The Art of Stress-free Productivity

January 15th, 2016|

by Debbie Ireland

Have you read Getting Things Done – (GTD) the art of stress-free productivity by David Allen? I would highly recommend it as a system for organising the multitude of tasks and to-do lists we need to maintain on a daily basis.

In this world of information overload, and where (due to electronic mail) communication […]

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Microsoft Project Briefing events

September 24th, 2015|

You are invited!
This free event is hosted by Microsoft.
 When:
Auckland – Tuesday 20 October, 9am – 11.30am

Christchurch – Wednesday 21 October, 9am – 11.30am

Wellington – Thursday 22 October, 9am – 11.30am
Your hosts:
Youssef Mourra, from NonSuch Consulting, an expert in the field of Project, Program and Portfolio Management.
Nishanth Satheesan, APAC Project Sales Lead and Global Black Belt […]

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WPC: Summary – From Orlando!

August 8th, 2015|

ShareThePoint Managing Director, Debbie Ireland, was in Orlando, Florida at the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference (WPC), in July, along with 82 other New Zealand Partner attendees and 13 Microsoft NZ staff. Over 12,000 partners attended from around the globe. What an awesome experience to have such a breadth of talent and vision in one place!

Debbie […]

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ShareThePoint’s 2015 Productivity Roadshow!

June 30th, 2015|

The Productivity Roadshow covered 14 towns across New Zealand during March and April 2015. It was free to attend and attracted registrations from over 550 people.

As a SharePoint Trainer, Debbie Ireland (MVP) is constantly answering the questions about “what it actually is” that SharePoint is capable of.

So that is precisely what the presentation covered: two […]

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Office 365 Groups: Sharing files and sites with a Group

May 29th, 2015|

At Microsoft Ignite, we heard much about Office 365 Groups. It’s clearer to me now that Groups are not just a group of collaborative tools that can be self provisioned for a group. Groups are an identity in Azure Active Directory and are going to be used extensively throughout the different services in Office 365. […]

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Sway starts rolling out to Office 365: Initial Reactions

May 22nd, 2015|

Office Blogs announced Sway is rolling out to Office 365 beginning today. So I wanted to share my initial experiences as I take a look at what’s available.

Since the announcement, there’s a few discussions in the Sway group on the Office 365 Network about preventing Office 365 Sway’s from being shared publicly and how to […]

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My #MSIgnite 2015

May 1st, 2015|

Welcome to my Microsoft Ignite story. It will be told Live using some of my favourite Microsoft Office tools, embedded and linked to this page.
This page will become very much like a dashboard of my MSIgnite experience, using:

Sway
OneNote with Office 365
OneDrive
Yammer

I will use multiple Sways, one for each day. There is so much happening at […]

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Nintex and Sharegate New Partnership

April 29th, 2015|

Nintex and Sharegate Announce Partnership to Move Customers to Office 365
Tools enable customers to efficiently migrate to hybrid and cloud environments
Bellevue, WA (PRWEB) April 22, 2015
Nintex, the global standard in workflow automation, and Sharegate, a leader in content, migration and management, today announced that Sharegate is extending its SharePoint migration solution to include migration paths […]

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OneNote Class Notebook Creator – Officially Launched

March 11th, 2015|

Microsoft have officially launched the OneNote Class Notebook Creator, after months of a successful preview and feedback from schools.

“Built on Office 365 and SharePoint Online, the OneNote Class Notebook Creator saves teachers time and boosts classroom efficiency by:

Making it easier to collect homework, quizzes, exams and handouts.
Enabling all student work and teacher feedback to be […]

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Finding the Stuff You Have Stored: Part 2

February 23rd, 2015|

​In the last post we looked at some of the common ways we can interact with views in SharePoint.

In this post we will look at what options we have available to present the information in a meaningful way.​​ If you haven’t created a personal view before, check out the instructions here​.
Sort​ing
What is most important? What is […]

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