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

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.

Manage who can create Office 365 Groups

Because it's so easy for users to create Office 365 Groups, you aren't inundated with requests to create them on behalf of other people. Depending on your business, however, you might want to control who has the ability to create groups. Why do this?

This article gives you the steps to turn off the ability to create groups in all Office 365 services that use groups: Outlook, Planner, SharePoint, Yammer, and Microsoft Teams.

Yammer and Office 365 Groups

Yammer now integrates with Office 365 Groups. This means that group experiences in Yammer will get access to Office 365 services, such as SharePoint Online, OneNote and Planner.

Yammer and Office 365 Groups
Yammer has begun to integrate into the Office 365 Groups service for networks that meet the eligibility criteria detailed below.

Plan your permissions strategy

An effective permissions strategy will enhance the manageability and performance of your site, ensure compliance with your organization’s data governance policies, and minimize the cost of maintenance for you and your organization.

Why strategize?
Most websites are created speedily, with the aim of solving a particular problem or getting a specific set of information to people who need it quickly.

View usage data for your SharePoint Online site

As a SharePoint Online site owner, you can view information that shows you how users are interacting with your site. For example, you can see the number of people who have visited the home page, how many new items were added to your site, and a list of files that have received the most views.

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.

SharePoint Online Planning Guide for Office 365 for business

SharePoint Online is a cloud-based service that helps organizations share and collaborate with colleagues, partners, and customers. With SharePoint Online, you can access internal sites, documents, and other information from anywhere—at the office, at home, or from a mobile device.

Personalize team sites in Office 365 and amplify teamwork using MS Teams and Office 365 Groups

At work, people often participate across five or more groups. It becomes important for everyone involved to streamline their efforts and stay on the same page. With SharePoint team sites connected to Office 365 groups, every group gets a team site, and team sites you create from SharePoint home in Office 365 create a connected group.

SharePoint Online limits and quotas

Applies To: SharePoint Online

Last updated: May 2018
This article describes SharePoint Online limits such as number of users, storage space, and file size. Different plans also include different features. For information about that, see SharePoint Online Service Description.