Microsoft’s first SharePoint Virtual summit was held today Tuesday, May 16, 2017 and there were several fgreat announcements made. I’ve included about ½ dozen of these announcements. For the full story with the details from the summit, please visit the following site:

SharePoint Summit May, 2017

Also, information regarding SharePoint Server 2016 Feature Pack 2 was introduced today, which will be released in the fall of 2017, and it was noted that SharePoint Server 2016 there are no plans to make SharePoint Server 2016 the last on-premises version of SharePoint. You can read more about this announcement by visiting the following site:

SharePoint Server 2016 Feature Pack 2

In the meantime, here are just a few of the highlights from today’s summit:


OneDrive allows you to work with all of your files, personal and business, with Files On-Demand. Access your files from File Explorer without utilizing any local disk space.



New sharing configuration settings with the OneDrive Admin Center in Office 365.




SharePoint Online Team site document libraries allows you to quickly and easily share folders.



Share documents seamlessly from File Explorer on your Windows PC or using Finder on a Mac.

Easily add SharePoint pages to Microsoft Teams



A new modern SharePoint Online Admin experience was introduced for easier management of your SharePoint sites.



A new site called a communication site is available, bringing a new generation of your intranet.


Again, please feel free to visit the site below for the full story and details of the announcements from the SharePoint Virtual Summit held on Tuesday, May 16, 2017.

SharePoint Summit May, 2017