All things must pass, and SharePoint 2010 is no exception. While most of our clients have already migrated to the cloud, we still have many clients that are using SharePoint on-prem. Most of our clients that are on-prem have kept pace with upgrades to SharePoint. We are happy to report that most of them are using SharePoint 2016 or SharePoint 2019, however, we still have organizations using SharePoint 2010.Read More
Kiefer Consulting, Inc. announced it has achieved Microsoft Gold Datacenter Competency, demonstrating its ability to meet the evolving needs of Microsoft customers in today’s dynamic business environment.Read More
Microsoft SharePoint supports two basic User Interfaces (UI) designs; The “Classic” experience, and the “Modern” experience. The “Classic” experience is a highly customizable user interface that integrates SharePoint lists and libraries. The “Modern” experience is mobile ready, (currently) limits the visual customization that can be done, makes the creators’ experience more intuitive, and makes the user’s experience more collaborative. Many clients have asked us if they should use SharePoint “Modern” instead of “Classic”?Read More
We recently came across an excellent article in Forbes called, How to Establish a Culture of Employee Engagement.Read More
Migrating from your on-premise Exchange servers to Office 365 is the place to start for any organization that is moving to the cloud. The Kiefer team has worked with a number of clients that have moved their e-mail to Office 365. Our team has offered expert guidance and valuable insight to these clients to help in a seamless transition.Read More
Focus on the Features: Move SharePoint and OneDrive files in Office 365 and keep metadata and version history.
Our Focus on the Features blog highlights exciting features in the Microsoft Office 365 applications that you use every day. You may not realize that these features exist, so these blogs will hopefully shine some light on the capabilities that enable you to do more with Office 365.
Our Focus on the Features blog highlights exciting features in the Microsoft Office 365 applications that you use every day. You may not realize that these features exist, so these blogs will hopefully shine some light on the capabilities that enable you to do more with Office 365.Read More
SharePoint Architect Roles & Responsibilities in a Shifting Tide
For many IT professionals, building, supporting, and managing SharePoint infrastructure has become a full-time career, and as such, a dedicated role. However, if your SharePoint infrastructure is moving to a cloud-based solution, it may seem there is little room for growth in this niche, unless you plan on going to work for the cloud solution provider.
An organization’s intranet has the potential to be a valued resource for employees. It also can become the most underappreciated and underutilized resource that the organization has invested in. If you want to build a great intranet, you have to connect users to relevant and up-to-date content – quickly. If you are unable to deliver the desired information quickly, users will lose confidence in the intranet. Once users stop using the intranet, they’ll resort to using e-mail to locate and share information. This method is not only slow, but it also doesn’t guarantee that users are working with the most current and up to date information.