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Book: Works Well With Others

Works Well with Others: Shaking Hands, Shutting Up, and Other Crucial Skills in Business That No One Ever Teaches You This was another used book store find… A quick read, packed with tidbits on work politics, getting ahead and staying out of trouble. The book wasn’t based around a single “thing” you have to do […]

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Ask Stupid Questions…Please!

The local Microsoft Technology Center has a mantra of “No guessing”…and I love it. All engagements start out with a level-set that in order for the effort to be successful, all assumptions must be validated and no concerns left unaddressed. I have really enjoyed this collaborative ‘mandate’. There is a level of efficiency AND effectiveness that […]

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30 Days with Office Online

Here’s a account of a 30 day experiment I did using only Office Online.  For clarification, I will refer to the Office installed locally as (desktop) and Office products in the browser from Office 365 as (online). Rules of the Experiment Parameters of the experiment were pretty simple: unless jeopardizing my job or customer, I was […]

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30 Days with Office 365 – Week 2 – Chromebook

For week 2, I’m working off of a Samsung Chromebook.   Let’s Get Right To It Lync is a core tool for daily communication and collaboration. My experimentation last week had a caveat with Lync; however, this week (on Chromebook) there’s no hiding behind the fact that Lync (desktop) app is critical to get work […]

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30 Days with Office 365 – Day 1

I’m kicking off 30 Days with Office 365 experiment with a Day 1 post on my Outlook experience today.  Being one of the more critical tools of my work day, I thought I’d start here and see how it goes.  I definitely wasn’t new to OWA (Outlook Web Access), and felt fairly confident I would be ok for awhile […]

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30 Days with Office 365

I’m kicking off an experiment where I’ll use only browser-based applications via O365 for 30 days.  You can follow the story on Twitter with #30daysO365  or  on Storify:  http://storify.com/erickraus/30-days-with-office-365. There is also an embedded feed for Storify on the lower right of the front page of the blog.

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SharePoint Conference 2014 – Enterprise Social Sessions

I’m completely plagiarizing this from Christophe Fiessinger…stealing from an internal Yammer post. Here is a list of Enterprise Social sessions from the recent SharePoint Conference.  See other posts on content from SPC2014:  Day 1  |  Day 2  |  Day 3  |  All Session Recordings (Channel 9) Product  SPC246   Knowledge Management with SharePoint and Yammer  – Jan […]

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SharePoint Conference 2014 – Day 3

Day 1  |  Day 2  |  Day 3  |  Enterprise Social Sessions (recorded)  |  All Session Recordings (Channel 9)   Cloud Productivity Menchie’s productivity case study Outdated and Unreliable IT Tools Unified Cloud-Based Productivity Tools Mobile Productivity Reduced Costs Streamlined IT Administration A Platform for Growth   Yammer Success Center – for training, case studies, […]

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SharePoint Conference 2014 – Day 2

Day 1  |  Day 2  |  Day 3  |  Enterprise Social Sessions (recorded)  |  All Session Recordings (Channel 9) More great news out of SharePoint Conference today.  Here are a few highlights. OneDrive for Business OneDrive for Business Standalone Subscription 25GB of Storage (option to purchase more) Offline Sync Multi-platform Enterprise-Ready Administration Promotional pricing: $2.50 […]

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SharePoint Conference 2014 – Day 1

Day 1  |  Day 2  |  Day 3  |  Enterprise Social Sessions (recorded)  |  All Session Recordings (Channel 9) Attempting to summarize all of the great content being distributed at SharePoint Conference 2014 (#SPC14) would be nearly impossible.  However, here’s a list of the top links being shared across my Yammer/Twitter feeds.   Office / […]

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