Here’s a snippet of what’s happening this week in SharePoint and collaboration land. Microsoft Project news, a template app for user adoption, deep search via an add-on. And congratulations to Chris McNulty on being named CTO at HiSoftware!
What’s Not to Lite? Microsoft Lightens Project
Microsoft Project Lite is coming on May 1, 2014. Project Lite is a new cloud offering that enables project team members to edit and submit timesheets, collaborate on project related documents, update tasks, log issues and more. It is used in the context of projects that are managed with Microsoft Project Online. It starts at $7 per user/month. See Microsoft for details.
Intuitive and Ready-Made
Cloud|AG announced a template application, ServicePoint365. It is designed to help clients improve user adoption of SharePoint team sites for both SharePoint online and SharePoint on-premises environments. It offers “Centers” that are pre-configured to help users organize, collaborate, and manage information. For more information, visit Cloud|AG.
Not the SharePoint Farmer in the Dell
SharePoint MVP and former Dell CTO Chris McNulty was appointed CTO at HiSoftware this week. McNulty will have global responsibility for the company’s technology strategy for SharePoint and other areas including cloud, mobile and Web compliance and security. McNulty is a SharePoint MVP, MCTS, MCSE, MSA and MVTSP. Learn more in this HiSoftware press release.
Storage Made Easy announced an add-on connector to its unified file sharing and file discovery platform that enables the indexing and deep searching of documents whether they are stored behind the corporate firewall or on a public cloud such as DropBox, SharePoint, or any of the 45-plus cloud storage providers SME supports. Learn more at Storage Made Easy.