OneDrive Brings New Sharing and Collaboration Features to Mac, iOS and Android

OneDrive Brings New Sharing and Collaboration Features to Mac, iOS and Android

We get asked by users all the time, “Why should my company use cloud storage?” We always respond by saying that “cloud storage is great but, you need more than just storage and that’s where OneDrive comes in. OneDrive is all about enabling people to easily share and work together from anywhere, on any device, securely”.

 

Over the past year, Microsoft have worked hard to bring new sharing features to OneDrive and SharePoint, including real-time collaboration for Office for Mac as well as to iOS and Android.

News of April for Office 365

News of April for Office 365

In the next few minutes we’ll be giving you a quick rundown of the latest Office 365 updates, with the goal of helping you get the most out of the service.

 

Yammer helps organizations drive open conversations. It enables you to collaborate, share updates, and crowdsource answers from your coworkers around the globe.

OneDrive Files on Demand

OneDrive Files on Demand

We’ll admit, at Cloud-It, we are heavy user of OneDrive. We were a tough pill to swallow when Windows 10 launched and removed the support for OneDrive placeholders that arrived with Windows 8.1. Placeholders allowed you to see your entire OneDrive collection, even if it wasn’t downloaded to your PC, and then if you needed a file, you could double click it to download and open.

8 ways to successfully lead your mobile workforce

8 ways to successfully lead your mobile workforce

For many of us, the rise of the remote workforce comes as no surprise. For years now, office workers have been abandoning their desks in favor of settings that are farther afield and allow them to work in a more comfortable, and often more productive, environment.

Reinvent business process in SharePoint and OneDrive

Reinvent business process in SharePoint and OneDrive

Work with the largest lists and libraries with predictive indexing and queries
SharePoint lists have long been used for planning, tracking, collaboration and data management.  They’re used to track everything from t-shirts and lunch orders to NASCAR race standings and public health programs.

Introducing the SharePoint Migration Tool from Microsoft

Introducing the SharePoint Migration Tool from Microsoft

Taking advantage of cloud services doesn’t have to be difficult or a long-phased migration project.  At Microsoft Ignite we announced a new free, simple, and fast migration solution to help you migrate content from on-premises SharePoint sites and file shares to SharePoint or OneDrive in Office 365.Based on the learning and experience from Microsoft FastTrack, using the SharePoint Migration Tool from Microsoft with a few simple clicks you can begin to bring your information to the cloud and take advantage of the latest collaboration, intelligence, and security solutions with Office 365.

 

Whether you’re looking to migrate from file shares on-premises to SharePoint or OneDrive or from on-premises versions of SharePoint, the SharePoint Migration Tool is designed to support the smallest of migrations to large scale migrations with support for bulk scenarios.

Digitize your work place one photo at a time with intelligent search in OneDrive

Digitize your work place one photo at a time with intelligent search in OneDrive

A picture is worth a thousand words, and now your images uploaded to OneDrive can be just that with our new intelligent detection and search functionality.Taking notes is much harder than snapping a photo with your phone. It's a great way to document a meeting or site visit; the whiteboard image tells the story of shared construction and development.

What Happens to My Data in Office 365?

What Happens to My Data in Office 365?

With Microsoft, you are the owner of your customer data. We use your customer data only to provide the services we have agreed upon, and for purposes that are compatible with providing those services. We do not share your data with our advertiser-supported services, nor do we mine it for marketing or advertising.

New OneDrive and SharePoint sharing experience

New OneDrive and SharePoint sharing experience

We’ve improved the sharing UI on the OneDrive for Business and SharePoint Online websites and sync clients to provide easier collaboration and better security. We have made some changes which improve usability.

Share command

The Share command now sends shareable links by default rather than granting permissions to specific people like the old Invite people tab.