SharePoint – Productivity Hub updated

As you may already know, Microsoft has provided the Productivity Hub hosted by a SharePoint 2010 site collection. For those who don’t know what is Productivity Hub: this is a Microsoft SharePoint Server 2010 SP1 site collection that offers training materials for end-users. Until today, the Productivity Hub was not compatible with SharePoint 2010 SP1 (due to the site collection backup). So go to http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?id=28178 to get the updated release.…

Read More

Office 365 – Lync client for Mac now available from download

Following the announcement of the Lync client for Mac availability, Office 365 customers are now able to download it for use with their Office 365 account. Connect to the download page (https://portal.microsoftonline.com/download/) and go to Step 2 download and install Lync client. To know more about setting up your Mac client, go to: For Enterprise plan http://onlinehelp.microsoft.com/en-us/office365-enterprises/hh180727.aspx For Small Business plan http://onlinehelp.microsoft.com/en-us/office365-smallbusinesses/gg192873.aspx Enjoy

Read More

SharePoint 2010 – Send the URL of the current item with a workflow using SharePoint Designer

I know the best practices to develop a workflow is to use Visual Studio and deploy it within a solution. But sometime, it’s better (and simpler) to use SharePoint Designer In this case, I wanted to send an specific formatted email to some users (the item creator and 2 administrators) when an item is created and/or updated. In this email, apart of other details, I wanted to provided the link…

Read More

Office 365 – Small Business Essentials integration configuration (Step 1)

To follow my previous which announced the availability of the extension for Office 365 integration with Office 365, here is a small post regarding the installation and configuration. Prerequisites Go to the Connect website to get the update for Office 365 integration (http://connect.microsoft.com/sbs) Before to install this update, you must ensure your SBE is up to date; especially, ensure you have the Update Rollup 1 for SBE installed (http://support.microsoft.com/kb/2554629) Once…

Read More

Office 365 – Small Business Server Essentials now able to interact with Office 365 (beta)

Microsoft has released a beta version of the Office 365 Integration Module for Windows Small Business Essentials 2011. The Office 365 Integration Module for Windows SBS 2011 Essentials extends the features of the server Dashboard by providing seamless integration with Office 365 services. When you integrate Office 365 with the server, you can: Subscribe to Office 365 or configure the server to use an existing subscription. Perform the following Office…

Read More