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Office 365 SharePoint Online!

August 25, 2016

So you are investigating Office 365 and have noticed that the option you are looking to buy includes SharePoint online. You are probably wondering if it is the same as SharePoint 2013 on-premises and if so are there any differences? SharePoint online offers a number of benefits and is very close in resemblance to SharePoint […]

SharePoint Kung Fu!

August 23, 2016

No SharePoint Kung Fu is not the latest MMA craze to hit the screens, they are my two passions in life. I’ve being studying Kung Fu now for about 22 years, and SharePoint not quite as long at just 16 years, since the very early days. But there are so many similarities between the two. […]

Try Office 365 for Free!

June 22, 2016

Have you wondered about the hype surrounding Office 365 from Microsoft? Are you unsure how it can deliver results for your business? Not too sure which solution is the correct one for you? Why not try office 365 for free for 30 days Here is a breakdown of the trials available: Office 365 Small Business […]

What is sharepoint?

May 25, 2016

What is SharePoint? When I’m teaching people about SharePoint (whether they’ve just got us in for training or we’re doing the training as part of a large implementation for a client) I start by asking them “What is SharePoint?” OK, so I should know the answer, and I do, but I want to know what […]

Ten Tips to Get the Best from SharePoint

May 4, 2016

Setup a SharePoint “Power User” group – Ensure at the project outset a Power User or Super User group is identified and trained to own data and team sites across your Intranet and Document Portal. This reduces the burden on IT staff and users will automatically speak to Power Users to ask for advice and help. […]

How Much Does SharePoint Cost?

March 19, 2016

People, clients, potential clients, my mum and my friends often ask, “How much does SharePoint cost?” Well, I often ask them to consider in their business, “What is the cost of not doing it?” Perhaps a bold response, but one that often needs to be asked.

Benefits of SharePoint Online

March 18, 2016

A number of clients often ask us why they should consider using SharePoint online as opposed to an on-premises version. There are many benefits to using SharePoint online rather than on-premises, we will run through some of them below. SharePoint online scales to meet your requirements Unlike your on-premises solution, SharePoint online easily scales to meet […]

Leave Planner – Use SharePoint it’s a Great Option

February 26, 2016
leave planner

Leave Planner is one of the many benefits SharePoint 2013 brings to a business. One of these is the ability to create a company-wide Leave Planner ensuring all Staff are able to log and track leave requests. SharePoint Foundation 2013 has built-in workflow to enable this and by creating some simple lists we can create […]

SharePoint or Dropbox?

January 25, 2016

SharePoint or Dropbox?   In comparing document sharing tools it is probably safe to say that Dropbox is currently more well known than its rival SharePoint. This is in part because it is free to use when starting out with the basic 2GB package. Dropbox is also designed to be a highly accessible and easily […]

Setting up SharePoint in 2016? Talk to the Business First

January 6, 2016

Possibly the biggest mistake of all is to assume that “if we build it, they will come”. Many times we have seen this approach often taken by IT departments when someone has decided to install SharePoint simply because they have seen it mentioned somewhere, or have been under pressure to “just do something” or even […]