SharePoint 2016 Beta 2 – what’s new?

Last month Microsoft released SharePoint Server 2016 Beta 2. Let's see what's inside this build! The installation image is available on Microsoft Download Center site with 180-day trial key. The installation process is similar to the IT Preview version (see the detailed post). Please note that you cannot upgrade IT Preview version to Beta 2! What's new…Read more SharePoint 2016 Beta 2 – what’s new?

Office 2016 IT Pro and Developer Preview

This Monday Microsoft released the preview of Office 365 for IT pros and developers.  The early build does not contain all the planned features, more will be added however in the subsequent updates. The preview requires an active Office 365 subscription. A consumer-oriented preview should be released later this year. To download the preview application follow…Read more Office 2016 IT Pro and Developer Preview

SharePoint migration from 2010 to 2016?

As SharePoint 2016 is on its way, Microsoft hints it may be possible to migrate directly from SharePoint 2010 - i.e. without upgrading to SharePoint 2013 in the process. Benjamin Niaulin (Sharegate) noticed on his blog the following tweet of Microsoft's Senior Product Marketing Manager Bill Baer: #SharePoint question...if you could N-2 upgrade would you?…Read more SharePoint migration from 2010 to 2016?

World’s greatest SharePint…

...will happen at Microsoft Ignite, Chicago, May 4-8., along with the presentation of SharePoint Server 2016. Ignite, which replaced SharePoint Conference and several other Microsoft product events, is expected to be the prime conference for Microsoft IT pros. As MS promises on its blog, apart from the first-ever public demo of SharePoint 2016 there will be…Read more World’s greatest SharePint…

InfoPath is here to stay

It looks like something rose from the dead. As SharePoint MVP Vlad Catrinescu noticed on his blog, Microsoft had updated the blog post on the future of InfoPath and SharePoint Forms. Specifcally, InfoPath Forms Services WILL still be included in SharePoint 2016 and supported by Office 365 until further notice, although no longer developed. This might mean Microsoft programmers…Read more InfoPath is here to stay