit from Versioning in SharePoint

In my opinion, versioning in SharePoint is one of its strongest features. It allows for tracking the activity of any item (document, event, task, etc.) and following the audit trail. In this post, I would like to highlight the most important features of versioning and how it can assist you, the end user, with your daily routine. Let’s first look at what… keep reading >

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