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Monthly archive for April 2014

SPTechCon San Francisco 2014 Highlights

SPTechCon San Francisco 2014 Highlights

SPTechCon San Francisco 2014 wrapped up last Friday. I was there from end to end, presenting in the first time slot Wednesday and the last time slot Friday. Here are some of my highlights from the show: Andrew Connell’s Keynote Andrew encouraged attendees to get used to the fact that Microsoft is moving to the cloud. As an example, he pointed out that Yammer has no executable install file. It is cloud only. And further, SharePoint Social will not be

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$20K+ of Software for $475 – Microsoft Action Pack

$20K+ of Software for $475 – Microsoft Action Pack

Update 4/22: Note that this offer does have restrictions. It’s aimed at tech companies which both my examples are. A friend at a small business asked me the most cost effective way to buy SharePoint for internal use and demonstration. I suggested the Microsoft Action Pack which is part of the Microsoft Partner Program. In the US, the program fee is $475  per year. There is also some paperwork involved, which can take time. The benefits for your company far

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Office 365 ProPlus, Click-to-run and Add-ins

Office 365 ProPlus, Click-to-run and Add-ins

ProPlus, the new Professional Plus Office 365 ProPlus offers a subscription based license for Office 2013 Desktop Software including Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint. If you want Office 2013 at home, that’s your option. Enterprises can also buy the software outright like you may be used to be able to do for home use. That license model is called Office 2013 Professional Plus. Here’s how Microsoft describes it in the ProPlus FAQ Both Office Professional Plus 2013 and Office 365

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