Thursday, March 31, 2016

Reporting portal in Office 365 Admin Center

Office 365 provides a very rich product suite. Especially for organizations which will help & ease their day-to-day tasks. But what’s missing? The reporting, insights on how the services are used, specially the detailed reports on individual user activities. Few days back, Office 365 team released the new reporting portal for Office 365. This is a part of the new admin center.


New portal and the reports allow the drill down facility; Service level, file level, user level etc. Within the new admin center > Reports > Usage is where you get access to all the currently  released reports. Rollout will start from US, Australia and Canada.

Check below for a few sample reports.




Tuesday, March 15, 2016

SharePoint 2016 RTM

Another great day for SharePoint lovers, a day to celebrate. SharePoint Server 2016 is Released to manufacturing (RTM). As a SharePoint user since year 2006, I’m very clear where Microsoft is heading with their billion dollar product. SharePoint 2016 is built for Cloud and full of rich Hybrid features. There were few releases prior to the RTM. There are a lot of new features for the IT Pros, Admins and the new set of API brings a tremendous opportunities for the developers as well.

Use the reviewer's guide to learn more about SharePoint Server 2016. Also you can download the RTM. With SharePoint 2016 comes Project Server 2016. From now on, Project Server is a part of SharePoint Server.

The Future of SharePoint
You can join the live online event on 4th of May to learn the vision of the product and the roadmap. “See Jeff Teper, CVP for OneDrive and SharePoint, outline our vision and future plans for SharePoint and OneDrive for Business—both on-premises and in the cloud with Office 365. Following the keynote will be a number of sessions detailing the new innovations along with sneak peek demos of what’s coming. Whether you are an executive, IT pro, developer or SharePoint user, we have a lot to share and hope you’ll be part of this historic moment and register today.”