SharePoint / Office Dev Patterns & Practices – September 2016 release

Office 365 and SharePoint Patterns and Practices (PnP) September 2016 release is out with new contributions from community for the community. This post contains all the details related on what was included with the release and what else has been happening in the PnP world during the past month.  

What is SharePoint / Office Dev Patterns & Practices (PnP)?

PnP is community driven open source initiative where and external community members are sharing their learning's around implementation practices for and . Active and contributions happen our GitHub projects under 'dev' branch and each month there will be a master merge (monthly release) with more comprehensive testing and communications. This is work done by the community for the community without any actual full time team members. It’s been great to find both internal and external people who are willing to assist and share their learning's for

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Microsoft’s LinkedIn Purchase – Why They Did it and Why SalesForce Should be Worried

's Purchase shocked a lot of people whereas others like myself saw it coming.  I read some really good articles on the subject from Business Insider and PC World and wanted to share some excerpts and my thoughts.   recently passed on a buyout from Microsoft because they couldn't come to terms on a number and/or the lack of interest in giving up control of the company by its CEO.  Read more below. Microsoft's LinkedIn Purchase - Business Insider Logo

Nadella wants to reinvent human resources and customer and sales software. He's going to marry LinkedIn with Microsoft's Dynamics and . Dynamics is Microsoft's customer relationship management (CRM), HR, and accounting apps. What Nadella is imagining is a LinkedIn that's so tightly bound with Office 365 and Dynamics that companies will naturally want to buy new cloud services that makes use of all

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New to Office 365 in May—updates to Skype for Business, Outlook, SharePoint and more – Office Blogs

There are some really exciting things coming out for , , , Azure, Office, Skype, you name it!  It's mind blowing how fast some of these new things are coming out and its looking more and more like people will have to begin becoming even more focused within this space as the functionality continues to grow and develop.  At some point, it's just going to be impossible to keep up with every single facet, actually it already is. make sure you take note that chat within a document is NOT saved like your other chats are.  This could be a good or a bad thing depending on how you look at things.  I can't wait to try this out with someone today.  I will let you know how the experience goes in the comments when I finally get

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