Office 365–Yammer and Outlook Groups

I realized as I was writing my posts about Outlook Groups that some people might wonder if there would be a reason to use a Group in place of Yammer or vice versa.  So I thought a quick discussion about…

Office 365 – “Outlook” Groups, Part 2

In the first part of this series I looked at the basics of creating an Outlook Group in the Office 365 Mail client and I also highlighted the components of the created Group.  In this post I’m going to look…

Office 365 – “Outlook” Groups, Part 1

One of my favourite features in O365 is Groups.  I think it is one of the most useful features that Microsoft has rolled into O365 over the past 12 – 14 months and one that all organization sizes can utilize. …

Exchange almost gone KABOOM?

There is an old Bugs Bunny cartoon where Marvin the Martian is working with his illudium Q-36 Explosive Space Modulator and it doesn’t work.  “Where’s the kaboom? There was supposed to be an earth-shattering kaboom!”, says Marvin when nothing happens. …

Uncle Rob’s Office 365 Migration Primer – Part 1

I had a meeting last week with a non-profit and during our discussions I heard many of the same things that I have heard in the past which indicate a total lack of understanding on the part of the end-user…

Outlook Digital ID (digital signature)

A Digital ID (digital signature) is much like an SSL certificate used on secured websites (think HTTPS) as it allows your Outlook to “stamp” your email with a digital ID that establishes the authenticity of the email.  Just as the…

Office 365 — MOWA, OWA and Outlook

Microsoft released “Outlook” for iOS and Android yesterday (January 29, 2015). iPhone/iPad/Android and others have traditionally connected to Exchange services via ActiveSync.  Depending on the phone/tablet vendor’s implementation, ActiveSync can “sync” email, calendar and other info between the phone/tablet and…

Outlook users can wreak havoc when you move to new Exchange

I came across a very weird problem this past week that had me scratching my head for a bit.  I had just finished helping a non-profit customer migrate to a net-new Windows domain after they had suffered through a “broken”…