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How Many Channels Should a Team Have?

There's no definitive 'right' or 'wrong' way to structure Teams and channels, however there are some limits and best practices that can be followed to ensure the structures created are easy to use and navigate. This article explores the decision process Team owners can use to assess if a new channel is needed, what type should be used and how to manage large numbers of channels in a team.

September 10, 2021

New Expiring Access Policy to Control Guest Access to SharePoint Online Sites

Microsoft has introduced a new feature to control how long guests have access to content shared with them in SharePoint Online and OneDrive for Business. You can configure a tenant-wide policy and then tune the policy for specific sites. The new control does not affect guest access gained through membership of Microsoft 365 Groups. Here's what you need to know about SharePoint Online's guest expiration policy

August 11, 2021

Attend TEC 2021 and Learn from the Very Best

TEC 2021, The Experts Conference, takes place as a virtual event on September 1-2. In this article, Tony selects his favorite sessions from the event agenda. This isn't to say that the other sessions are no good. Everyone's got their own favorite topics and there are many other TEC 2021 sessions covering other topics which will make others very happy.

August 4, 2021

Microsoft Insists on Office 365 E5 for Automatic Decryption of Protected Documents in eDiscovery Searches

Microsoft insists that encrypted SharePoint and OneDrive for Business files found by eDiscovery searches can only be decrypted by Advanced eDiscovery, which requires Office 365 E5 licenses. This seems unfair, especially as Office 365 E3 tenants can create and use sensitivity labels to protect Office documents stored in SharePoint Online and OneDrive for Business. An example of not very joined up thinking when it comes to software licensing?

August 2, 2021

Office 365 10-Year Anniversary Series: SharePoint Online Reflections

This is the fourth article in a continuation of our weekly series celebrating the 10-year anniversary of Office 365. Senior Product Manager Randy Rempel reflects on his journey with SharePoint and how he changed the conversation with customers after the Office 365 cloud offering was made publicly made available.

July 1, 2021
Modern Compliance for SharePoint Site and Information Architecture
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Modern Compliance for SharePoint Site and Information Architecture

SharePoint site and information architecture has been around long enough to be an established practice and area of expertise in the SharePoint world. What’s new about it, however, is its elevated role in Microsoft 365 compliance. Architectural decisions made in a tenant can have lasting, follow-on effects which information architects need to be aware of. This post highlights some key points about how these decisions can affect managing compliance at scale by providing structure and governance to SharePoint.

May 17, 2021
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How to Use PowerShell to Remove OneDrive Files Found by a Content Search

How to Use PowerShell to Remove OneDrive Files Found by a Content Search

Ever wondered how to perform selective deletion of OneDrive documents found in Content Searches? While you can remove email using a content search action, Office 365 doesn’t include a method to cleanup OneDrive documents found by content searches. This article demonstrates how to use PowerShell to view the set of files, and then select files to remove.

May 5, 2021