Here is a quick introduction OneDrive for Business. In this 5-minute video, you will learn:
- What’s wrong with My Documents.
- Why store documents on OneDrive
- How does OneDrive work without Internet Connection
- Benefits of storing files on OneDrive
- Sharing on OneDrive
- Sharing from Office
- Outlook tip: Send links instead of email attachments
- Edit together on same document
- Versioning on OneDrive
- OneDrive file type supports
- How to use Onedrive for the first time
Interested in more details? Read these articles.
Here is a collection of all articles related to OneDrive. This page will be updated whenever I write more articles on this topic – OneDrive for Business.
Continue reading Knowledge Pack: OneDrive for Business
One of the most important components of Office 365 is OneDrive. Unfortunately, most customers do not understand and promote all the benefits of OneDrive to all the end users. Due to this, the product is underutilized as well as misused. In this article, I discuss this problem in detail and provide a simple and practical approach.
Continue reading Office 365 Worst Practices – Part 5 – “We have not deployed OneDrive yet!”
Yes. You read it correctly. If you have OneDrive for Business, there is no logical reason why you would want to store files in My Documents. Here is why.
Continue reading Don’t save any documents to My Documents
This is not just a brand name. The word “one” is the key to understanding how to use OneDrive. That is why everyone should know it.
Continue reading Why is OneDrive called “ONE” drive?
Word documents stored on OneDrive and SharePoint can be edited by more than one persons simultaneously. This is a very useful and powerful feature. (Read this article for details). Each person can edit in different places. Temporarily the current paragraph is locked for others. When the document is saved, the paragraph is automatically unlocked so that others can work on it.
Continue reading Blocking others from editing parts of the document
As we know by now, sending mails with attachments is generally a bad idea. We also know that storing the file on the cloud – using OneDrive and sending a link is a more convenient option. We refuse to change our behavior in spite of knowing the benefits of the new way of file sharing. So Microsoft changed its product to suit our lack of flexibility.
Now you create a new mail, click on the Attach button, choose the file from local PC as usual – and NOW Outlook Web Access asks you a simple question. Do you really want to ATTACH the file or should I store it on OneDrive and send a shared link? You just have one click to decide that. Just choose the OneDrive option and you get all the benefits.
Simple, effective – yet ignored. Start using it!
The webinar conducted on 30th June had a tremendous response. Most participants waited for the Q&A session as well which went on for almost 30 minutes.
You can view the video on YouTube or Download it from OneDrive. You can also download the presentation from OneDrive.
The YouTube video also embedded here for your convenience. Enjoy watching and share it with your friends if you like it.
This is an amazing feature which is largely unknown. Just create desired calculations in Excel, publish to SharePoint and now, parameters can be changed on a browser page with automatic recalculation. ZERO programming!
Continue reading Excel and SharePoint: Instant web calculators without programming
Next time, before habitually attaching the file – explore these sharing options.
Continue reading Have you noticed the new Sharing options for documents?