Category Archives: SPS Track 2

Sorting Through the Options to Connect & Collaborate in Office 365

Track 2: O365 Options & Best Practices – Wednesday 8 November 
11:45 – 12:30

Have you noticed that you now have multiple ways to connect and collaborate in Office 365? Teams, Groups, SharePoint, Yammer, Exchange—how do you provide guidance to your users so that they can make good choices? Too much choice can lead to chaos, while not enough choice can create too much friction for effective collaboration to happen. This session provides guidance and a framework to help you make the right choices for your organization so your users can get real work done in a hyper-connected world.

Presented by: Susan S. Hanley

Still Playing Catch-Up? Assessing the State of Collaboration in Office 365

Track 2: O365 Options & Best Practices – Wednesday 8 November 
13:30 – 14:15

During the last decade, Microsoft has virtually transformed the collaboration space through the SharePoint, Exchange, and Skype foundation. Despite name changes and a horde of new products, has collaboration materially improved? Has Office 365 provided the right suite of products to demonstrate the productivity gains we all hope to achieve? During this session, Shawn Shell briefly explores the Office 365 suite and identifies real potential gains, as well as identifies challenges that still exist.

Presented by: Shawn Shell

Tackling Adoption as a Service With Office 365

Track 2: O365 Options & Best Practices – Wednesday 8 November 
14:30 – 15:15

Office 365 provides an incredible amount of value to individual employees, teams, departments, and organizations. Much of this value is not realized immediately upon purchase or deployment of Office 365. The value is realized as more and more users understand, adopt, and embrace the technology. So how do we drive faster, sustainable and effective adoption? And, perhaps more importantly, how do we ensure our adoption approach scales and can keep up with the innovation the Office 365 service provides? Join Richard Harbridge as he shares real-world experience, advice, and activities that other customers are leveraging to get more from Office 365 and drive more meaningful adoption.

Presented by: Richard Harbridge