SharePoint Server 2016 Feature Pack 2 ‘Lite’ released by Microsoft

When Microsoft launched SharePoint Server 2016, they said you’ll no longer have to wait for the next major release of SharePoint to obtain new features and functionality introduced in SharePoint Online. They are following through with this concept by releasing SharePoint Server 2016 Feature Pack 2 in early September of 2017 nearly a year after Feature Pack 1 was released. Microsoft also just re-released Feature Pack 1 again in August of 2017 which is KB4011049. Personally, it seems like a long time in between feature packs considering how many changes have been made to SharePoint Online. Feature packs, also called Public Updates or PUs, include all previous updates for SharePoint Server 2016 including… Read More

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Office Online Server Update Released

Office Online Server Update Microsoft released Office Online Server (OOS), formerly known as Office Web Apps (OWA) earlier this year, and recently announce the first significant update to it. First the good news and that is that this  November update provides improvements in the following eight functional areas of OOS: Performance improvements to co-authoring in Word Online Improved picture resizing in Word Online Improvements when working with tables in Word Online and PowerPoint Online, including better drag-and-drop support Support for showing spelling errors inline in the PowerPoint editor Copy and paste improvements in PowerPoint Online Support for embedded Power View sheets in Excel Online Support for shapes in Excel Online… Read More

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Microsoft Ignite Review

Last week, I spent time with over 23,000 of my closest friends in Chicago at the Microsoft Ignite conference learning, networking, eating, and enjoying a bevy as we absorbed as much information as possible on topics including Windows 10, SQL Server, SharePoint, Office 365, and Azure just to name a few. Within these areas there were sessions containing information for IT Pros, developers, information workers, and anyone else working in any capacity of technology and not just Microsoft, as there were several mentions of Apple products as well. This was the first conference of its kind in the fact it combined TechEd and several product-specific conferences, like SharePoint and SQL… Read More

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