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With Yammer, Microsoft Needs to Rethink the Office Suite

by Larry Cannell  |  November 9, 2012  |  6 Comments

Next week I will be at the SharePoint Conference, where Microsoft is introducing SharePoint 2013. While a big question on many people’s minds is Microsoft’s plans for integrating SharePoint and Yammer, we will also get a closer look at other social software improvements. The acquisition of Yammer and the changes in SharePoint 2013 show that [...]

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Enterprise Implications of Office 365

by Larry Cannell  |  October 19, 2010  |  Comments Off

Microsoft will be adding multiple levels of enterprise packages to their BPOS (Business Productivity Online Services) SaaS offering and is also renaming the service to “Office 365.” All of these packages will be based on the latest releases of SharePoint, Exchange, and Lync (formerly called Office Communications Server). Microsoft Corp. today announced Microsoft Office 365, [...]

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Windows is From Venus, SharePoint is From Mars

by Larry Cannell  |  September 23, 2010  |  Comments Off

We’ve previously discussed how SharePoint and Office 2010 can integrate on many levels. However, while this may benefit Office users it does little to address the needs of a broader audience Microsoft serves: Windows users. For review, Office/SharePoint 2010 work together like no previous Office/SharePoint releases: Office has become a content management front-end for SharePoint. [...]

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