Office 365 and how to address 5 common business scenarios

Office 365 and how Silversands is addressing 5 common business scenarios Office 365 offers a fully integrated array of tools, applications and capabilities providing organisations with flexible, intuitive, powerful, modern ways of working across a vast range of different business scenarios. At Silversands we help our customers to view their adoption and use of Office …

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Hub sites improving the SharePoint Online experience

SharePoint Online hub sites We are seeing many enhancements for SharePoint Online coming through. The release of modern Communication sites feature certainly opened up new ideas for how we can use SharePoint Online and it’s worth reading my previous blog about Communication sites. But right now if there’s one new feature I’m keen to use, it is hub …

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Data retention policies come to Microsoft Teams

Data retention policies in Microsoft Office 365 are now available for Teams locations Managing data is important in scenarios such as complying with regulations or ensuring users have relevant content available to them.  To support this, data retention policies have been available in Office 365 for some time. This allows organisations to perform actions such …

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Microsoft Teams and how to limit access

Suggestions for limiting access to Microsoft Teams & restricting the creation of new teams Microsoft Teams recently celebrated its first birthday and what a year it has been. Today, it is used by over 200,000 organisations in 181 markets and 39 languages. The forthcoming 2018 roadmap is packed with upcoming features including one-click meeting recording, …

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User adoption and its increasing importance

User adoption is now critical in a world of fast-moving change We are working in a world where technology is changing daily. And our workforce is spread across generations, from millennials all the way up to those contemplating retirement. Some people fear change while others embrace it. But it is something we all must accept. …

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Data residency solved with Office 365 Multi-Geo capability

Office 365 Tenant locations Multi-geo data residency is becoming a necessity for many businesses. ‘Choosing’ a geographic location when creating an Office 365 tenant causes problems for multi-national organisations. They need to comply with different data residency requirements for the countries or industries in which they operate. Also referred to as ‘data-at-rest’ or ‘data sovereignty,’ …

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Introduction to Microsoft Teams

What is Microsoft Teams? Microsoft Teams is the latest addition to the Office 365 suite and offers a new, unique way for co-workers to collaborate. Teams are collections of people, content, and tools that centre around different projects and jobs within an organisation. In Microsoft Teams, team members can have conversations and share files, notes …

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