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Office 365 Video rolls out to First Release

November 18, 2014

I saw a preview of this a few weeks ago and it was pretty exciting.  FREE/MORE/KICKASS value added to Office 365 customers as part of the future of NextGen Portals. Mark Kashman says it best here: http://blogs.office.com/2014/11/18/introducing-office-365-video But if you are looking for lots of references, check ‘em out: Main hero “Introducing Office 365 Video” video: Read More

Free Disk Space in OneDrive and PC

SpaceMonger – Great tool for freeing up disk space

November 13, 2014

Today I discovered SpaceMonger.  After giving it a go, I was impressed enough that I felt I needed to share a few key things about it. What You’ve probably seen tools out there already that show you how much free disk space you have on your PC. Home grown scripts, batch files, and various other Read More

An clean inbox is a stress free inbox

Yay, Clutter is here…

November 11, 2014

Ok, never thought I’d say that.  Clutter (perhaps there was a better word for it, I personally always had a “Noise” folder with rules assigned in my Outlook for stuff that didn’t matter and occassionally got housecleaned –  but not to say “Noise” was any better) is here, for Office 365/Exchange Online, Outlook Web Access Read More

SharePoint Online – Say Buh-Bye to Tags and Notes

November 10, 2014

Edit/Update – November 19, 2014 Microsoft posted an update today with an even more clearly stated “die” date.  So heads up that you need to grab your already deprecated tags and notes data by December 31, 2014 folks… Original Post Office 365 is Agile. Telemetry (Microsoft’s fancy word for we are watching what features you Read More

First Release Cycle

How to turn on First Release in Office 365

November 9, 2014

This is the second video in a series I’ve started putting together –  short videos for common tasks, tips, tricks and questions I get.  I’ve always been an advocate of the concept that a picture is worth a 1000 words (thus my undying love for SnagIt). But lately I’ve been thinking, “screw 1000 words, a video must Read More

Yammer = Working out Loud

How to move an existing email conversation to Yammer

November 8, 2014

I’ve started putting together some short videos for common tasks, tips, tricks and questions I get.  I’ve always been an advocate of the concept that a picture is worth a 1000 words (thus my undying love for SnagIt). But lately I’ve been thinking, “screw 1000 words, a video must be worth 10,000 words right?”  So, Read More

Beware the Costanza Wallet

Bye Bye Wallet, Hello Wallet Phone Case

October 27, 2014

I’ve been on a quest for some time now to reduce all the clutter in my life.  And I’ve just about got it all tricked out.  OneNote and SharePoint up until this point is the central theme in just about anything and everything that has led to my organized happiness, both business and personal. This Read More

itgroove welcomes our fifth Microsoft MVP!

October 3, 2014

Victoria, BC – The Team at itgroove is thrilled to announce that Kelly Marshall has been awarded Microsoft OneNote MVP! Kelly is now a member of a very select group as she is one of ten OneNote MVP’s in the world. Kelly joins itgroove’s other Microsoft MVP’s – Sean Walbridge, Colin Philips and Keith Tuomi, Read More

Killing them softly with OneNote…

September 29, 2014

OneNote rocks my world.  And I rock my wife’s world. Well, er, more to the point, I’m trying to rock Wendy’s world.  Wendy hates technology.  But she’s coming along.  I’ve already got her in OneNote planning our trip to Ontario and she even sends me the odd link to a page that she is working Read More

SharePoint Search – No Results after really long crawls–currently blaming and shaming SP1 and CRL checks

September 11, 2014

What I had a customer this week that had: SharePoint 2013 Enterprise Windows Server 2012 SQL Server 2012 Prior to applying Service Pack 1, Search was working without a hitch for the most part.  However, shortly after applying service pack 1 (SP1), the customer started reporting that SharePoint Crawls, whether they were full with incremental, Read More

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