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    Release the Beast!

    We’ve nearly finished The Solution Collective’s Brisbane office refurb, and I am super excited to share some of the pics! Could this be the coolest office in Brisbane?

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    Bulk Metadata Editing in SharePoint

    Microsoft announced this week that they are rolling out a brand new Bulk Metadata Editing Feature, as part of the New Experience list view.  The feature is rolling out to Targeted Release customers from January 17th (Targeted Release is the new name for First Release – which is an opt-in program).

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    Is TechNet Dead?

    Is TechNet dead? No, it isn’t. But it is moving to https://docs.microsoft.com. And it’s pretty good too! Read more, plus other Office 365 updates.

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    SharePoint to look prettier?

    Microsoft are in the process of releasing a new feature that allows you to customise the ‘new experience’ site themes, including the ability to control the options available for your users.  Specifically it will now be possible for admins to create and upload custom site designs and custom site themes, storing them in a central, tenant-level gallery – applicable for use with both team and communication sites.

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    Microsoft ‘Teams’ to replace Slack#?

    Like many businesses out there, The Solution Collective first got onto Slack about 2 years ago as a way to reduce email-mageddon. We’ve also been really excited to see the pace at which Microsoft ‘Teams’ has been evolving – but is now the right time for us to finally make the jump from Slack to ‘Teams’? In this blog post we detail the process we went through to make that decision….

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    Visio Online is…. Online!

    In case you missed it, last week Microsoft announced that the popular Office tool Visio is now available for most people in its ‘Online’ flavour – as part of Office 365 ecosystem. I am loving this news, as it now means I can update my Server Diagrams, Project Roadmaps, and Other Doodles directly in the browser!

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    Are ‘To Do’ lists finally ‘Done’?

    Microsoft is promoting its new Office 365 app called ‘To-Do’ from First Release, to General Release. As a massive user of ‘To Do’ lists – I am pretty excited to see whether Microsoft’s To-Do can convince me to abandon my current love affair with Trello. In this blog I take a look at the app, and see what it can do.

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    Light SharePoint Up For Christmas!

    OK, maybe its a bit early for Christmas themed blog posts – but Microsoft have just announced that custom styling for ‘New Experience’ list columns is coming soon to those who are signed up the ‘First Release‘ program. And that feels like an early Christmas present to me!