Looking Back at Microsoft Ignite & Forward at SharePoint 2016

Post by: Scott Money

Microsoft wasn’t kidding when it said Ignite would be its largest and most comprehensive tech event. With more than 20,000 attendees, Ignite was the place to be for Microsoft (and SharePoint) experts last week. DocPoint had a great time at the conference and made connections, new and old, with SharePoint industry experts, peers and partners…. Read more »

SharePoint 2016: A Sneak Peak

Post by: Scott Money

It seems like only yesterday that the ECM world was all a-buzz about the launch of SharePoint 2013. Well, here comes SharePoint 2016. Microsoft has begun leaking insights on what SharePoint 2016 and what the latest edition of the platform will entail. In a recent podcast, Microsoft’s SharePoint senior project manager, Bill Baer, confirmed that… Read more »

The Government Goes to the Cloud with Microsoft Azure

Post by: Scott Money

In order to become a major cloud player in today’s market, it is more important than ever to ensure that data is secure. This is especially true if you are servicing the government sector. Recently, Microsoft – one of the select vendors authorized to provide cloud services to the federal government – announced that its… Read more »

Microsoft Ignite

Post by: Scott Money

2015 not only marks a brand new year, but also a new era for Microsoft’s biennial SharePoint Conference. And, there’s good news and bad news. The bad news: Microsoft will no longer host this highly successful SharePoint event. The good news: Instead of hosting several platform-targeted conferences throughout the year, Microsoft will hold one large,… Read more »

Taking a Bite out of SharePoint Training with TekDog

Post by: Mike Ratigan

By Mike Ratigan, Vice President, Sales Training is an integral part of any SharePoint deployment in driving user adoption and maximizing ROI. However, in a recent study, the Association for Information and Image Management (AIIM) found that only 28% of respondents took external SharePoint training and only 17% used specialist ECM consultants – so, it… Read more »

Training Courses for SharePoint 2013

Post by: Martin Hardy

Looking for SharePoint 2013 online training courses? You’re in luck! I found some really useful training resources from Microsoft: http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/sharepoint-help/training-courses-for-sharepoint-2013-HA104030990.aspx This collection of PowerPoints, videos and quick reference cards covers topics such as: Beginner Create and manage a blog to share information Create and set up a list Customize your public website Follow content Introduction to document… Read more »

SharePoint Conference 2014 Best of Breed

Post by: Mike Ratigan

Last week’s SharePoint Conference (SPC14) in Las Vegas provided a glimpse of how Microsoft SharePoint has matured from a simple (and free) collaboration platform to a full-blown ECM solution for government and commercial customers worldwide. Although SPC14 featured fewer vendors than previous years due to consolidation, rollups and acquisitions, it gave the remaining solution providers… Read more »

News from the SharePoint Conference 2014

Post by: Martin Hardy

Microsoft announced a number of important SharePoint and Office 365 improvements during the kickoff of the SharePoint 2014 Conference in Las Vegas on Monday, March 3, and DocPoint was on hand as one of the first to hear the news. These announcements included the first service pack for SharePoint 2013, OneDrive for Business, new Office 365 developer tools… Read more »

InfoPath is Dead, Long Live the Form!

Post by: Martin Hardy

As we reported back in August 2013, there will be no further versions of the InfoPath desktop client or InfoPath Forms Services. Microsoft has been providing hints since early last year, and on Jan. 31, Microsoft made it official: http://blogs.office.com/2014/01/31/update-on-infopath-and-sharepoint-forms/ Microsoft gives little detail about the planned replacement for InfoPath – promising more information to come and simply… Read more »

SharePoint Conference 2014 – DocPoint Solutions will be there!

Post by: Martin Hardy

Just a quick post to say that we are now all booked up to go to the SharePoint Conference 2014 (3-6 March) in Las Vegas. This is the fifth year that DocPoint Solutions will be attending, what has become the premier SharePoint event of the year! Why This Conference? If you can go to only… Read more »

Is SharePoint 2013 Ready for the Internet?

Post by: Martin Hardy

With more than 150 million licensed users, SharePoint has become Microsoft’s most successful server platform ever. We see customers using SharePoint for their intranet, as their main company portal, for collaboration and for document management. Advanced organizations are using SharePoint workflow or Nintex workflows to optimize business process and the FAST search functionality as their… Read more »