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SharePoint 2013 newsfeeds

In the first post about SharePoint 2013 I mentioned that there’s a whole lot of social stuff going down. So far I’ve discussed sharing (and following) and tasks, but now it’s time to look at newsfeeds.

If you’re a Facebook …


Tasks for teams in SharePoint 2013

Earlier in what is rapidly becoming ‘SharePoint September’ I discussed some of the new task management capabilities in SharePoint 2013. That awfully nice chap Alan Lepofsky then asked whether SharePoint 2013’s task management was focused on individual users rather …


Managing your tasks with SharePoint 2013

SharePoint sites can contain a lot of ‘stuff’ – document libraries, workflow, discussions, business intelligence and dashboards, composite applications… and tasks. People set up SharePoint sites to co-ordinate teams and to manage projects, so tasks can play an important part …


SharePoint 2013 – SkyDrive Pro and sharing

SharePoint 2013 introduces a new model for personal file sharing, namely SkyDrive Pro. Users of SharePoint 2010 will probably be familiar with the document management capabilities of their own MySite, and SkyDrive Pro is an evolution of this. However, there …

Microsoft SharePoint 2013

Please note that this post refers to a preview edition of SharePoint 2013 – features and functionality may change before the product ships.

Over the next few weeks I’ll be covering some of the new capabilities in Microsoft SharePoint 2013. …


Visio 2010 – Microsoft’s best-kept secret?

While I was having lunch with Eileen and Tim from GSX today (nice to see you both, and Tim, congratulations on the new job) the conversation turned to Visio 2010. There was no surprise about the popularity of the product, …