Sync Multiple SkyDrive Pro Libraries

Right after my last blog post talking about increased SkyDrive Pro storage, I had Colin ask me whether or not it was possible to create a shortcut on your computer for your Office 365 SkyDrive Pro? We both already had Skydrive Pro installed and syncing with SharePoint 2013 on premise... Well, I'm happy to say … Continue reading Sync Multiple SkyDrive Pro Libraries

British Airways takes to the cloud with Office 365

Saw this post today... Wow! http://www.zdnet.com/british-airways-takes-to-the-cloud-with-microsoft-office-365-7000019108/ "Office 365 will allow employees to collaborate and achieve their work tasks regardless of the platform, product or device," IAG chief information officer Nigel Underwood said in a statement. He added that creating a common IT platform for airlines across the group "will be more efficient and reduce our costs". IAG … Continue reading British Airways takes to the cloud with Office 365

The one where I break Word

I was editing a template today and trying to get some Quick Parts in Word 2013 to automatically update and populate data from the document properties - this ensures that certain fields would automatically be filled in when creating a new document based on this template, which works really well for fields that need to … Continue reading The one where I break Word

Set SkyDrive Pro storage limits

A new feature that's recently popped up in the SharePoint admin center allows you to manage storage limits for individual user's Personal Site, now called SkyDrive Pro. SkyDrive Pro is an awesome utility that gives you greater storage and sharing capabilities, while allowing you to sync a SharePoint library on your computer. Like it's free … Continue reading Set SkyDrive Pro storage limits

Turn on External sharing in Office 365

External Sharing must be enabled or configured in two places before people can start sharing sites, documents, lists or libraries. The first place is under settings in the SharePoint admin center: Under External sharing, choose the level of access you'd like to enable, and whether or not you want to have anonymous access: Now select … Continue reading Turn on External sharing in Office 365

Share a document library with external users

External user sharing Office 365 allows you to share your content with external users either at the site level, or the folder/document level, and this process is documented nicely here. Where things get tricky is if you need to share a document library or a list with external users, but not give them access to … Continue reading Share a document library with external users

Office 365 Password Reset (self-service options)

Option 1: "I know my password, but want to change it" The 2010 version (wave 14) of Office 365 didn't have a self service option for end users to change their passwords, and required them to send an email to their administrators if they wanted to make a change. Thankfully, the 2013 update of Office … Continue reading Office 365 Password Reset (self-service options)