Tag - OneDrive for Business

Moving to Microsoft 365 means getting to know your data (and your business)

Moving to Microsoft 365 means getting to know your data (and your business)

Through my website's contact form, I still hear about botched migrations to Microsoft 365 on a regular basis. This is usually due to exactly one problem: ignorance about the process, as well as ignorance about the datasets being migrated, as well as ignorance about the various tools that we have...
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The “Five Rules of Fields” for File Server Migrations to Microsoft 365

What a fun tongue twister, and such a practical resource that I am excited to share with you today! Well, actually a lot of this information you might have already gleaned by following my past posts about file server migration. But I still find that when I consult with folks...
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How do you deal with the unreasonable storage limits in SharePoint Online?!

I had a great question come in from a long-time reader recently: As I begin my journey to move clients from on-prem file servers to SharePoint/Teams, I keep getting hung up on the storage allocation.  1TB for an organization + 10GB/user is so far behind the times of what other vendors...
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The importance of starting with OneDrive

I am going to make an argument that OneDrive is the most important application for you to focus on when starting a new migration of files to Microsoft 365. Not Teams, and not SharePoint. OneDrive. I recommend starting here for a variety of reasons--and maybe not all of the ones...
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Understanding file server migrations to Microsoft 365

In my opinion, there is only one viable migration path to move data from old file servers to Microsoft 365: it has to be a user-engaged migration. IT people always ask me about tools--stuff like the SharePoint migration tool or Microsoft's recent acquisition of mover.io, and there are even fancier...
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Teams, SharePoint and OneDrive best practices? Part 3: Data governance

In part 1 of this series, we discussed external sharing and chat. In part 2, we dealt with access controls and notifications. Now, we turn our focus to Data governance, a very important conversation indeed when it comes to compliance. And when it comes to compliance, every organization is going to...
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Teams, SharePoint and OneDrive best practices? Part 2: Access control and notifications

In part 1 of this series we discussed how there is really no such thing as "best practices" on a rich and flexible collaboration platform like Office 365, which includes many applications--Teams, SharePoint and OneDrive to name just a few. However, you can certainly end up with some "bad" practices...
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