Training Wheels for External Sharing in Office 365

External sharing of SharePoint in Office 365, isn’t it awesome? By far one of my favorite features and a huge reason for SMB’s to make the jump to Office 365. Just think, setting up an Extranet where you can collaborate with your customers in SharePoint and you don’t have to pay one dime more in licensing fees for those external users. AND you don’t even have to mess with password resets and maintaining user accounts for those users. It’s beautiful when you think about it.  Sign me up? right?  I even wrote a blog post that walks you through configuring Continue reading Training Wheels for External Sharing in Office 365

Getting Started with External Access in Office 365

This article originally appeared at http://www.sptechcon.com/news/getting-started-with-external-access-in-office-365 One of the best features of Office 365 is the ability to easily collaborate with external users. By giving external users access to your SharePoint Online sites you can share documents, lists, calendars, tasks, issues, dashboards, set up alerts, and even use these users in your workflows. What’s even better, there are no extra license fees for these external users and Microsoft manages various account utilities (like changing passwords) making external sharing an extremely cost effective and simple feature in Office 365. For many organizations, the ability to quickly set up an extranet in Continue reading Getting Started with External Access in Office 365