Category: Technology

Facilities Management. Business Intelligence and Business Processes. How do you manage?

Managing office buildings, public areas and other corporate facilities generates a lot of data. There can be many business processes to incorporate into the general everyday running of buildings. These processes can sometimes be quite simple, but can also be quite complex incorporating SLA, (service level agreements), governance policies, supply chain management and the use…

Latest updates to SharePoint and One Drive

The 2017 SharePoint Virtual Summit kicked off yesterday Few key points from the keynote presentation. First SharePoint is growing and growing fast. Now with over 100 million Office 365 users. Used by over 250K organisations including 85% of the Fortune 500 firms. On-Line is increasing in importance as over 60% of SharePoints seats are cloud based….

Microsoft Enhances SharePoint

Microsoft Enhances SharePoint Team News for Office 365 Users Microsoft announced a few SharePoint Online user experience improvements that are starting to arrive for Office 365 users. Yet another reason to use SharePoint as your business foundation. Microsoft keeps making it better. Many of the user experience improvements promised by Microsoft at its May 4 launch…

Microsoft Azure enables powerful forecasting at the Met Office

From its base in Exeter, The UK’s Met Office provides global weather insight services using one of the world’s largest supercomputers.  In their ongoing drive to provide greater personalisation to its forecast they are developing more ways in which citizen scientists can contribute data and in order to do this they needed to be able…

Microsoft updates Office Apps and OneDrive with Activity Feed

OneDrive for Business updates Microsoft recently announced several enhancements to OneDrive for commercial customers. Now you can use the latest client to sync SharePoint Online team sites and OneDrive for Business shared folders, providing you with easy access to your shared documents. On the web, we have simplified the sharing experience, helping you better specify…

Microsoft to buy LinkedIn

Microsoft is buying the professional networking website LinkedIn for just over $26bn (ÂŁ18bn) in cash. The software giant will pay $196 a share – a premium of almost 50% to Friday’s closing share price. The deal will help Microsoft boost sales of its business and email software. Microsoft said that LinkedIn would retain its “distinct…

Microsoft will offer Windows 10 for free in July

Windows 10 will be released as a free update on 29 July 2016, Microsoft has announced. It will be the last major release of the 29-year-old operating system before Microsoft switches to a “Windows as a service” system, which entails updates being rolled out when ready. This marks a change in Microsoft’s business model. The…

What everyone should know about Cloud Security

As each year passes, more businesses and individuals are turning toward the Cloud to fulfill their document and information storage needs – but are your files safe? It seems like each month there is a new online scandal in which celebrities or corporations are being hung out to dry based on sensitive information that has…

The Results are in Survey results on the top rated Business Intelligence solutions

The Survey, conducted by Gartner, rated tools by the 42 leading vendors who appear on Gartner’s Magic Quadrant. The vendor list covers all the known industry players from Megavendors like SAP, Oracle, IBM and Microsoft, through Data Discovery vendors like Tableau and Qlik, Magic Quadrant Visionaries like Panorama and Alteryx and 36 others. The survey’s…

European SharePoint Conference 2013 – Copenhagen

  Attendance at the European SharePoint Conference was high in January 2013. The conference featured mostly around the 2013 release of SharePoint although there was plenty of reference to SP 2010. It’s a great few days & a great way to mingle in the SharePoint community & hear about what other companies are doing with…