Lync Online Observation: Missing Photos With Federated Users

After a few teething problems, I finally managed to get my Office 365 account (Plan P1) working with the Lync for Mac client. This isn’t a post about how those problems were resolved (update the client to version 14.0.1!) – but rather a comment on a simple observation made when I finally started to use . . . → Read More: Lync Online Observation: Missing Photos With Federated Users

Time for a change

So it was with slight regret but a lot of optimism that I moved on from Content and Code just last week to begin life as an independent SharePoint Consultant. I’ve had some great experiences at C&C over the past 4+ years and thoroughly enjoyed working with some of the SharePoint industry’s brightest minds, and . . . → Read More: Time for a change

Joining Microsoft in the Cloud

After hearing about Microsoft’s change of focus to Cloud Computing – they’re now ‘betting on the Cloud’ according to Steve Ballmer – I’ve been keeping my eye open for what this might mean in reality. I’ve just read a good post from Darryl Burling, a product manager for Online Services and SharePoint, which is a . . . → Read More: Joining Microsoft in the Cloud

Below The Fold Web Tools

There is a common perception that users do not scroll when visiting web sites. Studies from Jakob Nielsen have shown that whilst this isn’t the case it is certainly important to place important information above the page’s initially viewable area.

“Web users spend 80% of their time looking at information above the page fold. . . . → Read More: Below The Fold Web Tools

Writing a good email

Hands up if you’ve never sent a poorly written email? Hmmm, not sure I believe you. I saw an interesting link whilst reading a post from the Outlook Team blog on Best Practices for Outlook 2007 on the Do’s and Don’ts of writing great messages. Top three in each category for me were:

Do: Read . . . → Read More: Writing a good email